The Defining Week: Why the First Week of School Matters

Some of us may be counting down the days until it occurs. Others may be craving more time. But whichever way you look at it, back to school time is rapidly approaching. It’s important to use these last few days and weeks before the new school year starts to explain
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The ONE Thing Comes in First on WSJ

Congratulations to Gary and Jay on hitting the No. 1 spot on The Wall Street Journal’s Bestseller List! We are happy to announce that The ONE Thing came in first on WSJ‘s Hardcover Business List today, after spending weeks climbing the ranks of more than 30 lists, including: #1 USA
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An Anniversary Special…From Us!

This April is the third anniversary of the publication of The ONE Thing. And like other notable events in history, we like to celebrate by giving gifts to mark the important milestone! To celebrate three wonderful years shared with you, our dear reader, we are offering you a special. That’s
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Be Part of the 12

The success of your New Year’s Resolutions relies on building one habit at a time. Eighty-eight percent of all New Year’s Resolutions fail. In fact, time management firm FranklinCovey found that more than a third of us won’t even make it to February. It’s no wonder the top-10 resolutions repeat
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Recruiting Top Talent, Part 1 of The Ultimate Guide to People

Over half of all businesses fail within their first five years. There are a number of reasons for that happening—keeping up with a business is hard—but inevitably, experience teaches us that the success of any business is ultimately determined by the quality of the talent you have on board. The
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Having Trouble Staying Focused? Get Moving

Powering through an unproductive state isn’t the answer. There are some ruts you have to climb out of both metaphorically and physically. Doing good work is not always about sitting and staring at that work, repeating the same efforts over and over again until something clicks. On the contrary, trying
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Join the KW Book Club and Explore The ONE Thing

The Keller Williams’ book club is gearing up for its next session on the Pivot: Shift Ahead Facebook page with The ONE Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan. That’s right. KW is sharing an in-depth look at the extraordinary power of finding focus with the group’s 76,000+ members. So,
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How to Tackle Our Wacky Holidays and Still Feel Connected

There’s no question about it. The holidays feel weird this year. Usually, the thought of the holiday season approaching brings a calendar chock full of fun activities, festive gatherings and even a dreaded family obligation or two. But in a year like no other, our calendars feel sparse and empty.
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The Power Behind Letting Your Actions Speak For You

New Years is often a time when people commit to things – going to the gym, changing their diets, getting up earlier in the morning – because we find ourselves reinvigorated by the thought of a shiny, fresh start ahead of us. And with the growth of social media, there
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Here’s Why it Pays to Be Late

Today is National Be Late for Something Day. We expect that half of our readers will pump a triumphant fist in the air, while the other half will roll their eyes. It’s important to find what works best for you, and of course, there are benefits to both tardiness and
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