Experience a Breakthrough by Moving from E to P

So you’ve ignited the engine and are ready to blast into the stratosphere. That’s great. You’re going to need that enthusiasm and energy for your success to endure. However, you can’t go about everything all willy-nilly. The entrepreneurial spirit you’ve used to get here will only carry you so far.
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39 Languages, ONE Message

Among the most humbling aspects of our ONE Thing journey has been seeing just how far this little book about productivity and purpose can go. As of 2020, we have 39 translations of The ONE Thing in print – we’ve listed where you can find some of our foreign friends
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5 Productivity Mistakes You Make Every Day

We would all love to have more hours in the day, but, since that just isn’t possible, the next best thing is increasing productivity. Being more productive is one of the top goals for any professional. We invest in people and technology to help us become more productive, we make
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Behind the Pages Part 1: Gary’s Story Spawns ONE Thing Strategy

We recently sat down with Gary and asked how we can achieve extraordinary results ourselves. His answer: ask the Focusing Question over and over until you are staring at just ONE Thing. Enjoy our two-part, author interview to gain insight into The ONE Thing’s applicable message of purpose, priority and
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Why Checking Things Off Your List is Making You Less Productive at Home

First there were miniature memo pads and pencils, now we have note-taking apps that go with us everywhere on our smartphones. Making lists of what needs to get done around the house and at work can help us remember all the to-dos, but it can also keep us from focusing
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The Road to MLK’s Most Powerful Speech

When we reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr we think of his role as a passionate and inspired leader of civil rights and freedom. We remember the progress he made for equality while pursuing nonviolent tactics. Dr. King was a powerful speaker. Known for his uplifting and convicting words,
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Dear Debbie Downer: Do This to Save Your Life

There is power in positive thinking. It’s undeniable that the way we think shapes our outlook on life. After all, we’ve all heard stories about the impact of daily affirmations, gratitude challenges, and peppy self-talk. What may be unexpected is the role it plays in on our physical and mental
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how to manage people

How to Manage People with 3 Simple Strategies

If you’re in a leadership position in a business, reading and implementing the principles of The ONE Thing could be a transformative move for your team. It’s particularly effective if your people have struggled in the past to meet their deadlines and budgets, to produce quality work or to get
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Raising the bar when it comes to standards

Raising the Bar When it Comes to Standards

When it comes to running a business, planning for success can be tricky. In addition to holding the keys and the compass, oftentimes, we’re charting out our own road map for success as we go along. In a world full of answers, casting out a vision and figuring out what
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New years 2015

Using the 6 Lies for Your New Year’s Resolutions

All this month we’ve been discussing the six big lies that mislead and derail us on our path to achieving big results. If you’ve been following along you may have noticed that these lessons apply to all types of goal setting in both your work and personal life. Now that
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