The ONE Thing

  • by Gary Keller, Jay Papasan
  • Narrated by Timothy Miller, Claire Hamilton
  • 5 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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.

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Audible Editor Reviews

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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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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- Mark B

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.

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- Graham Keegan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-10-2013
  • Publisher: Rellek Publishing Partners, Ltd.