Most of us don’t focus enough.  We let important projects lag, while working on matters that are less important.

Book Review The One Thing

This book takes the approach that you will do best if you block out the first four hours of your workday, and work on the one task that will make all other aspects of the business work better.

Doing “a little of this, a little of that,” tends to waste time.  We are most productive when we focus.  In an internet age where we live with a huge distraction in front of us, it is all the more imperative that we take control of our time, and focus on the most valuable task.

Quibbles

This book is focused, and as such, you get a lot of repetition.  I’m not crazy about that from a literary point of view, but the author is trying to drive a simple point home as many times as he can.

Who would benefit from this book: Anyone trying to improve their time management would benefit from this book.  If you want to, you can buy it here: The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results.

Full disclosure: A dear friend gave me this book.

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