The definition of Essentialism says that an object, an idea, people, an animal and other things should have a set of essential characteristics that express its being, individuality and purpose. The concept finds its roots in the times of Plato and Socrates. Greg McKeown probes into some of the most vital questions of life in this work. He explains numerous ways of accomplishing more but by doing little. He discusses how effortlessly and practically we can reduce our anxieties, strains, qualms and worries. A must read for anyone who wishes to be much cheerier, more prosperous and more strong-minded to lead a better life.
Greg McKeown is an Essentialist and a motivational speaker, author, teacher and writer. He travels across the world, inspiring many a mind to ponder upon basic questions of life. He has given many speeches and lectures in some of the most famous companies of the world like Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Symantec and Salesforce.com. He is one of the most famous bloggers for the Harvard Business Review and LinkedIn Influencer’s group. Greg is also the co-creator of the course Designing Life Essentially, at the esteemed Stanford University from where he obtained his MBA. He is associated as a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum.