Summary of The ONE Thing

The ONE Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan | Summary & Analysis


The ONE Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan is a business-centered, self-help book about finding a more narrow focus in life. Keller’s business life was busy and cluttered until he came to the realization that, by stepping down from his position as chief executive officer and focusing on building the company through a concentrated task, he could facilitate stronger growth than what he created by being involved in many different tasks. Just as small dominoes can topple larger dominoes, big achievements can be gained through a series of apparently minor actions that build momentum over time.

A narrow focus on one product is evident in many of the most successful companies, including Apple and Intel. Some of the most successful people embarked on their path to success as the result of one personal connection. They also often have shared a single-minded focus on one subject or passion, like a sport or country…

PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.

Inside this Instaread Summary of The ONE Thing

Overview of the book

Important People

Key Takeaways

Analysis of Key Takeaways

About the Author

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