The One Thing





브라이언 리뷰

제목: The One Thing
저자: Gary Keller with Jay Papasan
브라이언 요약:

  1. 정말 중요한 1개를 찾아서 행하라. (우선순위 + 안 중요한것들 빼기)
  2. 좋은 습관을 만들라. 의지력이 중요함을 알라.
  3. 좋은 코치나 멘토를 찾으라.
  4. 목적, 우선순위, 생상성으로 살라. (후회없는 삶을 살기)
  5. Time Blocking (4 hours a day)


The One Thing:The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results, John Murray Publishers비즈니스북스 원씽 The One Thing, 단품


브라이언 노트:

1. The ONE Thing

  • The one thing is the best approach to getting what you want.
  • Because it has only one purpose

2. The Domino Effect

  • Chain reaction of surprising power
  • The key is over time. Success is built sequentially. It's one thing at a time.

3. Success Leaves Clues

  • Extraordinarily successful companies always have one product or service they are most known for or that makes them the most money.
  • No one succeeds alone. No one.
  • Passion for something leads to disproportionate time practicing or working at it. That time spent eventually translates to skill, and when skill improves, results improve.
  • Live the ONE Thing.

Part 1. The Lies: They mislead and derail us (6 Lies)
4. Everything Matters Equally

  • Equality is a lie.
  • Busyness rarely takes care of business.
  • Achievers always work from a clear sense of priority.
  • T-do lists tend to be long; success lists are short.
  • How do you decide what matters most at any given moment on any given day?
  • Vilfredo Pareto 80:20 rule but go extreme
  • Think big, but going very small

5. Multitasking

  • Multitaskers were just lousy at everything.Juggling isn't multitasking. Task Switching.
  • You can do two things at once, but you can't focus effectively on two things at once.
  • Multitasking slows us down and makes us slower witted.
  • Figure out what matters most in the moment and give it your undivided attention.

6. A Disciplined Life

  • We don't need any more discipline than we already have.
  • Success is actually a short race.
  • Actually, we need the habit of doing it. And we need just enough discipline to build  the habit.
  • Success is about doing the right thing, not about everything right.
  • Habits require much less energy and effort to maintain than to begin.
  • The hard stuff becomes habit, and habit makes the hard stuff easy.
  • How long does it take to establish a new habit? It takes an average of 66 days to acquire a new habit.

7. Willpower is always on Will-Call

  • Timing: other equally essential element of willpower.
  • The power of will. I didn't always have willpower.
  • The maeshmallow Test.
  • Willpower is a timing issue.
  • Willpower has a limited battery life. It's a limited but renewable resource.
  • Willpower is like a fast-twitch muscle that gets tired and needs rest.
  • We lose our willpower not because we think about it but because we don't.
  • How do you put your willpower to work? You think about it. You pay attention to it. Respect it.
  • Don't fight your willpower. Build your days around how it works and let it do its part to build your life.

8. A Balanced Life

  • Time on one thing means time away from another. This makes balance impossible.
  • Magic happens at the extreme.
  • The things we presume to have balance are really just counterbalancing.
  • Counterbalancing done well gives the illusion of balance.
  • The idea of counterbalancing is that you never go so far that you can't find your way back or stay so long that there are nothing waiting for you when you return.
  • Life: juggling five balls: work, family, health, friends, and integrity (Work = rubber ball)

9. Big is Bad

  • No one knows their ultimate ceiling
  • Thinking big is essential to extraordinary results. Success requires action, and action requires thought. the only actions that become springboards to succeeding big are those informed by big thinking to begin with.
  • What you do. in the time you work determines what you achieve.
  • Every level of achievement requires its own combination of What you do, How you do it, and who you do it with.
  • As you experience big, you become big. Why thinking big is such a big deal.
  • Don't fear big. Fear mediocrity. Fear waste. Fear the lack of living to your fullest.

Part 2. The Truth: The simple path to productivity

  • the key to success isn't in all the things we do but in the handful of things we do well.

10. The Focusing Question

  • Clarity must come from us.
  • The Focusing Question
  • What's the one thing I can do such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary?
  • Action you "can do" beats intention every time.
  • Most people struggle to comprehend how many things don't need to e done, if they would just start by doing the right thing.

11. The Success Habit

  • Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.
  • The focusing question is a way of life.
  • What's one thing I can do such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary?

12. The Path to Great Answers

  • People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their futures.
  • You ask a great question, then you seek our a great answer.
    • 1. To search for clues and role models to point you in the right direction. You uncover the best research and study the highest achievers.
    • 2. Trending: You are looking for the next thing you can do in the same direction that the best performers are heading or, if necessary, in an entirely new direction.

Part 3. Extraordinary results: Unlocking the possibilities within you
13. Live with Purpose

  • Live with Purpose, Live by Priority. Live for productivity.
  • Our purpose sets our priority and our priority determines the productivity our actions produce.
  • Happiness on purpose. Happiness doesn't happen the way we think.: The begging bowl. (Unfulfillable desire.)
  • Happiness happens on the way to fulfillment.
    • Positive emotion and pleasure
    • Achievement
    • Relationships
    • Engagement
    • Meaning
  • Without purpose, you will never know when you have enough money, and you can never be financially wealthy.
  • Happiness one the way to fulfillment.
  • What's your Big Why?

14. Live by Priority
15. Live for Productivity

  • Productive action transforms lives.
  • What type of time-managing system do you use? What kind of system do you use?
  • the Most successful people are the most productive people.
  • Time blocking.
    • Time block your time off
    • Time block your One thing
    • Tine block your planning time.
  • Resting is as important as working
  • Block 4 hours a day
  • Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

16. The Three Commitments

  • 1. Must adopt the Mindset 2. Continually seek 3. held accountable
  • 1. Follow the Path of Mastery 2. Move from E to P 3. Live the accountable cycle
  • Entrepreneurial to Purposeful approach
  • You must imply be wiling to do whatever it takes.
  • OK plateau?
  • Be accountable! Be responsible? Look for solutions.
  • They don't fear reality. They seek it, acknowledge it, and own it.
  • Find an accountability partner
  • Written goals were 39.5% more likely to succeed.
  • Seek teachers and coaches.

17. The Four Thieves

  • 4 Thieves of productivity
    • Inability to say No
    • Fear of Chaos
    • Poor health habits
    • Environment doesn't support your goals.
  • Steve Jobs: 350 products to 10 (No man)
  • But the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
  • Get used to it and get over it. Figure it out. Find a way. Make it happen.

18. The Journey

  • Actions build on action. Habits build on habit. Success builds on success.
  • You have to make it happen.
  • The battle inside us: Fear and Faith (Don't regret)
  • Living a life of no regrets.
  • You are the first domino.


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