How To Time Block for Summer Vacation

  Few people can take a vacation on the fly. When you’re fresh out of college with few responsibilities, no kids and money to burn, dropping things at the last second for an impromptu getaway may be doable – maybe. But for most of us, in order to take a vacation,
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ONE Thing Profile: The Man in Seat 61

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to gain fame and notoriety for doing something completely ordinary? Well, that’s the life Mark Smith found as The Man in Seat 61. An author, speaker, father, and arguably one of the leading experts on modern train travel in the world,
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How Jay Papasan Lined Up His Dominoes to Speak Publically with Confidence

Today, we recognize National Public Speaker Day, a day that celebrates an activity that has most of this blog audience collectively grimacing. In honor of this day, we dove into the backstory of one of our favorite speakers. Our very own, Jay Papasan. Does the thought of speaking to a
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Giving the Gift of Time

No one wants to have the reputation of giving “back of the closet” or “re-gift” presents. Quite the contrary, we all want to be the person known for their gift-giving expertise. But let’s face it – each year it gets harder to be creative and give something both meaningful and
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Free Yourself this Independence Day by Going from Entrepreneurial to Purposeful

Today is Independence Day, and while most of us aren’t fighting against an extraterrestrial invasion, there are still plenty of things in our lives we’re struggling against. When it comes to business, one out of this world adversary we’re constantly fighting against is an entrepreneurial mindset. An entrepreneurial mindset is
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How to Make Sure You Grow Closer With Your Partner This Year

Here at The One Thing, we talk a lot about our key relationships. These special relationships are what enable us to lead a productive, full and happy life. In other words, they’re super important! For many of us, our most important relationship is the one we share with our partner.
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Top Interruptions at Work May Surprise You

A recent article published in the Wall Street Journal shows us that the most common distraction in the workplace is always lurking around the corner. The article answers the age old question, “What interrupts me the most from my work?” And to our surprise, the answer didn’t have anything to
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5 Team Building Activities That Will Bring Your Office Together

It should be no surprise that teamwork is vital in the office. As communication, cooperation and trust are needed for a group of people to come together to efficiently complete tasks, effective teamwork can increase both productivity and improve performance among employees. Other benefits of teamwork include: Higher morale Higher
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Assess Your Consumption Habits

Over this past year, you may have surprised yourself. Perhaps you got caught up trying to perfect your sour dough and realized that you could eat your way through several loafs in a week. Or, while you were trying out dalgona coffee you uncovered a deep-seated desire to up your
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Stop Settling and Start Searching for Your Dream Job

It’s an all too familiar story. Bills must be paid, so a job must be had. We end up taking the best option that’s available, but we still have plans to move onward and upward to that dream job we always wanted. Over time we get comfortable in our current
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