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The number one best-seller The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results is the unabridged audiobook written by co-authors Gary Keller and Jay Papasan with an expert narration by Timothy Miller and Claire Hamilton. The ultimate guide to de-cluttering your life can be found in this book. Learn how to focus on tasks without your mind wandering and rid stress from your life entirely. Find out that ONE thing that you are really good at and love doing and make a career out of it. Let this book change your life for the better. Available now from Audible.
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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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2 out of 5 stars
By Mark B on 18-07-14

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!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jason Denison on 23-08-15

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!

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By Karryn Ransom on 24-01-17

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.

What did you like best about this story?

Simple ideas are usually the best ones.

How could the performance have been better?

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

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

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

Any additional comments?

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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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By Shakti Chauhan on 31-07-15

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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