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289. Million Dollar Weekend with Noah Kagan and Taylor Wallace (Part 1)
288. Life Ignition Tools with Jeff Karp (Part 2)
287. Life Ignition Tools with Jeff Karp (Part 1)
286. Daring to Ask with Jeff Wetzler (Part 2)
285. Daring to Ask with Jeff Wetzler (Part 1)
284. The Art of Subtraction with Leidy Klotz (Part 2)
283. The Art of Subtraction with Leidy Klotz (Part 1)
282. What’s Essential: Deep Listening with Dean Helen Williams (Replay)
281. What’s Essential: The Disciplined Pursuit of Home with Drew & Linda Scott (Replay)
280. What’s Essential: The Power of Systems with Rob Dyrdek (Replay)
279. Strength in Belonging with Sue Johnson (Part 2)
278. Strength in Belonging with Sue Johnson (Part 1)
277. Think Remarkable with Guy Kawasaki (Part 2)
276. Think Remarkable with Guy Kawasaki (Part 1)
275. Supercommunicators with Charles Duhigg
274. Cultivating Mindful Relationships and Creative Growth with Leo Babauta (Part 2)
273. Cultivating Mindful Relationships and Creative Growth with Leo Babauta (Part 1)
272. The Invincible Power of Choosing to Choose
271. The Power of True Connection with Erik Newton
270. Essential Happiness with Mo Gawdat (Part 2)
269. Essential Happiness with Mo Gawdat (Part 1)
268. What’s Essential: David Allen on Getting the Right Things Done (Replay)
267. Grit and Growth with Brian Murphy (Part 2)
266. The Strength of Weak Ties
265. Grit and Growth with Brian Murphy (Part 1)
264. Family, Trauma, and Hope with Jennie Allen (Part 2)
263. Family, Trauma, and Hope with Jennie Allen (Part 1)
262. The Formative Power of Attachment (Fewer But Deeper Series: Part 3)
261. Greg Wells on Optimizing Your Life with Deliberate Recovery (Replay)
260: What’s Essential: Q&A on The Power Of Small Wins (Replay)
259. Simon Sinek on The “Power” Of Finding Your Why (Replay)
258: The 85% Rule (Replay)
257. Purpose with Samuel Wilkinson (Part 2)
256. The Formative Power of Attachment (Fewer But Deeper Series: Part 3)
255. Purpose with Samuel Wilkinson (Part 1)
254. Bringing Relationships into Focus (Fewer But Deeper Series: Part 2)
253. Clear Thinking with Shane Parrish (Part 2)
252. The Paradox of Connectivity (Fewer But Deeper Series: Part 1)
251. Clear Thinking with Shane Parrish (Part 1)
250. Higher Contribution for Large-Scale Change with Dr. Rajiv Shah (Part 2)
249. Understanding the Trap of Negative Leverage (10X Series: Part 5)
248. Higher Contribution for Large-Scale Change with Dr. Rajiv Shah (Part 1)
247. One-Time Decisions (10X Series: Part 4)
246. Experience Vs. Expertise with Eduardo Briceño (Part 2)
245. The Power of Unique Knowledge (10X Series: Part 3)
244. Experience Vs. Expertise with Eduardo Briceño (Part 1)
243. The Best of What Others Know (10X Series: Part 2)
242. Strategic Quotients with Rich Horwath (Part 2)
241. 10X Series (Part 1)
240. Strategic Quotients with Rich Horwath (Part 1)
239. The Relentless Elimination of Noise (Part 4)
238. Understanding Generational Trends in Today’s Society with Mauro Guillén (Part 2)
237. The Relentless Elimination of Noise (Part 3)
236. Understanding Generational Trends in Today’s Society with Mauro Guillén (Part 1)
235. The Relentless Elimination of Noise (Part 2)
234. 10 Years of Creativity, Inc. with Ed Catmull (Part 2)
233. The Relentless Elimination of Noise
232. 10 Years of Creativity, Inc. with Ed Catmull (Part 1)
231. The Disciplined Pursuit of Doing Nothing (Replay)
230. Entering the World of Another with Nate Walkingshaw (Part 2)
229: The Most Important Question in Any Language (Replay)
228. Entering the World of Another with Nate Walkingshaw (Part 1)
227. The Vasa – Define Your Done (Replay)
226. The Finitude of Life with Oliver Burkeman (Part 2)
225. The 1-2-3 Method
224. The Finitude of Life with Oliver Burkeman (Part 1)
223. What Would You Do With an Extra Day Each Week? (Replay)
222. From Geek to Genius with Ron Johnson and Jeremy Utley (Part 2)
221. A Tale of Two Billionaires
220. From Geek to Genius with Ron Johnson and Jeremy Utley
219. Curiosity Is a Discipline
218. The Timeless Quest for Success with Hitendra Wadhwa
217. Design a Personalized Essential Daily Routine With the Help of AI
216. A Shared Strength of Three Microsoft CEOs with Brad Smith
215. Say No Effortlessly and Gracefully With the Help of AI
214. Is AI A Tool or Weapon with Microsoft’s Brad Smith (Part 1)
213. Leveraging AI for an Essentialist and Effortless Lifestyle
212: Transitions with Anna McKeown (Part 2)
211: Essentialism and Transitions
210: Transitions with Anna McKeown (Part 1)
209: It’s Not Too Late (Replay)
208. Perspective, Happiness & Social Friction with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee (Replay)
207: The Bottleneck to Everything You Want (Replay)
206: The Jobs-to-be-Done Theory with Tony Ulwick (Part 2)
205: 10X Your Results with Less Effort (Replay)
204: The Jobs-to-be-Done Theory with Tony Ulwick (Part One)
203: Being Understood Is Not the Same As Feeling Understood
202: Making Communication Memorable with Matt Abrahams
201: From Problem Solving to Problem Finding (Part 4)
200: From Problem Solving to Problem Finding (Part 3)
199: Finding King Richard III with Philippa Langley (Part 2)
198: From Problem Solving to Problem Finding (Part 2)
197: Finding King Richard III with Philippa Langley (Part 1)
196: From Problem Solving to Problem Finding (Part 1)
195: The Shape of Life with Bruce Feiler (Part 2)
194: Trust (Effortless Work Series)
193: The Shape of Life with Bruce Feiler (Part 1)
192: Increase Productivity in the Workplace (Effortless Work Series)
191: Navigating Life’s Biggest Decisions with Abby Davisson (Part 2)
190: Make Email Effortless (Effortless Work Series)
189: Navigating Life’s Biggest Decisions with Abby Davisson (Part 1)
188: Effortless Series – Meetings
187: Reframing Your Problems with Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg (Part 2)
186: Cambridge Series – Friends
185: Reframing Your Problems with Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg (Part 1)
184: Cambridge Series – Cycling
183: Utilizing Neurodiversity with Sir Simon Baron-Cohen (Part 2)
182: Cambridge Series – Newton
181: Utilizing Neurodiversity with Sir Simon Baron-Cohen (Part 1)
180: Cambridge Series – King’s College Chapel
179: Experiential Intelligence with Soren Kaplan
178: Leadership Essentials
177: Psychological Safety in Today’s Workplace with Dr. Amy Edmondson (Part 2)
176. Eliminate the Nonessentials (Replay)
175: Psychological Safety in Today’s Workplace with Dr. Amy Edmondson (Part 1)
174: Transforming Mental Clutter into Clarity
173: Protecting Your Peak Attention Windows with Dr. Gloria Mark (Part 2)
172: The Most Important Question in Any Language
171: Protecting Your Peak Attention Windows with Dr. Gloria Mark
170: Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day
169: How to Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution with Uri Levine (Part 2)
168: Designing a Day that Really Matters
167: How to Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution with Uri Levine (Part 1)
166: The Disproportionate Power of Language
165: Turning Chaos Into Clarity with Alison Jones
164: The Human Desire to Be Heard
163: Identifying Your Circle of Competence with Kyle Westaway (Part 2)
162: The Quiet Person with the Answer
161: Identifying Your Circle of Competence with Kyle Westaway (Part 1)
160: It’s Not Too Late
159: Humans Weren’t Designed For This
158: One Decision That Makes 1000
157: See Through People’s Masks
156: The Man Who Couldn’t Show Weakness
155: Confronting Conflict with Amy Gallo
154: The 85% Rule
153: What Great Listeners Actually Do with Jack Zenger (Part 2)
152: What Great Listeners Actually Do with Jack Zenger (Part 1)
151: How To Be Okay When You’re Not Okay
150: The #1 Way To Remove Resistance In Your Day
149: Agreeing vs. Understanding with Matthew McConaughey (Part 2)
148: Agreeing vs. Understanding with Matthew McConaughey (Part 1)
147: The Changemaker Mindset with Alex Budak (Part 2)
146: Bad Is Stronger Than Good
145: The Changemaker Mindset with Alex Budak (Part 1)
144: One Habit to Change Every Aspect of Your Life
143: True North Leadership with Bill George (Part 2)
142: The Only Business Metric That Matters with Jeremy Utley
141: True North Leadership with Bill George (Part 1)
140: One Phrase For Achieving Psychological Safety
139. Anti-Time Management with Richie Norton (Part 2)
138: The DNA of Human Motivation
137. Anti-Time Management with Richie Norton (Part 1)
136. What If You Could Be 1% More Intelligent Every Day?
135. How To Live Life In Crescendo with Cynthia Covey Haller
134. The Highest Leverage Activity In The World
133. Why 10X Is Easier Than 2X with Dr. Benjamin Hardy (Part 2)
132. The Disciplined Pursuit of Doing Nothing
131. Machine Living: Operating System for Your Life with Rob Dyrdek (Part 2)
130. The Vasa – Define Your Done
129. Systems You Need to 10 X with Rob Dyrdek (Part 1)
128. Perspective Guessing Vs. Perspective Getting
127. How Limits Make You Limitless with Dr. Ben Hardy
126. The Surprising Secret to Extraordinary Influence
124. What Would You Do With an Extra Day Each Week?
123. The Relationship Trap with Professor C. Terry Warner (Part 2)
122. The Greatest Breakthrough in Psychology in 50 Years with Professor C. Terry Warner (Part 1)
121. Solve Problems Before They Happen with Dan Heath
120. What Residual Results Are You Getting in Your Life?
119. Understanding Each Other with Parker J. Palmer (Part 2)
118. Understanding Each Other with Parker J. Palmer (Part 1)
117. Turn Your Story into Meaningful Action with Dan Davis, Founder of Stiry
116. How Steve Jobs Always Got It Right
115. The Heavier or Lighter Path? with Chris Williams
114. How to Eliminate Social Tension
113. Perspective, Happiness & Social Friction with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee
112. Meaning is More Powerful than Time
111. Where You Learned to Handle Conflict (with Anna McKeown)
110. How Much Relationship Capital Do You Have?
109. The Super Power You’re Not Using
108. The Bottleneck to Everything You Want
107. 10X Your Results with Less Effort
106. Eliminate the Nonessentials
105. Mediation & Creating A High Trust Agreement
104. Responding Instead of Reacting
103. Tell Me: Where am I Wrong?
102. Choose Purpose Over Position
101. Come What May & Love It
100. What Happens Next Matters Most
99. Greg’s Speed Coaching with Matthew McConaughey, Revisited
98. Greg on Rest
97. Influential Leadership with Stephen M.R. Covey
96. Greg and Anna McKeown on the Routines of Daily Life
95. Essential Global Prioritization with Dr. Bjorn Lomborg
94. Greg on The Genius of Routine
93. All You Ever Have is Now with Dr. Amishi Jha
92. Adam Shoalts On The Importance Of Solo Adventures In Life
91. Jennie Allen On Finding Your People And Building Your Community
90. Greg and Anna McKeown on the Power of Small Wins
89. Greg on The Power Of The Graceful No
88. Dan Pink On The Power Of Regret And Living With It
87. Ximena Vengoechea On How To Hear What Really Matters
86. Rob Dyrdek on The Advantages Of Being Part Alien, Creating A “Rhythm Of Experience” document and The Four Stages To An Extraordinary Lifestyle
85. Greg McKeown on How To Create Your Essential Intent: The One Decision That Makes 1,000!
84. Chip Conley On The Great Midlife Edit
83. Arthur Brooks on Living a Better and Happier Life – Repost
82. Five of Greg’s Favorite Things and Effortless/Chapter 1-Invert: What if This Could Be Easy?
81. Anna McKeown on How to Discern More and Do Less
80. Author Joseph Grenny on Shortening Your Lagtime
79. Greg’s Solo Q&A Part 2
78. Greg’s Solo Q&A Part 1
77. Author Ken Coleman on “Defining Your Purpose”
76. Greg and Anna McKeown on “The Importance To Nurture The Power Of Choice In Your Own Family”
75. Simon Sinek on The “Power” Of Finding Your Why
74. Greg McKeown on Achieving Breakthrough Results Without the Burnout
73. Dave Hollis on Moving Closer to Purpose
72. Dorie Clark on How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World
71. Molly Fletcher on Finding Your Purpose In Life
70. Greg McKeown on The Absolute Awfulness of Being Misunderstood
69. Carey Nieuwhof on Getting Time, Energy, and Priorities in Your Favor
68. Dave Noll on Enjoying Every Moment of the Journey
67. Progress, The Courage to Be Rubbish
66. Jeff Burningham on Learning to Define and Achieve Sustainable Success
65. Sergey Young on An Insider’s Guide to Growing Young
64. Anna McKeown on Nurturing Your Own Unique Strengths
63. Shannon Doherty on A Platform to Influence Happiness
62. Clay Drinko on The Intersection of Improvisation, Science, and the Everyday
61. Barry Eggers on The Power of Trust and Leverage
60. Luke Burgis on Why We Want What We Want
59. Ann Berry on Redefining Achievement Through Passion
58. Trust, The Engine of High-Leverage Teams
57. Jacob Morgan on The Future of Leadership
56. Arthur Brooks on Living a Better and Happier Life
55. Kim Scott on Caring Personally While Challenging Directly
54. Scott O’Neil on Keeping You Present, Grounded, and Thriving
53. Rachel Cooke on Navigating Leadership Through Burnout
52. Greg Wells on Optimizing Your Life with Deliberate Recovery
51. Rest: The Art of Doing Nothing
50. Greg and Anna McKeown on Making it Easier to Do What Matters Most
49. Matthew McConaughey on Fifty Years of Greenlights (Part Two)
48. Matthew McConaughey on Fifty Years of Greenlights (Part One)
47. Jon Acuff on The Surprising Solution to Overthinking
46. Phil Randazzo & Matthew Griffin on Making a Successful Transition
45. Tanya Dalton on Productivity With Bespoke Solutions
44. John Hope Bryant on Making Every Moment Count
43. A Conversation on Essentialism with Maria Shriver
42. Judson Brewer on Overcoming Anxiety at the Source
41. Bruce Greyson on Exploring the Nature of Life and Beyond
40. Michael Hyatt on Winning at Work and Succeeding in Life
39. Nir Eyal on How to be Indistractable
38. Sheri Salata on Trial, Transcendence, and Transformation
37. Benjamin Hardy on The Formula to Achieve Bigger Goals
36. An Essential Intervention with Matheus Moura
35. Ethan Kross on How to Harness the Voice in Your Head
34. An Essential Intervention with Elena Aguilar
33. Thomas Dimitroff on Navigating a New Path
32. An Essential Intervention with Caroline Achkar
31. Anna McKeown on The Birth of Essentialism (rebroadcast)
30. Drew & Linda Scott on The Disciplined Pursuit of Home (rebroadcast)
29. An Essential Intervention with Vanessa Guzman
28. Josh Shipp on The Teenager Whisperer
27. Nate Checketts on Harnessing Your Uniqueness
26. Dana Biberston on Emptiness and the 100-Year Vision
25. Jay Papasan on the First Thing
24. An Essential Intervention with Anika
23. Banks Benitez on the Magic of the 4-Day Workweek
22. Gretchen Rubin on Exploring Human Nature
21. Anna McKeown on The Perks of Being Unavailable
20. Jordan Harbinger on Elite Time Management and Networking
19. An Essential Intervention with Joanna Davey
18. An Essential Intervention with Grigory and Elizaveta Kharitidis
17. Jay Shetty on Thinking Like a Monk
16. An Essential Conversation with Derrick Johnson
15. Ben Bergeron on Defining Success and Chasing Excellence
14. An Essential Intervention with Robert Glazer
13. An Essential Intervention with Danielle LaGrone
12. Ryan Holiday on A Conviction of Excellence
11. Cal Newport on Unplugging the Static
10. An Essential Intervention with BJ Fogg
9. Eve Rodsky on Playing Dysfunctional Games
8. Patrick McGinnis on The Fear Of Missing Out
7. An Essentialist Intervention with Nurse Emily Stewart
6. David Allen on Getting the Right Things Done
5. Rachel Hollis on The Montage At the End of Your Life
4. Dean Helen Easterling Williams, EdD on Why Black Lives are Essential
3. Arianna Huffington on What Is Essential Now?
2. Drew & Linda Scott on The Disciplined Pursuit of Home
1. Anna McKeown on The Birth of Essentialism

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