When you start living The ONE Thing, you begin to understand that not everything matters equally. You get clarity on what matters most. You begin doing the most important things first and, then, you earn the right to address everything else. When you do that, results show up and they show up fast. And, as that happens, your life gets bigger.
What people don’t understand is that as your life gets bigger, the number of big rocks in your way increases. And what happens when you get to the point where there are more rocks than you have time for? That’s when you need to address the scale. This moment can be a real challenge for people.
How do we change our outlook towards doing the most important things? And stop assuming that just because it’s important, something has to be hard? Let’s ask a different question: “How can I make it easier to do what matters most?” Greg McKeown, author of “Essentialism” and the brand new book, “Effortless,” answers just that. After tragedy struck his daughter, he wiped the plate clean, took an extremely difficult situation, and found a way to make managing it effortless.
For those of you who are leaders inside of organizations, understanding what your priorities are, and creating a common language around them, will create extraordinary results. If you’re curious to learn more, visit the1thing.com/training.
To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: the1thing.com/podcast.
In this episode, you will learn…
- [02:48] What “Essentialism” is
- [04:31] How Greg’s life changed after writing the book
- [10:47] Doing the right things in the right way
- [14:16] Identifying what the easy path is
- [22:43] How to have more rest throughout the day
- [30:26] Making the “Effortless” mindset a reality
- [42:24] The ONE Thing you can do to pursue the “Effortless” path
Links & Tools From This Episode
- Read: “Essentialism”
- Read: “Effortless”
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