13. The Top Questions Fans Like YOU Have on Productivity

Feb 16, 2017 | 0 comments

Do you ever feel like you’re the only person struggling to get everything done? Don’t worry – everyone struggles with productivity sometimes. In this episode we’re going to answer 20 powerful questions that fans of The ONE Thing asked about productivity during our monthly webinar. We host a monthly webinar series because we want to add more value to your life. If you want to sign up for our next FREE monthly webinar, head over to the1thing.com/webinars.  

In this episode you will learn…

  • [3:45] How to maintain momentum while working on your ONE thing.
  • [5:36] How to avoid distractions.
  • [8:07] Two strategies for practicing mindfulness when your mind is a distraction.
  • [9:15] How to accomplish BIG goals through small and consistent action.
  • [11:25] How to delegate like a millionaire.
  • [14:00] How to get out of your inbox – and stay out.
  • [16:03] Why you need to enlist support to focus on your ONE thing.
  • [20:55] Why you should share your goals (and failures) with the most important people in your life.
  • [24:39] Why trying to focus on many things will make everything harder.
  • [29:02] How to optimize your energy throughout the day.
  • [30:07] What you can do when the job being asked of you is not aligned with your ONE thing.
  • [32:10] How to say no without ticking people off.
  • [35:14] How to help motivation find you.
  • [37:38] How to stop yourself from looking at social media while you are focused on your ONE thing.
  • [39:03] How to affect change in unproductive people.
  • [41:30] How to leverage your 4-1-1 to overcome procrastination.
  • [43:55] One 60-second exercise that will help hone your focus.
  • [47:42] Why surrounding yourself with the right people will help clarify your ONE thing.  

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

Focus is like a muscle. To strengthen your focus, you need to exercise that muscle every day. Start right now taking action on one thing for just 60 seconds. Can you prove to yourself that you can be present for the next 60 seconds? If so, GREAT! Now it’s about making it a habit and expanding your focus time, over time.  

Links & Tools From This Episode

  • Sign up for our next FREE monthly webinar Like our Facebook Page to catch our Facebook Live sessions twice a week Add us on Snapchat @the1thingbook for daily updates  


  • Form your first power habit with your 66 Day Challenge Calendar Check out our awesome blog!
  • [FREE Training] How to Start Time Blocking TODAY!  


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