Fireside Chat with Greg McKeown on Essentialism
15

Tuesday, 15 September

5:30 7 pm CDT

GA Houston (Livestream)

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Fireside Chat with Greg McKeown on Essentialism | September 15

Landi Spearman Photo


Founder | Executive Coach , Organized SHIFT

Greg McKeown Photo


Author "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less."

15

Tuesday, 15 September

5:30 7 pm CDT

GA Houston (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

Girls in Tech Houston logo
Houston Exponential  logo
Fiverr logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Join us for a fireside chat with Greg McKeown, the Author of "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less."

Originally from London, England, Greg McKeown is the author of the New York Times bestseller, “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” and the founder of McKeown, Inc, a company with a mission to teach Essentialism to millions of people around the world. Their clients include Adobe, Apple, Airbnb, Cisco, Google, Facebook, Pixar, Salesforce.com, Symantec, Twitter, VMware and Yahoo!.

McKeown is an accomplished public speaker and has spoken to hundreds of audiences around the world including in Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, England, Holland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Norway, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

Highlights include speaking at SXSW, interviewing Al Gore at the Annual Conference of the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland and receiving a personal invitation from Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, to speak to his Annual Innovation Conference.

His writing has appeared or been covered by Fast Company, Fortune, HuffPost, Politico, and Inc. Magazine and Harvard Business Review. He has also been interviewed on numerous television and radio shows including NPR and NBC.

In 2012 he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Originally from London, England, McKeown now lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and their four children. He graduated with an MBA from Stanford University.

Agenda:

  • Fireside chat 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • Q&A 6:30 - 7:00 pm

  • This event will be hosted online due to safety considerations, please check out the "Preparation" section on the bottom of this page. Registered participants will be notified in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the event.

    • This event is taken completely online via Zoom.
    • You will need access to a laptop or computer with strong internet connection.
    • Event set up information will be emailed to all signed up the day before the event launches.

    About the Instructors

    Landi Spearman Photo

    Founder | Executive Coach ,
    Organized SHIFT

    Greg McKeown Photo

    Author "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less."

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