The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

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The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan is an excellent self help book which explains how to prioritize tasks when there are an avalanche of things to get done in the near term.
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The ONE Thing has made more than 275 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 Wall Street Journal, NewYork Times, and USA Today. It won 12 book awards, has been translated into 26 languages, chosen as one of the Top 5 Business Books of 2013 by Hudson’s Booksellers and one of Top 30 Business Books of 2013 by Executive Book Summaries. Voted one of Top 100 Business Books of All Time on Goodreads. People are using this simple, powerful concept to focus on what matters most in their personal and work lives. Companies are helping their employees be more productive with study groups, training, and coaching. Sales teams are boosting sales. Churches are conducting classes and recommending for their members. By focusing their energy on one thing at a time people are living more rewarding lives by building their careers, strengthening their finances, losing weight and getting in shape, deepening their faith, and nurturing stronger marriages and personal relationships.

YOU WANT LESS. You want fewer distractions and less on your plate. The daily barrage of e-mails, texts, tweets, messages, and meetings distract you and stress you out. The simultaneous demands of work and family are taking a toll. And what’s the cost? Second-rate work, missed deadlines, smaller paychecks, fewer promotions—and lots of stress. AND YOU WANT MORE. You want more productivity from your work. More income for a better lifestyle. You want more satisfaction from life, and more time for yourself, your family, and your friends. NOW YOU CAN HAVE BOTH—LESS AND MORE. In The ONE Thing, you’ll learn to • cut through the clutter • achieve better results in less time • build momentum toward your goal • dial down the stress • overcome that overwhelmed feeling • revive your energy • stay on track • master what matters to you The ONE Thing delivers extraordinary results in every area of your life—work, personal, family, and spiritual. WHAT’S YOUR ONE THING?
 

About Gary Keller

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Gary Keller is the founder and chairman of the board of Keller Williams Realty International, the largest privately held real estate agency in the United States. It is also one of the fastest-growing agencies in the United States, with more than 30,000 agents. Gary Keller is the founder and chairman of the board of Keller Williams Realty International, the largest privately held real estate agency in the United States. It is also one of the fastest-growing agencies in the United States, with more than 30,000 agents. Writer, speaker, trainer, and V.P. of publishing at Keller Williams.
 
Published April 1, 2013 by Bard Press. 133 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Help. Non-fiction
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Kirkus

Above average
on Mar 15 2013

Encouraging bones of advice worth gnawing on, but absent substantial meat to sink your teeth into.

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Reviewed by Dr Joseph S Maresca on May 18 2013

The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan is an excellent self help book which explains how to prioritize tasks when there are an avalanche of things to get done in the near term.

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Publishers Weekly

Above average
on Feb 25 2013

Despite the book's appealing style and energy, more intellectual substance would have helped the overall work.

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