The One Thing
The One Thing
The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
Bard Press (TX), Hardcover, 9781885167774, 240pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2013
The ONE Thing has made more than 200 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA Today. It won 12 book awards, has been translated into 24 languages, chosen as one of the Top 5 Business Books of 2013 by Hudson's Booksellers and one of Top 30 Business Books of 2013 by Executive Book Summaries. People are using this simple, powerful concept to focus on what matters most in their personal and work lives. Companies are helping their employees be more productive with study groups, training, and coaching. Sales teams are boosting sales. Churches are conducting classes and recommending from the pulpit. By focusing their energy on one thing at a time people are living more rewarding lives by building their careers, strengthening their finances, losing weight and getting in shape, deepening their faith, and nurturing stronger marriages and personal relationships. YOU WANT LESS. You want fewer distractions and less on your plate. The daily barrage of e-mails, texts, tweets, messages, and meetings distract you and stress you out. The simultaneous demands of work and family are taking a toll. And what's the cost? Second-rate work, missed deadlines, smaller paychecks, fewer promotions and lots of stress. AND YOU WANT MORE. You want more productivity from your work. More income for a better lifestyle. You want more satisfaction from life, and more time for yourself, your family, and your friends. NOW YOU CAN HAVE BOTH LESS AND MORE. In The ONE Thing, you ll learn to cut through the clutter achieve better results in less time build momentum toward your goal dial down the stress overcome that overwhelmed feeling revive your energy stay on track master what matters to you The ONE Thing delivers extraordinary results in every area of your life work, personal, family, and spiritual. WHAT S YOUR ONE THING?
About the Author
Gary Keller is Chairman of the Board of Keller Williams (r) Realty International. Keller is responsible for providing strategic direction for all Keller Williams (r) divisions and affiliate companies, including Keller Williams University, kw.com, homesbyAuction.com, and the agent-led Eagentc.com. Keller established Keller Williams (r) with partner Joe Williams in 1983. The company began franchising in 1987 and expanded to Canada in 1998. From 1995 to present, Keller Williams (r) has become one of the fastest growing real estate companies in the United States with sales and commissions growth topping 700% during that period. A native of Houston, Texas, Keller attended Baylor University, where he earned a B.B.A. in Marketing and Real Estate in 1979. Keller began his real estate career as an agent and later manager in the JB Goodwin Company from 1979 to 1983. Keller is a member of the Austin Board of Realtors, the Texas Association of Realtors, and the Austin Multiple Listing Service. Keller was nominated and later appointed to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS(r) Board of Directors in 2000. He has served on the Board of the Austin Jaycees, the Board of Directors of the Austin Center for Battered Women, and been listed in Oxford s Who s Who of Young Professionals. An accomplished teacher in all aspects of residential real estate, Gary is a strong proponent of professional education. Beyond his role overseeing the vision and implementation of Keller Williams University, Keller actively pursues mentoring and consulting relationships within and without the company. Keller is married to Mary Pfluger; they have one child, John Christian. He is a musician -- guitar and piano -- and enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, antiques, movies, football, basketball, and spending as much time as possible with his family.