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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When The ONE Thing Collides with Jewelry Design

Everyone needs a reminder at times on how important it is to focus on their ONE Thing. Similar to tying a knot around your finger so you won’t forget a promise, an easy way to maintain focus is to associate important thoughts with objects that demand our attention. This season,
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Mistakes We Make When Looking for Job Mentors

Job mentors make it much easier to identify the steps you need to take to get where you want to be in your career. Being able to tap into their experience – in hindsight – is invaluable and can make all the difference in the world when it comes to
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From First to Worst, Why it Pays to Start with a Bad Idea

If you’re trying to come up with a fresh idea, it’s often hard to know where to start. That’s why we suggest you begin with your worst idea first. It’s called “reverse thinking” and we think your ONE Thing this week should be to see where it takes you. It
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Living Your Golden Years with Purpose

Most people look at retirement as a time to kick back and relax. You’ve earned it, right? While relaxation is an important part of retirement, having a strong purpose is the real driving force behind living a good life in your golden years. Setting Goals in Your Senior Years There’s
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time management

Time Management for Pros: How to Get More Out of Every Day

  When we think of what separates millionaires and people who have ‘made it’ from the rest of us, their ability to squeeze the most out of every day and every situation is often top of the list. But success is more often a result of doing the right things.
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Communicate Your Core Values and Unlock Understanding

While many of our holiday plans look different this year, our desire to connect with others remains the same. However, despite our best intentions, connecting can sometimes be difficult. We have that sibling we just don’t understand, the child going through new changes, or the partner who doesn’t fully understand
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PSA: Stop Listing “Multitasking” as a Skill on Your Resume

  If you’ve ever combed through a batch of resumes or browsed LinkedIn profiles for any length of time, you may have noticed that many professionals covet their ability to “multitask”. While this may seem like a valuable asset to bring to a team, and something that today’s businesses are
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Honesty is the Best Policy

Is Dishonesty Holding Back Success? We’ve all heard the saying “Honesty is the best policy.” But how closely do people adhere to it? Honesty isn’t always easy, and at times it doesn’t come naturally. Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have studied the brain to delve deeper into
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Mastering the Work-free Weekend

More and more, work seems to be creeping into our weekends. But just because we’re plugged into work on our days off, it doesn’t mean we’re getting more done. Actually, it could mean we’re not being as productive as we could be during the workweek. There are a number of
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