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May 29, 2017

Do you want more grit? 

Today's guest, Angela Duckworth, is a world-renowned psychologist and author of the New York Times Bestseller GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. She has advised the White House, The World Bank, NFL teams, Fortune 500 CEOs... and now she's going to help YOU get grittier, cast a focused vision, and understand the psychology of high achievers.

We recorded this conversation as part of our monthly ONE Thing webinar series. Every month, we feature an incredible author so that you can learn directly from them and ask questions. If you want to sign up for our next FREE monthly webinar, head over to the1thing.com/webinars.

 

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

If you want more grit, casting a focused vision is the ONE thing that will make everything else easier or unnecessary. We challenge you to articulate your vision and share it with us.  

In 25 words or less, write down why you are here and what all of this is for. If you want guidance, Angela shares her vision and advice at the 40:35 mark.

After you write down a vision, head over to Facebook.com/theONEthingbook and share it with the community.

 

In this episode you will learn...

  • [4:25] How grit will help you on the road to mastery.
  • [9:35] How to teach yourself to be more optimistic, positive, and focused on change using neuroscience data.
  • [21:35] How you can use psychology to help your children develop into high performers and achieve success.
  • [30:10] How you, as a leader, can build a gritty culture.
  • [37:00] Why rituals are habits at a group level (and how great leaders use rituals to set their team up for success).
  • [39:50] The ONE thing that makes everything else easier or unnecessary when it comes to being gritty.
  • [49:20] Why your purpose and passion don't have to be your work.

 

AWESOME FREE RESOURCES FOR YOU!

 

Links & Tools From This Episode

 

This episode of The ONE Thing Podcast is brought to you by Audible. To sign up for your trial and receive a free copy of Angela's book "GRIT," head to Audible.com/onething now!

 

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May 25, 2017

Is stress hurting your performance at work or home?

We all deal with stressful situations, but high achievers understand how to get beyond them and avoid getting burnt out.

In the last episode, we met Dana Cavalea, who was the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the New York Yankees when they won the 2009 World Series. Today he will share how professional athletes and high achievers use simple strategies to maximize their performance in the long-term.

 

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

Are you struggling with something so much that it occupies your mind when you should be present somewhere else? 

If you want to change the way you perceive that thing, then you need to change the story you tell yourself.

Identify the meaning you associate with that particular situation in your life and consider how you can rewrite that story. Can you recognize, right now, that the situation is a growth opportunity?

 

In this episode you will learn...

  • [10:25] Why you sometimes have to hit the brakes and celebrate your accomplishments.
  • [16:40] How high performing athletes avoid burnout.
  • [22:00] Why you don't have to be afraid of saying no.

 

AWESOME FREE RESOURCES FOR YOU!

 

Links & Tools From This Episode

 

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May 22, 2017

What does it mean to have focus at a professional level?

Dana Cavalea was the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the New York Yankees when they won the 2009 World Series, and he has worked directly with some of the greatest baseball players in the world.

In this episode, he shares how professional athletes - and high achievers like you - can live a life of greater focus.

 

 

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

High performers live and die by their routine. We often look towards others to create our routine, but the greatest players develop one that is right for them through years of experience.

We want you to create a routine that is healthy for you.

What are the things that need to happen for you to have an exceptional day?

 

In this episode you will learn...

  • [10:20] How the elite separate themselves from everyone else (and how you can too).
  • [11:00] What the best athletes have in common.
  • [13:15] How business owners can perform like a Hall of Famer & succeed in the long-term.
  • [18:10] Why high achievers are comfortable with rejection and failure.
  • [19:10] How successful athletes maximize their focus.

 

AWESOME FREE RESOURCES FOR YOU!

 

Links & Tools From This Episode

 

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May 18, 2017

Do you ever struggle to think bigger?

We've been getting on the phone with fans like you because we want to know the biggest challenges that you are facing.  We're sharing one of those calls because it helped us think bigger about helping you.

In today's episode, Michael Cappelli helps us understand how we can better teach and support serious, engaged, and committed business owners who want to create the right habits, and then scale it down to the team level.

 

 

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

We are investing our most valuable resource – our time – in fans like you because we want to expand our minds so that, together, we can create something truly exceptional.

How can we, collectively, create something that will change how people think for generations to come?

If you want to be a part of that, we are very interested in hearing from you. Please leave us a comment on our Facebook page.

If you're interested in the membership platform we are creating, text the word "FOUNDER" to 33444 so that we can reach out to the right people when we open it up.

 

In this episode you will learn...

  • [6:25] How goals and tasks are different.
  • [14:00] How you can stop doing transactional work and start doing more meaningful and impactful work every day.
  • [20:10] How to pick your side in the battle between the urgent and the important.

 

AWESOME FREE RESOURCES FOR YOU!

 

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May 15, 2017

Do you know the story of your business?

We realized that we didn't know our story, or how to communicate it with all of you. That's why we had this conversation with the Story Coach, Lisa Bloom.

This isn't our typical podcast episode. It is a private conversation that had an enormous impact on our business, so we want to share it with you.

Lisa will help you find the things that matter, establish the pivotal moments of your story, and get clarity when it comes to communicating your story with other people.

 

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

Establish the three pivotal moments in your business so that you can find your Core Story.

You don't want to look at the big moments, like hiring or new product launches. You want to find the little moments that, looking back, shifted something inside of you.

After you hone in on those pivotal moments, you will have all the information you need to clarify your Core Story.

 

In this episode you will learn...

  • [3:55] Why your story matters & what a Core Story is.
  • [6:30] How to establish the pivotal moments in your story.
  • [22:20] How to clarify your Core Story.
  • [28:10] Why your Core Story is so powerful.
  • [30:10] How to empower people with your Core Story.

 

AWESOME FREE RESOURCES FOR YOU!

 

Links & Tools From This Episode

May 11, 2017

Have you ever lied awake at night wondering if you will be able to pay your bills?

It feels like you're not in control – but the truth is you always have the freedom to take control of your finances if you want it.

Krisstina Wise is a millionaire coach and author of Falling for Money, and she is going to teach us about the actions and habits that will define whether or not you become a millionaire.

 

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

Establish your Freedom Net Worth Number, or the amount of money that you would need to live comfortably for the rest of your life, and lay out a plan in place that will put you on the right trajectory.

If you can live off of $75,000 a year, this is how you establish your Freedom Net Worth Number:

75,000 / 0.04 = 1,875,000

After you identify the number, start taking daily action and buy your freedom.

 

In this episode you will learn…

  • [9:50] The seven secrets that millionaires know (that you don't).
  • [15:30] How you keep banks in business while making your future self broke.
  • [28:35] How to watch your money like a hawk (and why it's so important).

 

AWESOME FREE RESOURCES FOR YOU!

 

Links & Tools From This Episode



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May 8, 2017

What excuses do you use to hold yourself back?

Our guest, Ben Kinney, experienced more adversity during his childhood than most of us will experience in a lifetime... but he created an amazing life because he didn’t make excuses.

Ben leveraged a simple-but-powerful mindset to overcome adversity and build an empire: he now owns and operates one of the top 25 producing real estate teams in the country, an additional 1,200+ KW Realtors in Washington state, and the KW master franchise throughout the U.K.

Today he'll share how to focus only on the things you CAN control so that you can create an amazing life, too.

 

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

Get a better understanding of the things in your life that you CAN control, and the things on which you should take action.

  • Draw a T-Chart
  • Label the two sides of the chart as "Things I Can Control" and "Things I Can't Control."
  • Fill in both sides (and be honest).
  • Whenever something is getting you down, refer to this chart. If you can't control it, don't spend any time or energy on it.

 

In this episode you will learn...

  • [9:00] Why you should only focus on these four things, if you want to have an amazing life.
  • [12:38] Why success is about saying no.
  • [23:50] How to simplify success (and stop justifying your inaction).
  • [27:10] How to leverage sequential success.
  • [33:50] What Gary Keller taught Ben about relationships.

 

AWESOME FREE RESOURCES FOR YOU!

 

Links & Tools From This Episode

  • Soci@l by Ben Kinney & Jay Papasan

 

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May 4, 2017

Do you ever think about how to achieve everything you want and create a lasting legacy?

Often, we can get what we want by helping others get what they want first... and if we do this as a family, then something truly special happens.

Today we're exploring how Jill Galliher, a member of the Keller Williams family, is leading by example to create power habits at home and transform the lives of the people she cares about most.

 

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

Teach from where you are today. Wherever you are on your road to mastery, you can help someone who is just a little behind.

Who can you add value to by sharing just one idea that has made an impact in your life?

If we do this as a family – if we help one another –  it's incredible what we'll be able to accomplish.

 

In this episode you will learn...

  • [2:10] How technology steals your presence when you're at home.
  • [9:15] Why you need to set a personal bar for success (and stop copying other people) to gain momentum.
  • [14:55] How goal-setting (with positive leadership) can transform a family.

 

AWESOME FREE RESOURCES FOR YOU!

 

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May 1, 2017

Have you ever read a book, taken a course, or attended a seminar... and then done nothing with what you learned?

Too often, we learn something that can transform our businesses or our lives, but we fail to take action because we lack commitment.

Last time Chad Hyams was on the show, he shared how living The ONE Thing allowed him to transform into his best self – and it all starts with the 3 Commitments.

 

 

The ONE Thing to Implement From This Episode:

Do you need more accountability or support?

Behind the scenes, we're having conversations about The ONE Thing coaching – but we're only going to move forward if you think it will bring value.

Text "ACCOUNTABILITY" to 33444 if you believe The ONE Thing coaching will add value to your life.

 

In this episode you will learn...

  • [2:20] The ONE thing you need to do if you want to master anything.
  • [6:18] How your mindset can block you from going down the road to mastery.
  • [9:40] How to break through the ceiling of achievement (with a choice).
  • [18:30] What it means to be accountable to yourself.
  • [22:50] How you can be 76.7% more likely to accomplish any goal.

 

AWESOME FREE RESOURCES FOR YOU!

 

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