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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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!
One master-passion in the br east, like Aaron's serpent, swallows all the rest. A. Pope
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.
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.
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.
High drama for poorly written book is simply a lame attempt to bring it to life.
Just felt like a magazine article someone felt like putting in book form.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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