How to Be a Better Boss (or Mentor)

Being a great boss or mentor means investing in the success of others. It means taking an active role in helping employees and mentees find the ONE Thing that’s going to help them reach their biggest goals. The role of boss and/or mentor comes with a fair amount of responsibility.
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We Dare You to Take a 66-Day Challenge®

Success largely depends on habits, both good and bad. These automatic behavioral responses influence how we think, problem solve and manage time. Habits are so engrained that we often don’t even perceive them. They prompt us to make decisions without us being consciously aware of it. That can be a
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What Makes a Great Spiritual Mentor?

Human spirituality transcends the barriers of religion and affiliations. It’s built on beliefs that are somehow innate in all of us – regardless of age, sex or cultural background. This is most evident when we examine the lives and teachings of spiritual leaders throughout history. Take a look at the
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A Case in Point: Recharging Your Relationships with Big Goals

When you’re in a long-term relationship, it’s natural to get comfortable with routine and the status quo. While that normalcy can be reassuring and provide consistency, it can also make it difficult to accurately judge the health of your relationship. Even when a relationship is going well, one or both
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All Things ONE: Cesar Millan

January is National Train Your Dog Month, so we wanted to give a howl to The Dog Whisperer who’s taken a different spin on this ONE Thing – “I rehabilitate dogs. I train  humans.” The Work and Life of Cesar Millan Though Cesar Millan is not native born, his is
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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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Be Part of the 12

The success of your New Year’s Resolutions relies on building one habit at a time. Eighty-eight percent of all New Year’s Resolutions fail. In fact, time management firm FranklinCovey found that more than a third of us won’t even make it to February. It’s no wonder the top-10 resolutions repeat
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Get a Hole in One With Your Big Deal

Many clichés are rooted in reality. Doing business on the golf course is one of them. If you aren’t an avid golfer but you want to get ahead as an executive, picking up a club is a surprising but true way to accelerate your path to a corner office. How
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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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Thanksgiving-Live a Life of No Regret

What are we thankful for this Thanksgiving? Living regret-free. The holiday is about celebrating what you have, and we believe that includes what you have done and accomplished. Thanksgiving isn’t a time to reflect on the coulda, woulda, shouldas in our lives. Along with all those things we left undone
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