Essentialism is now reported as a best seller in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. The book was originally published on April 15, 2014, written by Greg McKeown. He is the founder of THIS Inc., leadership and business consultant, a public speaker, and an author. In this book, the author explains that being essentialist involves doing less but better. This means doing a lot of jobs well in a less time, not getting less done. It is about doing things right and doing the right things. He also shows how to achieve the "disciplined pursuit of less".
Greg McKneown makes captivating thoughts for us to be able to achieve more by doing less or doing something in less time. It is a matter of quality over quantity, and a mindset which can improve us as human beings. In that way, we can be more productive in everyday life.
Please note: this is a detailed summary and analysis of the book and not the original book.