Can Boredom Help You Set New Goals?

As the summer begins to wind down, are you finding yourself becoming a little bored? Do the projects that once fired you up now leave you with little motivation? No need to worry, you’re not the only one! Instead of distracting yourself from boredom, use it to your advantage. Researchers
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Tapping Into The ONE Thing for Your Spiritual Life

Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah! Spirituality is a foundational element in all of our lives no matter what or if we celebrate on December 25th. It’s easy to make our spiritual life a priority today, but too often spirituality isn’t given the time and attention it deserves. So many other
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Making Self Reflection a Part of Your Productive Daily Schedule

“Begin early with meditation and prayer for spiritual energy; starting the day by connecting with your higher purpose aligns your thoughts and actions with a larger story.” – Gary Keller, The ONE Thing Gary Keller is without a doubt a very productive man. He got that way by reflecting on
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Overcome High Overhead with a Temporary Workspace

When we’re young we learn the importance of sharing. That virtue (hopefully) sticks with us for life, but there are a lot of things that we don’t immediately bucket into the “share” list. Our desk is usually one of them. One of the latest trends in business is temporary office
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Lie #5: A Balanced Life

There is a prevailing quest to live a balanced life, but ironically doing so tends to throw things out of whack. Why? Because balance is not possible, nor is it the most productive philosophy. People beat themselves up trying to obtain balance, but in the end, all they end up
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Learning Leverage: Building Systems or Hiring for Sustainable Growth

  One of the gifts of being on a path of mastery is that when we reach a goal, we’ve really just found our next starting line. If someone said to you “Okay, I ran 10k once so that means I can run 10k whenever I want,” you’d understandably wonder
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Join Us for Thursday’s Webinar with Jeff Goins

This Thursday, at 4:00 PM EST, Jay Papasan will continue our free webinar series with special guest Jeff Goins, the best-selling author of The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do. In the book, Goins reveals that roughly 13 percent of Americans love
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5 Ways to Manage Your Stress

5 Ways to Manage Your Stress in Seconds Stress can strike at any moment. Sometimes it’s expected, like during a traffic-jammed morning commute. Other times it can come out of nowhere and completely derail you. Our stress responses used to be a necessity that helped us survive, but that isn’t
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This Thanksgiving, Make Gratitude Your Highest Priority

Gratitude is the point of Thanksgiving, but it’s something we often don’t prioritize. When the aromas of roasting turkey and fresh pumpkin pie fill the air, most of us look forward to setting work aside in favor of a lavish meal and the company of family and friends. What we don’t
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Greg McKeown, Author of Essentialism, to Join Jay on Next Webinar

The ONE Thing team is a big supporter of the concept of drilling down to determine what’s most important in your life and making it a priority. That’s why we’re so excited about the guest of our next webinar, Greg McKeown. As the author of the bestselling book, Essentialism, Greg’s
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