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Greg McKeown
Greg McKeown is the author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less (Crown Business, Spring 2014). He advises leaders in Silicon Valley and speaks around the world. He is a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum and did his graduate work at Stanford. Connect with him @GregoryMcKeown.

Entries by Greg McKeown

The 30-Second Habit With a Lifelong Impact

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 10:58 AM

What follows is a beautiful Essentialist practice in a gorgeous piece written by my friend Robyn Scott (one of WIRED's 50 People About to Change the World).

There are no quick fixes. I know this as a social science junkie, who's read endless books and blogs on the...

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How to Lose 10 Pounds Without Trying

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 8:27 AM

A few days ago my five-year-old daughter wanted me to weigh myself on some scales she had been playing with. I had no particular interest in this. Indeed, I had an interest in not doing it if you know what I mean!

However, she is beautiful, lovely and delightful to...

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If You Don't Design Your Career, Someone Else Will

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2013 | 11:04 AM

A client once responded to one of my questions by saying, "Oh, Greg, I am too busy living to think about life!" His off-the-cuff comment named a trap all of us fall into sometimes. In just one example, it is easy to become so consumed in our careers we fail...

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