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Essentialism

The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Autor: Greg McKeown
Sprecher: Greg McKeown
Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 14 Min.
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Have you ever found yourself struggling with information overload?

Have you ever felt both overworked and underutilised?

Do you ever feel busy but not productive?

If you answered yes to any of these, the way out is to become an essentialist.

In Essentialism, Greg McKeown, CEO of a leadership and strategy agency in Silicon Valley who has run courses at Apple, Google and Facebook, shows you how to achieve what he calls the disciplined pursuit of less. Being an essentialist is about a disciplined way of thinking. It means challenging the core assumptions of "we can have it all" and "I have to do everything" and replacing them with the pursuit of "the right thing in the right way at the right time".

By applying a more selective criteria for what is essential, the pursuit of less allows us to regain control of our own choices so we can channel our time, energy and effort into making the highest possible contribution toward the goals and activities that matter.

Using the experience and insight of working with the leaders of the most innovative companies and organisations in the world, McKeown shows you how to put Essentialism into practice in your own life, so you, too, can achieve something great.

©2015 Greg McKeown (P)2015 Random House AudioBooks

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brings it to the core...

... with a bunch of anecdotes. but that's fine!
was inspiring for me but i just passed that point when getting the audiobook.

really going essential is so important and, in the beginning, not so easy to start with. we are so used to trying to do it all, that's whats wrong with society ;) back to the basics and life will become easy and fullfilling.

this book is a good recommendation if you have no clue how and need the Inspiration and explanation.

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Great teachings with great values!

I bought the book about the embark on a journey, and it is exactly what I needed to live by values of a more essential lifestyle.
I loved the comparisons.

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Required listening for everyone

Forget all other business or productivity books. One simple principle laid out clearly with many actionable pieces of advice. Do refer to it regularly!

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this book walks its talk

this book focuses on the essential message (duh) in a beautiful way.

precise questions, directly applicable in my business, meaningful examples, good structure. and hearty, motivation closing words!

the speaker does an amazing job, is clearly audible and has an appealing voice tembre, ready to listen to.

i definitely recommend the book and this audio book.

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Best Book ever

This book will shape and change my life, I'm sure if it. A must read for people who feel overwelmed by all tasks to be performed in a day.

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Essential read for anyone

a good reminder to focus on what's most important, and to learn to say no to what isn't.

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Life changing!

Deep insights, convincingly delivered. I love this book and have read/listened to it 3 times so far.