Session 108: How to Focus on Your ONE Thing



Welcome to a solo episode about a very important topic: Focusing on Your ONE Thing. This episode is an outgrowth of one of my personal goals for 2017, which is to read one business-related book per month. I’ve already read a book that has impacted me greatly and changed the way I approach my business. The book is The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan. The book hones in on the principle that successful businesses with innovative products and services focus on one project at a time, instead of going in many different directions at once. Learn how these principles can positively impact your business. Join me!

What We’ll Learn

  • The focusing question: What’s the ONE thing you can do such that focusing on it makes everything else easier of unnecessary?
    • The Domino Effect
    • An action step that’s specific and thoughtful
  • The inevitable pattern of discipline and habit in success
  • Thinking about goal-setting in a different way
    • Your “Someday Goal”
    • A daily checklist
  • Four thieves of productivity
    • The inability to say NO
    • The fear of chaos
    • Poor health habits: “Personal energy mismanagement is a silent thief of productivity.”
    • Environment that doesn’t support your goals
  • Time blocking
    • Working ON your business
    • Working IN your business

Resources Mentioned

The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber

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