This is an audiobook for busy people. If you want less on your plate and more for your life and career, tune in to the #1 Wall Street Journal best seller, The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. The ONE Thing will bring your life and your work into focus. Authors Gary Keller and Jay Papasan teach you the tricks to cut through the clutter, achieve better results in less time, dial down stress, and master what matters to you. Unabridged version includes:
What’s your ONE Thing? For more information on The ONE Thing, events, coaching, and tools, visit www.The1Thing.com.
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Where do I start talking about a book so transformative it leaves you in awe of the potential in yourself. I have been a lifelong student of business and life and I am awash with new vigor after listening to the book. I also own the hard copy.
The One Thing. So simple, so unbelievably profound.
I really like Claire's voice outlining and reinforcing core elements. Nice touch. I liked Tim too all excellent.
Yes. A few laughs yes. No crying.
Do this. Get the book and do what they lay out. In my life I've achieved really cool milestones but still feel like it's not enough. Family, relationships, business, spiritually, all benefit from the strategy for better living in this book.
Needs some original, thought provoking content.
This book is lacking not only in original content but also in substance. It takes 5 hours to convey a message that could have been condensed into 2 hours. It was pain to listen to and I found it difficult to focus because the content is not thought provoking but instead is far too simplistic. While in theory his suggestions are great, in reality they are impractical in many professions and positions. Not a recommended read if you are looking to expand your mind.
The secret: concentrate on ONE thing at a time.
How does it take 5 1/2 hours to get to ONE Firm Grasp?
Add ONE happy song, ONE ton of guitar filler and (my ONE compliment to the authors is their skill to) say ONE thing ONE Hundred different ways.
I teach WordPress web design online, focusing on the *design* part - and fun:) I love learning new concepts, hence all these audiobooks;)
Much much much better than expected. Everything is perfect about it:
1. Doesn't promote more stress and overwhelm. You're not asked to make lists, overwork yourself, etc – as it's often the case in other books in this genre.
2. It's so well-written. Engaging.
3. It's so well organised. Easy to follow and digest.
4. The method is sound and logical.
5. Perhaps related to point number three, but the music between the chapters add a positive note (pun intended) to the presentation and overall experience.
Such a keeper, this book.
One of the best, and I've listened to over 1000 over the years.
There were many. It's sounds too simple to work but I've increased what I get done daily by about 50% just after the 1rst listening, even more after the 2nd.
After reading so many books, it's hard to come by something that is mostly fresh, original and helpful. This book is all of that.
I love AUDIBLE! I never get mad at traffic jams and can listen to many different books, despite of my short time.
Priority is the word that define this book. If you know how to prioritize, make the right questions, you'll start a domino run in your life-- and make the halo effect though the rest of your life. A simple concept, but many pages too long, filled with self help tips.
A really good point, and interesting, but this could have been written in two chapters.
I got bored and could not get through to the end.
Not the greatest book on focus but it held my attention and motivated me more than many other more well written books.
I don't think anyone could walk away from this book having felt that they'd wasted their time. I'd recommend it to anyone, especially a beginning reader of focusing/ motivational books.
I am definitely glad and I got this book. There are some concepts that I'm already using in my daily life. Like most books of this type, there seems to be some fluff and it really isn't necessary. Perhaps it's just to add extra explanation and motivation, but it sometimes seems with books like this that they just need to get the book to a certain size and length even though their main idea is actually pretty easy to explain. Again, I am glad I got this book and the one thing focusing concepts seem as though they will remain very useful to me.
Don't waste your time on this book. Just repeat "The one (fill in any noun here)" to yourself. It will be equivalent to reading/listening to this book. For example: The one goal, the one question, the one skill, the one activity, the one job. It starts to get old really quick.
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