The Greg McKeown Podcast

Design a life that really matters. I’m your host, Greg McKeown, author of New York Times bestsellers "Effortless" and "Essentialism" and I’m on mission to help you advocate and negotiate your way to remarkable results without burning out. Come with me on this journey every Tuesday and Thursday as we examine the most essential areas of our lives. Learn more about my books and courses at https://GregMcKeown.com.

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154. The 85% Rule
19 min
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153. What Great Listeners Actually Do with Jack...
26 min
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152. What Great Listeners Actually Do with Jack...
26 min
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151. How To Be Okay When You're Not Okay
18 min
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150. The #1 Way To Remove Resistance In Your Day
22 min
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149. Agreeing vs. Understanding with Matthew Mc...
43 min
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148, Agreeing vs. Understanding with Matthew Mc...
45 min
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147. The Changemaker Mindset with Alex Budak (P...
20 min
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146. Bad Is Stronger Than Good
15 min
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145. The Changemaker Mindset with Alex Budak (P...
22 min
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144. One Habit to Change Every Aspect of Your Life
21 min
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143. True North Leadership with Bill George (Pa...
31 min
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142. The Only Business Metric That Matters with...
44 min
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141. True North Leadership with Bill George (Pa...
28 min
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140. One Phrase For Achieving Psychological Safety
17 min
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139. Anti-Time Management with Richie Norton (P...
In Part 1 of my conversation with Richie Norton, we discussed his countercultural but transformational approach to time management, program stacking and how they can help you generate huge results. In today's episode, Richie and I are picking up where we left off to talk about the importance of changing how you are paid.
45 min
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138. The DNA of Human Motivation
13 min
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137. Anti-Time Management with Richie Norton (P...
Productivity and efficiency are frequently found at the altars of the working world, but are we sacrificing too much for them? In this episode, I'm joined by Richie Norton, author of Anti-Time Management, an unconventional but genius approach to reclaiming your time while revolutionizing your results.
48 min
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136. What If You Could Be 1% More Intelligent E...
Have you ever felt that there are some subjects that you just can't master? Have you ever imagined what would be possible if you could get more intelligent?
25 min
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135. How To Live Life In Crescendo with Cynthia...
Have you ever felt like it's too late for you? Have you ever felt like life passed you by, that your dream is gone forever, or that too many awful things have happened to you? Today I have as my guest the daughter of the late great Stephen R. Covey. Her name is Cynthia Covey Haller, and she has spent 10 plus years completing a book for you.
38 min
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134. The Highest Leverage Activity In The World
Have you ever underinvested in your personal development? Have you ever been too busy living to think about life today? I'm going to share an inspiring story, something counterintuitive that I've learned, and some actionable advice. By the end of this episode, you will be able to take advantage of what might be the highest leverage activity on earth.
14 min
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133. Why 10X Is Easier Than 2X with Dr. Benjami...
Have you found that in your current busyness you have underinvested in your personal growth? If you have, then you're in the right place, and this is the right episode for you today. I have invited back my friend, Dr. Ben Hardy, onto the podcast to tell us why it is easier to do 10X than 2X.
35 min
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132. The Disciplined Pursuit of Doing Nothing
What can we learn from the world's greatest public servant and most experienced diplomat? In this episode, we're diving deep into the practices that will help you create space to understand others, no matter the differences that stand between you.
20 min
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131. Machine Living: Operating System for Your ...
Have you ever had the sense that you had greater potential than your current life requires or even allows you to produce?
46 min
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130. The Vasa – Define Your Done
Know the critical points you must set before you begin a goal
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129. Systems You Need to 10X with Rob Dyrdek (P...
Robert Stanley Dyrdek is many things. He's an entrepreneur, actor, producer, reality TV personality, and former professional skateboarder. He's possibly best known for his reality shows 'Rob and Big', 'Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory', and 'Ridiculousness', but none of that does it justice. Every time I talk to Rob Dyrdek, I feel like I'm seeing a powerful version of what essentialism plus effortless can do for a person.
47 min
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128. Perspective Guessing Vs. Perspective Getting
Have you ever invested heavily in a new product or service for your customers only to find they didn't buy it? Have you ever put in a lot of effort into getting someone a gift only to find that their response was lukewarm? Would you like to be less wrong in your relationships at work and at home?
15 min
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127. How Limits Make You Limitless
Have you ever felt like you have the ability to make a greater contribution to your work, your family, or society, but you've run out of space in your life? Or maybe you've noticed that the busier you get, the less time you have for personal growth? Feeling like you have untapped potential is an epidemic in today's fast-paced culture.
30 min
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126. The Surprising Secret to Extraordinary Inf...
Do you have a relationship or a project that you need to turn around? What if you could immediately increase your influence on this project or with that relationship?
22 min
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125. Striving For an Effortless Transition
Have you ever struggled with making a transition? Whether in your personal or professional life, transitions can be stressful to navigate, but what if there was a way to make them easier?
33 min
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124. What Would You Do With an Extra Day Each W...
In this episode, I have a simple question for you: What would you do with an extra day each week?
16 min
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123. The Relationship Trap with Professor C Ter...
Have you ever felt stuck in a personal or professional relationship?
12 min
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122. The Greatest Breakthrough in Psychology in...
Have you ever felt seriously stuck in a relationship where the harder you tried, the worse it got?
27 min
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121. Solve Problems Before They Happen with Dan...
Can you think of a problem that irritates you repeatedly? What has the total cost of managing that been to you over several years today?
46 min
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120. What Residual Results Are You Getting in Y...
A critical key to understanding yourself is discovering the residual results you're getting in your life.
22 min
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119. Understanding Each Other with Parker J. Pa...
Have you ever had someone come to you with a dilemma, but when you start to share your advice, they resist your every suggestion?
42 min
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118. Understanding Each Other with Parker J. Pa...
Have you ever had someone come to you with a dilemma, but when you start to share your advice, they resist your every suggestion?
41 min
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117. Turn Your Story into Meaningful Action wit...
Have you wanted to be able to understand your own story better and to be able to share that story with other people?
38 min
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116. How Steve Jobs Always Got It Right
How to escape the costly trap of trying to be right all the time
13 min
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115. The Heavier or Lighter Path? with Chris Wi...
Have you ever held onto a grudge against people who hurt you?
33 min
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114. How to Eliminate Social Tension
Tensions that last for an extended period of time can lead to a strained relationship, frozen communication, or even estrangement.
24 min
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113. Perspective, Happiness & Social Friction w...
​Are there people in your life who create unhealthy friction for you?
56 min
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112. Meaning is More Powerful than Time
Have you ever been in a painful conflict with someone you cared deeply for?
22 min
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111. Where You Learned to Handle Conflict (with...
Where did you learn how to handle conflict?
40 min
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110. How Much Relationship Capital Do You Have?
How are you investing in the relationships that matter most to you?
25 min
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109. The Superpower You’re Not Using
Did you know that you have a superpower that you're not using?
14 min
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108. The Bottleneck to Everything You Want
Learn how to stop the bottleneck to everything you want.
22 min
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107. 10X Your Results with Less Effort
19 min
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106. Eliminate the Nonessentials
19 min
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105. Mediation & Creating A High Trust Agreement
22 min
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104. Responding Instead of Reacting
When was the last time someone said or did something that triggered you? How did you feel – frustrated, angry, unsafe? What did you say? The chances are you reacted in one of two ways, either by shutting down, avoiding the conflict or by saying something defensive back because conflict begets conflict.
27 min
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103. Tell me: Where am I Wrong?
I'll teach you a mindset shift to immediately 10x your influence with those who matter most to you.
21 min
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102. Choose Purpose Over Position
25 min
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101. What's Essential: Come What May & Love It
35 min
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100. What's Essential: What Happens Next Matter...
16 min
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99. What's Essential: Greg's Speed Coaching wit...
53 min
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98. What's Essential: Greg on Rest
24 min
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97. What's Essential: Trust & Inspire with Step...
46 min
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96. What's Essential: Q&A on the Magic of Routines
38 min
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95. What's Essential: Dr. Bjorn Lomborg on Radi...
40 min
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94. What's Essential: Greg on The Genius of Rou...
26 min
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93. What's Essential: Dr. Amishi Jha on Protect...
43 min
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92. What's Essential: The Perks of Being (Very)...
51 min
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91. What's Essential: Find Your People with Jen...
42 min
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90. What's Essential: Q&A on The Power Of Small...
41 min
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89. What's Essential: Greg on The Power Of The ...
30 min
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88. What's Essential: The Power Of Regret with ...
34 min
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87. What's Essential: How To Hear What Really M...
31 min
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86. What's Essential: The Power of Systems with...
44 min
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85. What's Essential: Greg on How To Create An ...
26 min
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84. What's Essential: Chip Conley on How Airbnb...
27 min
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83. What's Essential: Dr. Arthur Brooks on Livi...
30 min
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82. What's Essential: Greg on the Power of Inve...
29 min
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81. What's Essential: Q&A on How to Discern Mor...
41 min
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80. What's Essential: Crucial Conversations wit...
36 min
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79. What's Essential: Greg's Solo Q&A Part 2
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
23 min
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78. What's Essential: Greg's Solo Q&A Part 1
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
31 min
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77. What's Essential: Rethinking Purpose with K...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
21 min
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76. What's Essential: Q&A on Nurturing The Invi...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
23 min
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75. What's Essential: Simon Sinek on The Power ...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
35 min
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74. What's Essential: Greg on Achieving Breakth...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
34 min
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73. What's Essential: Dave Hollis on Moving Clo...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
30 min
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72. What's Essential: Dorie Clark on How to Be ...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
32 min
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71. What's Essential: The Energy Clock with Mol...
What's Essential Hosted By Greg McKeown
38 min
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70. What's Essential: Greg on The Absolute Hell...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
28 min
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69. What's Essential: Carey Nieuwhof on Getting...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
26 min
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68. What's Essential: Dave Noll on Enjoying Eve...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
31 min
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67. What's Essential: Greg on The Courage to Be...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
17 min
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66. What's Essential: Jeff Burningham on Learni...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
33 min
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65. What's Essential: Sergey Young on An Inside...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
37 min
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64. What's Essential: Q&A on Nurturing Your Hig...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
33 min
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63. What's Essential: Shannon Doherty on A Plat...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
32 min
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62. What's Essential: Clay Drinko on The Inters...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
35 min
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61. What's Essential: Barry Eggers on The Power...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
33 min
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60. What's Essential: Luke Burgis on Why We Wan...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
34 min
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59. What's Essential: Ann Berry on Redefining A...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
30 min
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58. What's Essential: Greg on The Engine of Hig...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
19 min
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57. What's Essential: Jacob Morgan on The Futur...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
31 min
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56. What's Essential: Dr. Arthur Brooks on Livi...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
30 min
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55. What's Essential: Kim Scott on Caring Perso...
What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown
34 min