May the 4th Be With You: The ONE Thing of Star Wars

In case you were unaware, May 4 is Star Wars Day! Without getting too nerdy, we’d love to celebrate today by speculating the goals and ONE Things of some of our favorite characters from the popular sci-fi action series. Who knows, maybe they’ll help shed some light on some ways
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The ONE Thing Comes in First on WSJ

Congratulations to Gary and Jay on hitting the No. 1 spot on The Wall Street Journal’s Bestseller List! We are happy to announce that The ONE Thing came in first on WSJ‘s Hardcover Business List today, after spending weeks climbing the ranks of more than 30 lists, including: #1 USA
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Knowing When to Step Down: Lessons From CEOs That Knew It Was Time to Move On

Many entrepreneurs will tell you that creating a business is like having a child. So much love, time, energy and focus goes into it. The business becomes your world, and you’re invested in its wellbeing more than your own. Over the years you nurture it and watch it grow into
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Give the Gift of Success on Boss’s Day

Considering that only 34 percent of workers actually want to take on the tough task of being a manager, it’s clear that bosses deserve a little recognition. The concept of Boss’s Day was created in 1958 with the purpose of showing appreciation for bosses as well as improving employee-manager relationships.
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Goal-Setting For Success: 4 Strategies to Achieve Your Goals This Year

Every year there’s a rash of blog posts, news articles and social media updates about goal-setting for the year ahead. They’re full of ra-ra motivational excitement, and they get you juiced to get a jump on January. There’s just one problem. While goal-setting is key to ensuring that your year
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Secrets to Becoming the Most Popular Co-Worker

Whether you work in the one-room office of a startup or the headquarters of an international business, ONE Thing is certain – employee relationships can make or break an office’s productivity. However, keeping office relationships healthy and positive is no easy task, and it gets more difficult as the workplace
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The ONE Thing Webinar with Tim Grahl

We hope you’ll join us this week for our free monthly webinar series with ONE Thing co-author Jay Papasan. This month we have bestselling author Tim Grahl, whose do-it-yourself attitude is reflected in books that help others successfully set up winning sales strategies for their own products. Grahl is the
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Happiness is a Skill: Here are 10 Ways to Get More of It!

Pop quiz time. Is happiness an inherent trait you’re born with or a learned skill? The answer is both. While our genes may provide a baseline for how happy we feel, our overall sense of happiness is not just an innate personality trait. It’s also a skill that can be
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Embrace Personal Evolution, Invest in Yourself

Going on a self-improvement kick is never a bad idea. Finding ways to make yourself better is critical to emotional, spiritual, and existential growth. What we do — our habits, our traits — have a significant effect on how we see the world, but also on our well-being in both
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Transform Your Toxic Work Environment Today

Being in a toxic work environment can be extremely damaging to your productivity and satisfaction with your work. You’re stressed before you even get to work, you’re constantly defensive and on high-alert, and you can’t relax when you get home because you’re replaying everything that happened that day. The symptoms
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