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The ONE Thing Audiobook

The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

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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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    Ruby America 16/05/2015
    Ruby America 16/05/2015
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    "Good book"

    It has meet my expectation. Although there is no wow moment, this book does give some good practical advices! The narrator is good!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Nick 29/07/2015
    Nick 29/07/2015
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    "A solid concept, but lacked constant impact."

    The book is well put together and is a very convincing mantra to be used when operating going forward. It could have been summed up a lot quicker and there are some sections that are a little too repetitive. Overall, a worthy investment of time and money.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Logan 21/05/2015
    Logan 21/05/2015 Member Since 2014
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    "Great lessons, slightly repetitive."

    Great book, and super insightful. Definitely learned a lot.

    But...think it could have been summarized. After all, "Brevity is power" ;)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Shamarie 05/01/2015
    Shamarie 05/01/2015 Member Since 2014
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    "Okay but overly repetitive"

    I got some good concepts from
    You'd book in the early chapters and then it became too laboured after that. Still worth reading though

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Lloyd 07/11/2016
    Lloyd 07/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "worth reading"

    Makes s lot of common sense and good advice.
    I will apply what I have learnt in to action.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Eve 27/10/2016
    Eve 27/10/2016
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    "Speed it up"

    The only issue I found was the speaking was a little slow to keep me engaged, so I sped it up to 1.25x and it was fine. That's my only gripe. Great insights and useful tips.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Leah 14/09/2016
    Leah 14/09/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Fascinating"

    Great concept and remarkable thoughts to put into practice. Narration was well done and easy to listen to.

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    Jemma 22/06/2016
    Jemma 22/06/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Loved it!!"

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I listened over a couple of months in addition to other books because I preferred to space it out. Such an easy concept.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Debi 09/05/2016
    Debi 09/05/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Perfect Timing"

    This book gave me the perfect focus I needed to construct my first presentation at a very prestigious event. Thank you.

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    Helen 25/04/2016
    Helen 25/04/2016
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    "I am more focused and content"

    I listened to this book three times and found that I Can do what they suggested. it has already made a difference to my focus and contentment. thank you sincerely. Helen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Shakti Chauhan
    31/07/15
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    "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.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Jan Sapper
    Hamburg
    7/12/16
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    "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.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Bob
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    29/08/16
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    "extraordinary"

    extraordinary achievement that resonates with your inner feelings. it was always one thing and one thing only

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sara M
    6/06/16
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    "Love it"

    I love the book. I finished it in 2 days. What's the one thing I can do to make everything else easier or unnecessary? I probably have to listen to the book on a regular basis when I get lost in the future.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Cindy
    26/04/16
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    "Really Hit Home"

    Sometimes you just need a reminder of what's important in life, work and health. Middle was a bit drawn out but glad I listened to the end.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sergio
    30/03/16
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    "Great book."

    Excellent book. The kind of book we must make a study of it for the long run.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Brent Car
    29/03/16
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    "Really insightful"

    Breaks down how to simplify to become successful in what ever your endeavours are. Often the answer is right there in front of us but without clarity it just gets overseen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Yordan
    29/03/16
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    "A simple but powerful concept/question"

    A simple question (The Focusing Question) that once applied to your life has the potential to yield extraordinary results.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Kunde
    7/03/16
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    "going to improve life"

    my one book i got on audible so far, and already glad I got it. not an expert on the subject, but I'm 20 y/o and think this is a must read

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sachiko
    US
    1/03/16
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    "very helpful"

    I found this book very helpful and have started applying the principles. I highly recommend it to everyone

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Graham Keegan
    UK
    8/03/14
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    "5 out 5"
    Any additional comments?

    This is my 5 question system for appraising business and management books. It isn't perfect but it works for me, I hope you find it useful...
    Have I incorporated in my business or how I run my business any learnings from this book? Yes.Did feel I wa nted to understand really understand the book in depth, make notes and apply the content? Yes.Is it a book I’ve gone back to in order to check I really get the ideas and concepts so I can apply them? Yes.Is it a book I keep to hand on my mobile, where space is at a premium, so I can re-listen as and when? Yes.Finally, is it a book that has brought insights and moved me forward? Yes.Comments...Stick with it - I found it was literally 2 hrs in before it really got going. I have changed my goal setting system based on insights from this book. The narration is a touch irritating and the "musac" jingle but don't that put you off.

    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
  • Courtney Kenobi
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    14/02/14
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    "Interesting, educational and a great listen!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The ONE Thing to be better than the print version?

    I found the audio edition much more engaging than reading a print version, it kept me interested from start to finish!


    What does Timothy Miller and Claire Hamilton bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    They kept me interested and made the stories flow nicely!


    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Mark B
    Worcester, UK
    18/07/14
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    "A re-hash of the original '7 Habits' !"
    What made the experience of listening to The ONE Thing the most enjoyable?

    Well structured.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The ONE Thing?

    It focuses on 'one thing'


    What about Timothy Miller and Claire Hamilton ’s performance did you like?

    Yes. Easy to listen to, although Claire Hamilton's accent is a little too 'Cheesy American' for this Englishman.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Probably not. But possible.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a rather shameless duplication and re-hash of 'The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People'. If you have read '7 Habits' then it's an OK revision of the principles, stated slightly differently. If you haven't. forget this and read '7 Habits of Highly Effective People' by Dr Stephen Covey. It is much better.

    They refer to several studies and findings from other books on the same subjects, but in the audiobook they don't refer to the studies or credit other authors. Whereas 'The Power of Habit' by Charles Duhigg addresses this subtopic of the power of Habits in much more detail and complete with properly referenced source material.

    Perhaps I should nick a bit from all the authors I have read and re-publish it under a catchy name!

    33 of 38 people found this review helpful
  • Jason Denison
    23/08/15
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    "Brilliant"

    Like many other books, you just need to find that one golden nugget that will make it worth your while. This book has a few hidden treasures inside. Highly recommend it!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • kurtis pottinger
    2/08/15
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    "Excellent!"

    A truly excellent book with brilliant ideas for better productivity, a must-read. You won't be disappointed.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Michal Dybowski
    21/07/15
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    "Awesome"

    No words to describe how amazing and life changing this book is ! Worth dozen of listenings

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Ch3nz
    Harlow, United Kingdom
    20/05/15
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    "inspiring to think differently"

    this book, recommended by a colleague has definitely made me think and question how I think and live my life.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Jeroc
    15/02/14
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    "My favorite book"
    Where does The ONE Thing rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I would say it's one of the best books.


    What other book might you compare The ONE Thing to, and why?

    Don't think it's comparable just think the other books are wasted compared to this one.


    Have you listened to any of Timothy Miller and Claire Hamilton ’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    No!


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I felt like this is the only book I ever need to listen to. Simplify everything other books makes complicated


    Any additional comments?

    Would listen to this book again and again and again and again.....

    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • John
    7/07/15
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    "Great book"

    Very easy to listen a must for people looking to be productive. 10 out of 10

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Cma
    25/06/15
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    "Essential reading"

    One of the best books on productivity ever written. Simple and also straight to the point.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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