Give Yourself Permission to Fail, Set Yourself Up for Success

As you look back and see last year fading into the rear view mirror, there’s a good chance you’ll realize you’ve failed at some point. If you haven’t, then there’s an even greater chance that you’ve squandered a good opportunity to grow. If you’ve ever caught The ONE Thing author
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A Cost Benefit Analysis of Growth: How Saying No Can Save You

It feels good to say yes. Yes to new opportunities. Yes to helping with a project. Yes to going to a party. Yes — just to be polite. But we often forget saying yes to something inevitably means saying no to something else. This fact is particularly important when we
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The Importance of Reading

Summer is well under way. That means it’s time to dust off the pile of books that’s been sitting on your nightstand since last Labor Day and pick out your summer reads. Turning the pages of a good book give will not only give you fodder for conversation at next
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Yes, There is Such Thing as a Stupid Question

Yep, you read that right. There is a way to ask a stupid question: asking the wrong one. When we aren’t able to get the information we need from the questions we ask, there’s room for improvement in the way we pose our questions. Asking the right questions can improve
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How to Gift an eBook

Books have long been seen as fail-proof gifts for anyone on your list – from colleagues and bosses to family and friends.  So much so, that books are one of the most gifted items.  And now, with more than one in five Americans reading e-books, it’s becoming apparent that more
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The ONE Thing Donates Royalties to Hurricane Relief

To aid with the hurricane relief efforts, Gary Keller and Jay Papasan, authors of the million-copy bestseller The ONE Thing, have pledged $50,000 in royalties to the Salvation Army. National Book Network, the trade distributor of The ONE Thing, is placing a $5 hurricane relief sticker on the next 10,000
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The Merits of Waking Up Early

Do you love to sleep in? You’re not the only one. While it can feel pretty good to hit the snooze button and stay in bed as the sun shines through your window in the morning, you may justify it by reminding yourself that sleep is essential for your success.
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How to Develop Key Relationships in Your Business

Businesses are built on relationships. In fact, they are living proof of the saying, “No man is an island.” Products aren’t made on their own, services don’t sell themselves, and partnerships can’t be created without meaningful interaction between people. The ability to build strategic business relationships is a skill that
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The Multitasking Myth: The Science Behind “One Thing at a Time” Holds True

There are certain myths that have been so ingrained in our culture that we hold them to be true even when science tells us otherwise. Multi-tasking is one of those myths. Gary Keller identified six productivity stealing lies in The ONE Thing. Number two on that list was the misconstrued
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All Things ONE: A Night at the Movies

Image courtesy of The Raymond Scott Archives If we asked, would you know who John Towner Williams is? Would it help if we hummed the theme song from Jaws, Star Wars, E.T., Superman, or Harry Potter, to name just a few? So it’s no surprise that the man deemed “America’s
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