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  • Essentialism The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
  • Greg McKeown
  • English
  • 08 March 2018
  • 9780804137386
Essentialism The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

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review Essentialism The Disciplined Pursuit of Less Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Greg McKeown å 3 free download free download è eBook or Kindle ePUB å Greg McKeown Have you ever found yourself stretched too thinDo you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilizedAre you often busy but not productive Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendasIf you answered yes to any of these the way out is the Way of the EssentialistThe Way of the Essentialist isn’t about getting done in less time It’s about getting only the r. It must be tough to write a book about Essentialism because people will be watching like a hawk to see whether you stick to your own advice and sadly I m not sure that he didBut first things first I didn t have a name for it but Essentialism is what I have been doing for a while now at work at least I have yet to tell any of my family or friends that I wasn t positively answering their invitation because it wasn t essential to me and my goals for the near futureBut at work I am a strong believer in this principle It s way too easy to get enrolled in everything meaning you won t be able to actually achieve anything So pick carefully and focus on that just that And yes sometimes you can t pick yourself because it s something you have to do But even then be mindful about what is important In this book Greg McKeown gives sound advice Unless you are over the moon enthusiastic about a new possible project say no Don t ever say yes just because you fear people will like you less Because even though saying no will sometimes result in some frowning from the other party I strongly believe that how you say your no is important I know people at work who will almost shout back a brisk and severe No not now and I don t like them much indeed But saying in a friendly way that now is not a good time hasn t hurt any relationship yetThere are two things I liked less about the book The first is that he uses a lot of examples that have been used to death so to speak I cannot even begin the count the number of non fiction I read lately that uses the example of Rosa Parks bus ride and the No school today essential journalism lesson of Nora Ephron Then on top he uses many examples of other books I unfortunately for the author recently finished dschool s babywarmers from Creative Confidence Tom and David Kelley and Michael Phellps swimming routine from The Power of Habit Charles Duhigg None of these examples are bad but they felt like old material to me But then again anyone who rarely reads business or popular psychology books won t mind because they probably won t recognize the stories and find them just as insightful as I did the first time I read themThe second one is that I think the author did not stick to the essentials Or better said he didn t stick to the essentials that would serve everyone Take his chapter about planning for instance He gives the example of a speech you will have to give in a few months time His advice is to start now and spend 4 minutes daily to draft the speech and then put it away until the next day I can imagine this working for some people but Mr Greg Mckeown has never been inside my brain If I even start thinking for 30 seconds about something like that my head will be bubbling and fizzing with ideas for the next 24 hours at least Meaning that my brain will be too busy with possible speech scenario s to get anything else done Some people are planners some are not I don t think this has anything to do with trying to stick to essential thingsThere are a few chapters like that in the second part of the book where Mr Mckeown described processes that work for him but in my opinion are not necessarily linked to this philosophy of essentialism and even make them sound a little elitist in his many overviews of how Essentialists are different better than other peopleNet I believe in the philosophy and the book describes it very well while giving good advice especially in the first half The second half might not serve everyone as he mixed too many other things into it that might not work for everyone but unfortunately the way he writes it he leaves no option you either do it all and be part of the Essentialist club or you don t Having said that I think us readers are smart enough to pick and choose and not be bothered about whether Mckeown will think we do it properly or not Disclaimer A review copy was provided to me by the publisher but does not sway my rating either way This review reflects my own experience and opinion with this book Beyond Kolkata r. 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