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Publisher's Summary

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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not a fan

I cant believe the reviews are so favourable. It sounds like a lot of repetitive, irrelevant drivel to me. I cant finish it. there are just too many other things I could be doing...like choosing another book?

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Focus!

What this book really seems to be about is focus. Why to dream big, how to reverse engineer the actions you must take from years down the road to the same day, why you focus this way and how it organizes your life to not be so chaotic, how habit secretly behind what seems to look like discipline. This book alone can help you make quantum leaps in your life by just applying a few principles discussed! For self improvement, this book is definitely a must on the list whether it's your business or personal that you are looking to work on!

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Ruined by narrators & music

The choice of narrators, jarring alternation between them, and hokey music absolutely ruined the experience of this audiobook. It's unfortunate because the subject matter and content is really good. I recommend buying the book in print or as an ebook.

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Highly recommend this in audio or written format.

well written, engaging and purposeful. lesson I life that can be applied in any discipline.

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Efficient

Great tips and advice to become more efficient in your day to day pursuit of your happiness

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Difficult to Listen to

The content comes highly recommended. But the performance is so awful, the content is completely missed.
It’s like listening to a cheap motivational cassette tape from an 80’s infomercial!

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The Concept I've needed all my life!!

From confusion to absolute clarity, I'm so happy I got this book, skies the limit now!!

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excellent read! I strongly recommend it!

excellent read! I strongly recommend it! excellent read! I strongly recommend it!excellent read! I strongly recommend it!

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The most practical book I've ever read

Great book that everyone can benefit from. I believe this will have a huge positive impact on my professional life. Thank you!

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Everyone Should Read!

I never realized that I unconsciously do this until about two years ago, and although I've tried to explain my process, others have struggled with it. After listening to this book, I have been able to hone in on, improve and adjust accordingly. I will be gifting this to quite a few people. I would definitely recommend this to everyone!

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  • Karryn Ransom
  • 2017-01-24

Good ideas, but.. production poor.

What made the experience of listening to The ONE Thing the most enjoyable?

The narration sounded like he was trying to 'act' his way through an informational book. His intentions were clear; he wants to entertain us, but it detracted from the text, and ultimately annoyed me.

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Simple ideas are usually the best ones.

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Don't separate chapters with music. It's the same musical interlude 24 times. Please don't.

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No. The book contains valuable wisdom, but the production (narrator, music) annoyed me so much that I had to listen in stages.

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Any audio book that includes graphics, graphs, figures etc, should come with a warning in the description. I've returned books before simply because I want to learn while listening, and would have bought the hard copy book if I need reference materials. "In figure nine, you'll see a blah blah blah..." This drives me crazy because, no, I DON'T see it.

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  • Jan Sapper
  • 2016-12-07

obligado

Un libro que dibuja claramente el camino para la construcción de una vida próspera. la prosperidad incluye abundancia material, en salud física, mental, relaciones personales y familia. provee una guía que puede imprimirse para seguirla. explica por qué el multi tasking se torna ineficiente y un ladrón de efectividad.

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  • Shakti Chauhan
  • 2015-07-31

Best towards the end. Overall a great book

It could have been short. Gets a little monotonous in the middle. The beggining is enlightening ofcourse. It gets really good and inspiring towards the end. I was considering not finishing the book in the middle. But really glad I finished it.

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  • Tim Garrett
  • 2019-03-03

400 books down, this is 1 of the very best

It sounds simple, yet...Truly it's an incredibly powerful book.
You should buy it, read it, take notes, read it again and revise every year.

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  • bartlomiej noga
  • 2018-05-31

Absolutely fantastic

Absolutely fantastic book full of Great knowledge, I'm going to listen it one more time

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  • Guillermo Lara Torre
  • 2019-03-05

Focus and commitment

Great story easy to follow Lot of resources to keep making progress in the purpose of your life

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  • jt
  • 2019-02-27

More than it seems

A lot of people rad recommended this book but I put of getting it for a long time because I assumed the whole idea could be summed up in one sentence. “Do one thing at a time for better focus and success”. That is way to vague to do this book justice. Full of useful gems of information. A must read for anyone running a business or just wanting to be more effective in general.

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  • LUISA MARIA VANEGAS PARRA
  • 2021-08-13

Amaizing

Every chapter is interesting and usefull. It is so true that The one thing works in all áreas

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  • Karabo Moloko
  • 2021-05-16

Exceptional Book

A book to live by.. Read it twice a year to sharpen your focus and performance..

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  • Daniel Hernandez Medina
  • 2021-05-10

A must!

The one thing reveals how si one it is to gain success but also to find why we have not achieved it. I'll listen to it several times in the year.

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  • Client d'Amazon
  • 2017-12-03

a good read

a very good listen, that's what I needed to focus more, there are great tips inside and it will certainly help you if you have a problem with execution. The only thing I didn't like is the shortness of the book.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 2021-05-15

Le livre est uniquement en anglais ?

Je suis nouveau sur Audible, c'est le premier livre que j'achète je pensais qu'il était français mais finalement il est uniquement en anglais ??

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  • sara galasso
  • 2019-06-10

eh nothing new really

not sure I not recommend this bòol since it was mostly repetitive the one thing lbs blah blah but it was ok

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  • L. Delbe
  • 2019-05-09

a écouter et re-ecouter piur une mise en pratique.

a écouter et re-ecouter pour une mise en pratique. perso j'adore l'écouter pour réussir à maîtriser ma Vie

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  • Jésus Betancur
  • 2017-01-05

One of the most compelling books I have ever read.

Definetely open minding for my experience. You must read and reread this book if you are a human.Period.

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  • Mab saad
  • 2021-03-17

Inspirant , Bien expliqué, Direct au but

Une belle lecture (Mixer l'expérience audio & le livre) ... la suite serait de se mettre au Travail !

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2020-10-23

Excelente

Desmitifica muchas creencias populares y habla de lo que se necesita para crear nuestros propios destinos!

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  • Wissem C.
  • 2020-07-03

terrific book i needed to read

I listened to the book and what a discovery. So much things i wasn t aware of. A must read !!!

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