Servant Book Club: The One Thing

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This month in Servants Book Club, we reading are reading Gary Keller’s best-selling book, The ONE Thing. Keller has identified that behind every successful person is one thing that they could do that would make everything else easier or unnecessary.

According to Keller, no matter how success is measured, personal or professional, only the ability to dismiss distractions and concentrate on your ‘one thing’ stands between you and your goals. Wondering if you should give it a go? Here are some key takeaways we’ve found from it:

Wondering if you should give it a go? Here are some key takeaways we’ve found from it:

  • You must dedicate time to your ‘one thing’ (ideally four hours a day)
  • Multitasking is ineffective – you must focus completely on your ‘one thing’ and prioritise it over other competing tasks
  • Willpower is a finite resource, and you should use it wisely to achieve your ‘one thing’
  • Mastery is how people become truly successful. You develop mastery by devoting many hours of concentration to your ‘one thing’

We’ll be discussing the book later this month. Join the conversation! Let us know what you thought of it via our blog, Facebook or Twitter at @smservants.

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