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Greg McKeown - How Essentialism Brings Meaning to Your Life

January 20, 2024 Mo Gawdat / Greg McKeown Episode 281
Slo Mo: A Podcast with Mo Gawdat
Greg McKeown - How Essentialism Brings Meaning to Your Life
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In today's episode of Slo Mo, we're joined by Greg McKeown, the mind behind the 'Essentialist' philosophy. Greg, renowned for his insights on simplifying life's complexities, shares his personal journey, shedding light on the experiences and inspirations that have shaped his perspective.

He is an influential author and speaker, best known for his work on essentialism and simplicity. His notable books include "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less" and "Effortless: Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most." His philosophy focuses on the importance of prioritizing the most vital aspects of life and work, advocating for a disciplined approach to decision making. Greg has reached a wide audience, with his books being translated into multiple languages, and he has spoken to numerous top-tier companies worldwide. Additionally, Greg hosts "The Greg McKeown Podcast," popular in self-improvement and educational categories, and his newsletter, the 1-Minute Wednesday, is rapidly growing in popularity.

Listen as we discuss: 

  • What makes a Bestselling Book? 
  • Hoarding and Unburdening
  • People in Modern Times
  • Suffering, Gratitude, and Meaning
  • About Loss
  • What changing the past can look like
  • What is the Dark Playgroun
  • How important is Effective Dependence?
  • Are Online Connections Good? 
  • Finding balance in our lives.
  • How to be an Essentialist and live effortlessly 
  • Our Systems and our Values 

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What makes a Bestseller Book?
Hoarding and Unburdening
People and our Time
Suffering, Gratitude, and Meaning
About Loss
What changing the past can look like
What the Dark Playground is
How important is Effective Dependence?
Are Online Connections good?
Finding Balance in our lives
How to be an Essentialist and live Effortlessly
Our Systems and our Values