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The ONE Thing Audiobook

The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

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.
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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:

  • A special foreword by Gary Keller. Interludes by legendary guitarist Monte Montgomery.

What’s your ONE Thing? For more information on The ONE Thing, events, coaching, and tools, visit www.The1Thing.com.

©2012 Rellek Publishing Partners, Ltd. (P)2013 Rellek Publishing Partners, Ltd.

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    Amazonian 10-09-15
    Amazonian 10-09-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Life changing"

    This is my first book review. I am taking the time to review this because I truly think that it could change everyone's life for the better.

    It is not difficult to follow the suggestions. When you do then it soon becomes apparent that you have been living and prioritizing the wrong way.

    I have lost weight, started a new business and I am about to quit my 9 to 5. I have been talking about this for years. Now I can do it.

    Read or listen to this book. It may change your life!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kimfit 08-28-15
    Kimfit 08-28-15

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    ""The one most ridiculous book" a waste of time."
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    As another reader said: for those who don't have a firm grasp of the obvious. Just stresses focusing on one thing that is important which will solve other issues. There. You've read it too. Plenty of better books on business and life problem solving/focus.


    What was most disappointing about Gary Keller and Jay Papasan ’s story?

    Simply ridiculously repetitive! Finally called it quits about half way through when I got sick of hearing "The one thing" repeated by the narrator for about the 100th time.


    What aspect of Timothy Miller and Claire Hamilton ’s performance would you have changed?

    High drama for poorly written book is simply a lame attempt to bring it to life.


    Any additional comments?

    Just felt like a magazine article someone felt like putting in book form.

    20 of 26 people found this review helpful
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    W Perry Hall 08-24-14

    One master-passion in the br east, like Aaron's serpent, swallows all the rest. A. Pope

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    "Should be called "FOR A FIRM GRASP OF THE OBVIOUS""

    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.

    38 of 51 people found this review helpful
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    Michael Williams St. Croix, Virgin Islands United States 01-09-14
    Michael Williams St. Croix, Virgin Islands United States 01-09-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Do this and you have the answer."
    If you could sum up The ONE Thing in three words, what would they be?

    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.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The One Thing. So simple, so unbelievably profound.


    What does Timothy Miller and Claire Hamilton bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I really like Claire's voice outlining and reinforcing core elements. Nice touch. I liked Tim too all excellent.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Yes. A few laughs yes. No crying.


    Any additional comments?

    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.

    18 of 24 people found this review helpful
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    Oliver Copenhagen 12-25-13
    Oliver Copenhagen 12-25-13

    I teach WordPress web design online, focusing on the *design* part - and fun:) I love learning new concepts, hence all these audiobooks;)

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    "This one surprised me!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    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.


    12 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Houston, TX 01-28-15
    Amazon Customer Houston, TX 01-28-15 Member Since 2014

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    "The One Thing Earns One Star"

    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.

    8 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Tammy Bogart 10-31-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Boring and Simplistic"
    What would have made The ONE Thing better?

    Needs some original, thought provoking content.


    Any additional comments?

    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.

    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Kristie Marion 11-05-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Inspiring"

    This book is inspiring. It enlightens you to the misconceptions about being productive and give you tips on how to focus on the things that produce extraordinary results. Loved it!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jus10 11-04-15
    Jus10 11-04-15
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    "Good book, especially if you're self employed."

    I really liked his approach and advice on quite a few of life topics. Some of the advice may be difficult if you aren't in a senior leadership position as bosses don't like hearing you're ignoring certain tasks/problems.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Matt 10-31-15
    Matt 10-31-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great read"

    Overall a great book. Everyone should read this. Another great by the legend Gary Keller.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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