Dear ONE Thing Readers, This Blog is a Distraction

Let’s face it, you’re addicted. We all are. We’re addicted to the new way of doing things. The quicker we do things, the faster we receive information, the better. But at what cost? What do we miss out on when we opt to read a “Top 5 ____, You Won’t
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Concept of eighty twenty rule

Lie #1: Everything Matters Equally

Does it ever feel like too many things need to be done at once? Are you reactive, choosing to work on anything because it seems like getting something done is better than not getting anything done at all? Does it seem like no matter how busy you are things keep
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How to Build Key Relationships within Your Network

Networks, whether they are personal or professional, have to be built and maintained over time if you want to gain lasting benefits from them. The way you do this is by creating solid relationships with the people within your network. It all starts with who you invite into your network.
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Essential Communication Tools that You and Your Partner Can’t Live Without

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw Growing up, we all heard the saying, “It’s not what you say it’s how you say it.” And it’s true – what we say to one another goes far beyond the words
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counterbalancing work and personal time

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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Apple’s New iPhone Launch – ONE Too Many?

A couple of months ago, this video, published by Apple, caught our eye: They focus on one thing … until it’s perfect. They realize that mastery takes time. They say no. They simplify. Sound familiar? We love their approach. And it’s strikingly similar to the ONE Thing approach. Apple has a
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How to Endure the 66 Days it Takes to Build a New Habit

When we try to make a big, positive change in our lives, it can sometimes feel like our motivation and willpower are trying to work against us. And a lot of the times, they are. Like we talk about in The ONE Thing, our willpower is never on will call.
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Nine Novels That Will Make You a Better Human

Everything is insane. The news teaches us things we never wanted to know — and Facebook? Forget about it. We hide behind screens and argue with friends and family about tax hikes and who gets to do what where. We used to not do that. We used to be better,
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If you aren’t afraid, you should be

Fear can take on many forms. When we’re young, it’s a monster under the bed or a scraped knee. As we get older, our fears become more complex. We’re afraid of getting caught cheating (but seriously, don’t cheat) or of not being accepted into a college or being qualified for
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Financial considerations when hiring administrative professional

Financial Considerations When Hiring an Administrative Professional

Most, if not all, of the world’s most successful businesses wouldn’t be where they are today if they didn’t have the support of administrative professionals. These men and women have many different titles, but their role within an office is essentially the same. They assist executives, managers, departments and sometimes
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