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From the internationally best-selling author of Essentialism comes a guide to making the most important tasks effortless.

The intricacy of modern life has created a false dichotomy between things that are 'hard and important' and those that are 'easy and trivial'. Everything has become so much harder than it ought to be. But, Greg McKeown, best-selling author of Essentialism, says, there is a third alternative. In Effortless, he offers practical strategies for making the most vital tasks the easiest ones. Honed over the better part of a decade, these strategies include:

  • Asking 'What Step Can I Remove?' (accomplish more in fewer steps)
  • Having the Courage to Be Rubbish (prioritise progress over perfection)
  • Deciding What 'Done' Looks Like (don't keep running after you pass the finish line)

McKeown's philosophy of essentialism has helped thousands to eliminate nonessential activities and focus on the few that really matter. Working out what is essential is the first step - making these tasks effortless is the next. Effortless will show you how. 

©2021 Greg McKeown (P)2021 Penguin Audio

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Effortless inspiring

Practical, joyful and delightful teaching. Highly recommended for anybody that wants a peaceful life
Thank you Greg for writing this book!!!

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Great sequel to Essentialism

If the book Essentialism was about how to do the right things, Effortless is about how to do them in the right way.

I have huge respect for the author for continuing his work, with his podcast and other media, which resulted in this book.

I took a lot of notes, and added to-do items to optimize my life and to grow some habits.

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Great sequal to Essencialist!

Great sequal. The first book told the story of what to do.
This one says how to do it. Efortless

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Boring

The most boring thing I've ever listened to in my life! Got it to inspire me but sent me to sleep!