How to Keep Your Remote Team Productive and Engaged

Let’s focus on one fact first: remote work can make your team more productive. A Stanford study of  16,000 workers over nine months found that working from home can increase productivity by thirteen percent. In the study, the gains were attributed to a quieter, more convenient environment and fewer sick
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Think Different and Change the World

Apple’s Think Different campaign got it right when they put the spotlight on a group of “misfits” in 1997 to prove those who accomplish big things, share a trait. But what exactly did Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Branson, John Lennon and Muhammad Ali all have
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Financial Apps

Top Personal Finance Mobile Apps

Money won’t necessarily make you fulfilled, but having your personal finances in order sure will make you happier and less stressed. The introduction of new tech-driven products is making it easier than ever to make payments, receive payments and keep track of it all. And they are all being created
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4 Ways to Increase your Energy Level before Leaving for Work

The start of our morning sets the tone for the entire day. It can be rushed, hectic and tense, or it can be relaxed, refreshing and productive. When the day begins on a great note after a good night’s sleep it seems like we’re able to take on whatever life
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Your Life and the Areas That Matter Most in It

Regrets are goals that were never attempted to be met. They are opportunities that were never taken. And, they’re a result of living without focusing on what matters most in life. If we had an infinite amount of time we might eventually get around to everything, but unfortunately that’s not
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40% of Americans Forgot Something Important in 2017, Don’t Be One of Them!

Nearly 40 percent of American workers didn’t take a vacation this past year. And that’s abysmal. It’s financially and physiologically irresponsible to spend a year without a vacation. Lost vacation days means lost money. Workers forfeited 222 million of their 658 million unused vacation days. That translates to a loss
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What to Do After Your Time Block

After we’ve experienced a successful time block, we feel unshackled and accomplished—or exhausted and ready for some down-time. In the hours between our time blocks, it’s important to be methodical about our next steps so we ensure our enduring success. For those who don’t know, time blocking is the time-management
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The Sport of Business

Many people will be on the couch watching their favorite teams battle for the chance at Superbowl Champions this holiday weekend. And, football fans nationwide will be looking to not only the players, but their coaches to pull the team through to that ever-more-elaborate victory dance. So, we got to
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3 Great Reads That Will Change Your Life

Most people aren’t surprised to hear that our team is full of avid readers given that we wrote and promote The ONE Thing along with this companion blog. We’re continuously scouring the Internet for interesting, insightful articles that can improve the way we live and work. Recently we found three
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Why the Habit of Gratitude is Worth Building

Here at The ONE Thing, we talk a lot about the importance of building habits, because small habits are how we get big results. From drinking more water to meditation, there are a number of tiny practices we encourage people to incorporate into their lives that can create exponentially larger
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