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What We’re Learning Wednesday: The ONE Thing

How do you have the time to do good, be better and have fun? You focus on only one thing at a time. This week’s What We’re Learning Wednesday is talking about just that as we break down Gary W. Keller and Jay Papasan’s The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. Keller and Papasan are authors and real estate entrepreneurs, with Keller being the founder and current Chairman of the Board for Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate brokerage.* Being married to a commercial real estate agent, this book was quickly recommended to me by my…

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What We’re Learning Wednesday: Eat That Frog!

We’re back with another What We’re Learning Wednesday! Continuing with the theme of deep, concentrated work and time management, today I’m sharing the most recent read from the top of my desk — Brian Tracy’s Eat That Frog: 21 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time. Broken down into 21 easily-digestible chapters, Eat That Frog provides readers with techniques and concepts of time management from top producers in various industries. For its small size and funny title, this book truly does pack a punch, leaving you feeling like you learned tangible skills while still having…

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What We’re Learning Wednesday: Deep Work

Happy Wednesday, OP Nation! I’m kicking off a fun little series we’re going to be hosting on the blog on Wednesdays where we showcase something we’re loving or learning around here at HQ. Jason recently challenged all of the directors to dive into a book by Cal Newport called “Deep Work.” The premise of the book is that deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task and that this unique skill is becoming increasingly rare in our economy and culture. With this in mind, we are learning to turn off the multi-tasking function…

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