National Instruments Takes Action with The ONE Thing

Putting The ONE Thing to work in your business and personal life is something that everyone can do, but not everyone does. However, when a large multinational technology company uses The ONE Thing in their day-to-day workflow, it’s something that should catch your attention. Not too long ago, we discovered
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Finding Guidance: The Importance of Having Mentors

A great mentor won’t tell you what you want to hear, but what you need to hear. It’s easy to get a friend’s blink, and it’s important to have a spouse or colleague’s buy-in. But, where do you turn for long-term guidance and accountability in the areas of your life
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Don’t Let Negativity Take Over! Fight It with These 3 Questions

Mind over matter. Put your mind to it. Believe it and you will achieve it. There are a lot of sayings connected to thinking your way through a challenge. So why is it that so many of us let our negative thoughts get in the way of progress? Some neuropsychologists
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Retaining Top Talent, Part 4 of The Ultimate Guide to People

So you’ve recruited, onboarded and managed your employees. Now it’s time to protect your investment. Some industries have regular employee turnover rates of 30 to 40 percent. We don’t want you to follow that trend. However, our goal isn’t to help you get to a zero percent churn rate either.
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How to Follow Your ONE Thing When Your Teammates Aren’t

Here at The ONE Thing, we’ve heard a lot from our readers about struggling to get their ONE Thing done at work. And we hear you. Sometimes it can be really difficult to keep up a mission of priority when it seems like the people we rely on aren’t doing
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Why Being Happy in the Workplace Matters

  Why Being Happy in the Workplace Matters . . . Even When You’re Not Working Last month we discussed the importance of having fun at work. So we thought, why not take a closer look this month at why happiness in the workplace matters outside of the office. Given
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It’s our Anniversary!

This week we’re celebrating the eighth anniversary of The ONE Thing on bookshelves everywhere! As our vibrant community has shown, The ONE Thing offers different words of wisdom for every reader. Each time our team reads the book, some of our most familiar phrases or sentences can mean something different
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Juggling Too Many Balls

From the outside, a circus could seem like the most unfocused arena that ever existed. Picture a melting pot of mismatched oddities all performing at the same time. The dream of distraction… in living color. But, P.T. Barnum, the father of the modern-day circus, actually had a singular focus when
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66 Day Challenge: How to Develop Better Eating Habits

If there’s one thing that’s synonymous with the holidays it’s food. All the parties, family dinners and sweet treats are enough to derail any dieter that was on the track to hit healthy high marks for the year. Instead of falling off the wagon again, read on to learn ONE
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The 5 Unexpected Benefits of Sugar

The 5 Unexpected Benefits of Sugar It often seems like you can’t browse through your favorite online news source without seeing a study (or advertisement) about the dangers of sugar. According to many experts, sugar is the ONE Thing most people need to eat less of throughout the year. Do
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