Focus: What I learned from Jay Papasan’s “The ONE Thing”

The Hunter who chases two rabbits catches neither one.

-Russian proverb

A few weeks ago, my friend, Vince, and I were discussing how the most successful people and organizations have a clear focus on a simple goal. Conversely, the topic arose of how those that struggle are far more likely to be aiming at too many targets or continuously changing their point of aim. Vince reached back on his shelf and handed me a book and suggested that I give it a read. That’s how I was introduced to “The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results” by Jay Papasan.

3 Telltale Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur

When helping small to midsize businesses launch, grow, and reinvent themselves, I introduce new and improved systems and techniques that help to move the enterprise towards its goals. However, these tools stand upon the foundation of a leader that can introduce and implement them effectively.

With such a leader, the results can be spectacular. In the absence of a business savvy leader, the output of even the best processes is limited.