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The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan, Bard Press, 2013.
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Focusing on The One Thing is so true, often I relate this to sports when I’m coaching but never have I broke it down in such a manner that Gary Keller does. Defining my purpose and breaking down goals to the day is often said out loud but people fail to write it down and say it over and over. This is a very good read!
Having read the summary of The One Thing, I agree with the statement: “the prescription for extraordinary results is knowing what matters to you and taking daily doses of actions in alignment with it.” I am a fervent believer that we detect, rather than identify, our mission in life.
Today I committed to asking the ‘right questions’ that might enhance selecting the ‘One Thing’. Outlining a conceptual path for my career, job and personal life requires a thematic-centric-action-oriented approach. Taking action in each domain spiritual, physical, personal, work and financial life will hopefully form a solid foundation for attaining peace-of-mind.
As an avid multi-tacker, I feel like the Titanic approaching the ‘Iceberg’. The challenge is daunting. My wife and I worked together to develop a vision statement that provides a tool for accountability. I wonder what the reaction will be when my colleagues and assistants at work learn that they are instrumental to this goal-setting process. Will we be able to design a systematic approach to FOCUS and goal attainment? Time will tell. Fingers-crossed!
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