Top 6 Gary Keller Quotes (The ONE Thing) Activity is often unrelated to , and busyness rarely takes care of business. productivity Success isn’t a game won by whoever does the most. The things which are most important don’t always scream the loudest. The majority of what you want will come from the minority of what you do. When you are trying to do two things at once, you either can’t or won’t do either well. You simply can’t effectively focus on 2 important things at once. Gary Keller Quotes About The ONE Thing
We can’t fall prey to the notion that everything has to be done, that checking things off our list is what success is all about. The truth is that things don’t matter equally and success is found in doing what matters most.” Gary Keller Achievers always work from a clear sense of priority. Task switching exacts a cost few realize they’re even paying. Why would we ever tolerate multitasking when we’re doing our most important work? Distraction is natural. Don’t feel bad when you get distracted. Everyone gets distracted. Success is about doing the right thing, not about doing everything right. When you do the right thing, it can liberate you from having to monitor everything. Multitasking takes a toll. At home or at work, distractions lead to poor choices, painful mistakes, and unnecessary stress.
“When you try to do too much at once, you can end up doing nothing well. Figure out what matters most in the moment and give it your undivided attention. We don’t need more discipline than we already have. We just need to direct and manage it better.”
Gary Keller Gary Keller on Willpower Willpower is always on will-call is a lie. When we tie our success to our willpower without understanding what that really means, we set ourselves up for failure. Willpower. . You make doing what matters most a priority when your willpower is its highest. Respect it Willpower must be managed. You can’t please everyone so don’t try.
“Those with the right
habits seem to do better than others. They’re doing the most important thing regularly and, as a result, everything else is easier.” Gary Keller Do your most important work – your ONE thing – early, before your willpower is drawn down. Willpower may not always be on will-call, but when you use it first on what matters most, you can always count on it. Inspiration Quotes About The ONE Thing
Purpose, meaning, significance – these are what makes a successful life. Seek them and you’ll most certainly live your life out of balance. Gary Keller In your effort to attend to all things, everything gets shortchanged and nothing gets its due. When you gamble with your time, you may be placing a bet you can’t cover. To achieve an extraordinary result you must choose what matters most and give it all the time it demands. When you’re supposed to be working, work, and when you’re supposed to be playing, play.
“Don’t be afraid to fail. See it as part of your
process and keep striving for your true potential.” learning Gary Keller Most people struggle to comprehend how many things don’t need to be done, if they would just start by doing the right thing. I realized that life is a question and how we live it is our answer. Achievement and abundance show up because they’re the natural outcomes of doing the right things with no limits attached. Extraordinary results deemed that you set a priority and act on it. What you build today will either empower or restrict you tomorrow. Success comes down to this: being appropriate in the moments of your life.
“It is trying to carry too much baskets that breaks most eggs in this country.”
Andrew Carnegie Gary Keller on Making it BIG! Big can be bad and bad can be big, but they’re not one and the same. Big gives you the best chance for extraordinary results today and tomorrow. It’s important to realize that on the journey to achieving big, you become bigger. Big requires , and by the time you arrive, you’re big too! growth Pursue a big life and you’re pursuing the greatest life you can possibly live. Don’t big. Fear mediocrity. Fear waste. Fear the lack of living to your fullest. fear Only living big will let you experience your true life and work potential. If your goal is ten, ask the question: “How can I reach 20?”
“Start with big stuff and see where it takes you.”
Gary Keller Tips on How to Use The ONE Thing Effectively
isn’t about being a workhorse. Keeping busy or burning the midnight oil… It’s more about priorities, planning, and fiercely protecting your time.” Productivity Margarita Tartakovsky Until your ONE thing is done – everything else is a distraction. It’s really a simple process: You ask a great question, then you seek out a great answer. If you want the most from your answer, you must realize that it lives outside your comfort zone. The research and experience of others is the best place to start when looking for your answer. Great businesses are built one productive person at a time. Your most important priority is the ONE thing you can do right now that will help you achieve what matters most to you. Quotes on Happiness & Powerful Moments By Leveraging on The ONE Thing Live with purpose. Live by priority. Live for productivity. Happiness happens on the way to fulfilment. Having money and things won’t automatically lead to lasting happiness. Financially people are those who have enough money coming in without having to work to finance their purpose in life. wealthy When what you do matches your purpose, your life just feels in rhythm. Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. If disproportionate results come from one activity, then you must give that one activity disproportionate time. Our ability to achieve extraordinary results in the lies in stringing together powerful moments, one after the other. future People prefer big rewards over small ones but they have an even stronger preference for present rewards over ones. future
The most successful people are the most productive people. Living for productivity produces extraordinary results.
Gary Keller You can’t happily sustain success in your professional life if you neglect your personal “recreational” time. The most productive people work on event time. They don’t quit until their ONE thing is done. At its core, mastery is a way of thinking, a way of acting, and a journey you experience. on a task, over time, eventually beats Time every time. talent
“Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.” Peter Drucker More Important Quotes by Gary Keller There is magic in knocking down your most important domino day after day. The world doesn’t know your purpose or priorities and isn’t responsible for them-you are. – Gary Keller Take complete ownership of your outcomes by holding no one but yourself responsible. When you strive for greatness, chaos is guaranteed to show up.
“When you can see mastery as a path you go down instead of a destination you arrive at, it starts to feel accessicible and attainable.”
Gary Keller It’s only when you make time for extraordinary results that they get a chance to show up. You’re not focused on having a perfect day all day, but on having an energized start to each day. Structuring the early hours of each day is the simplest way to extraordinary results. No one succeeds alone and no one fails alone. Pay attention to the people around you. Seek out those who will support your goals, and show the door to anyone who won’t. If people are the first priority in creating a supportive environment, place isn’t far behind.
“Surround yourself only with people who are going to lift you higher.”
Oprah Winfrey When you lift the limits of your thinking, you can expand the limits of your life. Getting your focus as small as possible simplifies your thinking and crystallizes what you must do. No matter how big you can think, you’ll always discover it begins with going small. Big lives ride the powerful wave of chain reactions and are built sequentially.
“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”
George Halas Your journey toward extraordinary results will be built above all else on faith. Go live a life worth living where, in the end, you’ll be able to say, “I’m glad I did,” not “I wish I had.” Live your life to minimize the regrets you might have at the end. When you know what matters most, everything makes sense. When you don’t know what matters most, anything makes sense. No matter the objective, no matter the destination, the journey to anything you want always start with a single step.
At any moment in time there can be only ONE Thing.
Gary Keller Conclusion: The Power of The ONE Thing is not about doing many things mediocrely well but doing just ONE thing perfectly well. Success
Many people have common interests such as sports,
music, and watching television. As strange as it might sounds, those things don’t really excite me… My obsession is in Productivity.
The ONE Thing book is CRUCIAL because it helps me to relax, enjoy life, and still allow me to accomplish lifechanging goals… one at a time.
In the past, I was always ‘gung-ho’ working in full-throttle. Needless to say, I was burned out and depressed.
If you want to know a simple
truth behind extraordinary results then The ONE Thing is definitely a MUST-READ.
Here are some of the most crucial quotes by Gary Keller (found in The ONE Thing book) so you can accomplish significantly more by doing less.
What’s the ONE Thing you can do such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary?” Gary Keller (MUST READ)
After reading these quotes I
hope you will have the inspiration to invest in the philosophy of The ONE Thing.
This book is worth reading at least 3 times.
I recommend this book to anyone who wants to live an extraordinary life with less stress.
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