Why a Company Full of Yes Men Leads You Nowhere

Questioning things is a very human characteristic that is essential for discovery. The ONE Thing is built around the idea of using the Focusing Question to find our highest and best purpose. On your path toward achievement, be weary of “yes men” who go along for the ride and can
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How to Identify What Matters Most

When our lives get busy, it’s easy to reach for a pencil and pad of paper to try and capture everything that needs to get done. It can almost be therapeutic to cross items off our list, after all. However, check-lists aren’t the best way to go about accomplishing great
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How To Break A Bad Habit

Most of us have tried many times before, but just haven’t been able to work out how to break a bad habit. We know we’d be better off without the habit, but for better or worse it serves a purpose in our life. Maybe it’s biting your fingernails, compulsively checking email,
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Chasing Two Rabbits: Managing Work and Parenting Under One Roof

Last September our family was blessed with a beautiful baby boy. And although months of sleepless nights, mountains of diapers, and countless mistakes left us feeling like we could handle anything, it’s clear that wasn’t the case. There’s nothing easy about working a full-time job and serving as a full-time
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Jay Papasan Discusses How to Master Your Habits with Gretchen Rubin

ONE Thing co-author Jay Papasan’s webinar series is set to continue this month on September 30th with special guest and bestselling author Gretchen Rubin. Best known for her chart-topping book The Happiness Project, Rubin’s latest title, Better Than Before approaches the ins and outs of habit building—a theme that rings
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Gary’s Favorite Gift for Millennials

If you know about Gary, you know he’s an avid reader. He even has a bookshelf in his office displaying his favorite business books. And when he finds a book he loves, he not only devours every page of it, but also gifts it in spades. So what is Gary
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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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A Guide to Reconnecting with People From Your Past

No matter who you are or where you came from, we can agree: 2020 was a doozy. Between a pandemic, remote work becoming the new normal, and a particularly stressful election season, it is understandable that our priorities have shifted toward a state of survival. But that also means we
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Here’s Why it Pays to Be Late

Today is National Be Late for Something Day. We expect that half of our readers will pump a triumphant fist in the air, while the other half will roll their eyes. It’s important to find what works best for you, and of course, there are benefits to both tardiness and
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Michelle Williams and her One Thing at a Time Approach

Despite becoming a mom and losing her former fiancé—Heath Ledger—within the past decade, Michelle Williams is one of those Hollywood starlets that seem to have it all together. How is it that her career and lifehave seen improvement in the face of such hurdles? In a recent interview with Papermag,
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