Jay Papasan Discusses How to Master Your Habits with Gretchen Rubin

ONE Thing co-author Jay Papasan’s webinar series is set to continue this month on September 30th with special guest and bestselling author Gretchen Rubin. Best known for her chart-topping book The Happiness Project, Rubin’s latest title, Better Than Before approaches the ins and outs of habit building—a theme that rings
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Business Success Series, Part 5: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

In the 2014 TED interview below, Bill and Melinda Gates spoke frankly about what gives them the most satisfaction in life. It turns out, it’s not being a software giant, wielding limitless power in the tech world, or amassing billions of dollars. Rather, their satisfaction comes from giving all of
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Webinar with Shawn Stevenson

Waking up the morning after a bad night of sleep is something no one enjoys, but for some of us, it’s such a regular occurrence that we learn to make peace with it and consider it to be a “fact of life”. And why not? There’s no amount of lost
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66 Day Challenge Tip #1: Set Bigger Goals, Focus on Smaller Habits

We are the sum of our habits. Behind our success and failures is a collection of routines that powers our results. And while many of these routines are built unconsciously, the ones that we build with intention can propel us toward extraordinary success. This is where taking a 66 Day
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5 Ways to Be So Productive It’s Scary!

The dampness of perspiration can be felt on your brow. It’s a natural reaction to the stress. Your heart rate elevates as you race against the clock. Each minute is like a shock to the system that causes your throat to clench tighter. Around you lights begin to extinguish as
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Manage Your Team Effectively, Let Them Tell You to Buzz Off

As a manager, your time is essential—but so is your employees’. Here at The One Thing, we talk a lot about the importance of making your time count. But, what good is your well-executed calendar if your employees don’t have one as well? When it comes to our businesses, no
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An All Call for ONE Thing Successes

Since The ONE Thing launched in April 2013, we’ve been hearing how some of you have put it to work and are proud of what you’ve achieved. Now, it’s time to show off. That’s right – you have our permission! We want to hear how the book is working for
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The Opportunity of the Moment: What You Can Do Now for the Future

These are not typical times. Many of us are weeks into being separated from our offices, schools and lives as we know it. Under normal circumstances, we’d encourage people to not re-create the wheel, but this feels different. We haven’t exactly experienced a worldwide pandemic in recent history. But rest
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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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How Wiley Post Overcame Chaos to Make Aviation History

When you make the decision to put your energy into ONE Thing, there are two certainties you can count on: something will be put on the backburner and left undone, and chaos will come as a result. Fear of this chaos is a productivity thief that hinders many people from
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