How to Embrace Chaos to Increase Productivity

Chaos invokes feelings of fear, uneasiness and confusion, so it’s no wonder that people avoid it at all costs. The conundrum we sometimes face is that chaos is a part of life, and it becomes more prevalent the more you focus on your ONE Thing. Why? Because giving your full
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Stopping Productivity Thieves by Starting With Saying “No”

Does it seem like someone or something is sneaking in and stealing time from you? Chances are you’re not imagining things. One or more of the Four Thieves could be robbing you of your productivity. These Four Thieves can work together or alone to steal time: Inability to Say “No”
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Juggling Too Many Balls

From the outside, a circus could seem like the most unfocused arena that ever existed. Picture a melting pot of mismatched oddities all performing at the same time. The dream of distraction… in living color. But, P.T. Barnum, the father of the modern-day circus, actually had a singular focus when
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Cornerstone Habits You Need to Build for a Full Life

In a paper on habits, a group of Duke researchers put it quaintly, “Without habits, people would be doomed to plan, consciously guide, and monitor every action.” We may not think about our habits that often, but we should. They’re a huge part of our lives. These reflexive thoughts, feelings
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RESET Your Goals and RESET Your Future

As one year closes and another begins, new year’s magic has a way of rushing in and showing us the future through rose colored glasses. Maybe it’s the fireworks, the choir of strangers singing Auld Lang Syne, or perhaps the midnight kiss that helps us think big and make brave
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The Connection between Power Napping and Productivity

Has the afternoon battle against tiredness become part of your daily work routine? Even people that do their best to get plenty of nighttime sleep can feel drained by the afternoon, especially if their brain has been firing on all cylinders. So what can you do to ensure that you
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Are Poor Health Habits Hurting Your Productivity?

You take care of your equipment, office, vehicle and home, but if you aren’t taking care of yourself everything can quickly fall apart. Poor health doesn’t just take a physical toll on the body. It can also seriously hinder mental performance. We all know that we should eat a healthy
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New Training Aligns Goals, Changes Lives

It’s official: The ONE Thing Training is now in full swing, and members are already noting big changes in the way they do business and live life. One of the more prevalent AHAs thus far has been the cross over between the seven buckets – spiritual, physical health, personal life,
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Four Exercises to Increase Focus

Multitasking is a productivity pitfall. We all know it, but we just can’t seem to break the habit. We are so ingrained with the idea of needing to get numerous things done at once that in order to stop multitasking we actually have to recondition our brains. We have to
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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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