New York Times Article: “Why You Start Things You’ll Never Finish

Every Monday, S.L. editor Tim Herrera of the New York Times emails readers with tips and advice for living a better, more fulfilling life. He recently published an article titled “Why You Start Things You’ll Never Finish”. In this article he mentioned Greg and Greg’s Book Essentialism. Here’s the quote:

There’s a “predisposition of humans to underestimate the time it takes to complete a thing” called the planning fallacy, which leads us to overcommit to opportunities at the expense of actually completing them, said Greg McKeown, author of “Essentialism” (one of my favorite books).

It’s a great article that complement Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. You can read the full article on the New York Times website by going here: