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The Power of Habits and Investing During Recessions w/ Co-Author of "The One Thing" Jay Papasan

The Action Academy | Millionaire Mentorship for Your Life & Business

Jay Papasan is the co-author of one of the GREATEST BOOKS OF ALL TIME "The One Thing" with Gary Keller. He also is the VP of Strategic Content for Keller Williams and owner of Papasan Property Group.Jay Papasan is a bestselling author, an executive at Keller Williams Realty Inc., and a co-owner of KellerINK, Keller Capital, and Papasan Properties Group. His most recent work with Gary Keller, The One Thing, has sold more than 1.5 million copies, been translated into 35 languages and appeared on more than 500 national bestseller lists including #1 on the The Wall Street Journal’s hardcover business list.The message of The One Thing has resonated around the world. Professionals everywhere are searching for meaning in their work, clarity around their priorities and everyday productivity without stress and complexity. Learn how to leave corporate america, hit financial freedom, and design your dream life through our FREE Action Academy EBOOK:  "From W2 to World Travel"https://w2toworldtravel.comConnect with Us!Podcast Instagram: @actionacademypodcastPersonal Instagram:@brianluebben@jaypapasanhttps://jaypapasan.comhttps://brianluebben.comResources:GoBundanceAre you an accredited investor and want to learn more about GoBundance?www.gobundance.comBook a call to learn more: www.calendly.com/brianluebben/grablifebig


19 Jul 2022

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Common Pitfalls of The ONE Thing with Jay Papasan

The ONE Thing

Let’s face it: Living The ONE Thing can be difficult. If it were easy, the book probably wouldn’t be needed. You’ve got to change your mindset, understand new and often challenging principles, as well as unlearn a lifetime of bad habits.We’ve all experienced the pitfalls that come with adopting this lifestyle, and we’d never want to ignore those realities.We’re going to explore some of those pitfalls, the challenges that come along with them, as well as the rewards that await on the other side.Visit the1thing.com to learn more about avoiding the pitfalls that come with living The ONE Thing, as well as finding a path forward that works for you.To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: the1thing.com/pods.We talk about:Common pitfalls of living The ONE ThingThe importance of becoming clear and focusedUsing the Seven Circles to calibrate your prioritiesMaking the time commitment to get things doneLinks & Tools from This EpisodeFree ResourcesWant to be a guest or share feedback? Email podcast@the1thing.com--Want a peek inside the minds of masters?MasterClass lets you learn from the best, with exclusive access to online classes taught by masters of their craft. With over 75 different instructors across tons of categories, there is something for everyone. Find what matters most to you and make yourself even more productive and effective.Get 15% off the cost of the annual all-access pass by visiting masterclass.com/one.--Perfect nutrition for peak performance or better health takes a lot of mental energy and time.Unless you let someone else do the hard part for you. Athletic Greens is an incredibly comprehensive and nutritional beverage. The all-in-one superfood is delicious and easily fits into your daily routine. A single scoop contains 75 essential vitamins, minerals, and whole-food sourced ingredients to support your immunity, gut health, aging, and energy in a way that’s lifestyle friendly, so whether you’re keto, Paleo, or gluten-free, Athletic Greens has got you covered.Go to athetlicgreens.com/one to claim a one year supply of vitamin D and five travel packs for free.


11 Jul 2022

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088: How to Use ‘The ONE Thing’ to Create Extraordinary Life with Jay Papasan

The Lifestyle Investor - investing, passive income, wealth

What’s the number one activity that makes everything else in your life better? The thing that will move you towards financial freedom and allow you to live life entirely on your terms? Today’s guest, Jay Papasan, has answered that question for himself and is now sharing the roadmap with other people that want to achieve ultimate success. Jay is a bestselling author who serves as Vice President and Executive Editor at one of the largest and most trusted real estate companies on the planet, Keller Williams Realty. Keller Williams has over 1,000 offices worldwide with more than 180,000 working agents. In 2018, they generated over $332 billion in sales. Jay is a living example that with a deliberate and efficient system in place to prioritize actions, one can achieve tremendous success in all categories of life. In today’s episode, you’ll learn the importance of personal relationships for achieving success in life, how to build businesses that suit your personality, and how to find your ONE thing and stay focused on it. Free Gift One lucky listener will have a chance to win a virtual ticket to Jay's Couples Goal-Setting Retreat. The ticket is valued at $399 and grants access to the live stream of the event, plus a digital workbook and action guide, as well as other goal setting content. We will draw one name from anyone who opts into this contest within the first 48hrs of the episode being released. Since there’s only one winner, Jay still has something in store for everyone else… He’s sharing his KickAss Guide to Your Couples Goal Setting Retreat. This guide is filled with thought provoking questions. Its purpose is to support any couple who wants to have a retreat of their own, where they can be 100% focused on each other and the life that they want to create together. To participate in the contest, and to get access to the free digital gift, visit JustinDonald.com/88 Want the Full Show Notes? To get access to the full show notes, including audio, transcripts, and links to all the resources mentioned, visit JustinDonald.com/88 Get the Lifestyle Investor Book! To get access to The Lifestyle Investor: The 10 Commandments of Cashflow Investing for Passive Income and Financial Freedom visit JustinDonald.com/book Rate & Review If you enjoyed today’s episode of The Lifestyle Investor, hit the subscribe button on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, iHeart Radio, or wherever you listen, so future episodes are automatically downloaded directly to your device. You can also help by providing an honest rating & review. Reviews go a long way in helping us build awareness so that we can impact even more people. THANK YOU! Connect with Justin Donald Facebook YouTube Instagram LinkedIn Twitter

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30 Jun 2022

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445. Identifying the ONE Thing That Makes Everything Else Unnecessary with Jay Papasan

The Rob Murgatroyd Show

You may not have heard the name Jay Papasan before, but you’ve definitely heard of his book, The ONE Thing. It’s the kind of book that’s taken the world by storm, but there are also plenty of people out there who misunderstand what it means. In this conversation with Jay, we go deep into how he became a writer, narrowing in on your priority (and why it doesn’t make sense to pluralize the word), and how he approaches the never-ending quest to balance achievement and fulfillment.In This Conversation We Cover:[02:26] Advice for aspiring writers[07:45] The benefits of viewing the country from an outside perspective[16:01] How Jay met Gary Keller[20:50] Recognizing how limited our time is[26:06] What most people get wrong about The ONE Thing[37:20] Applying prioritization to your life[48:20] How to balance achievement and fulfillment[55:36] Rapid-fire questionsResources:jaypapasan.comLinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jaypapasanRead: The ONE ThingMastermind: workhardplayhardpodcast.com/mastermindConnect with Rob on Instagram: @robmurgatroydConnect with Kim on Instagram: @kimmurgatroydTo learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: workhardplayhardpodcast.comWork Hard Play Hard is produced and published by Crate Media.

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23 May 2022

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Jay Papasan and The One Thing

Property Lovers Podcast

Have you ever heard the saying “a different result requires doing something different” (The One Thing). In today’s episode of The Property Lovers Podcast, we join in conversation with one half of the mind behind the world-renowned book, Jay Papasan.  Jay Papasan does it all. A bestselling author, an executive at Keller Williams Realty Inc., and a co-owner of KellerINK, Keller Capital, and Papasan Properties Group. His most recent book with Gary Keller, The One Thing, has sold more than 1.5 million copies, been translated into 35 languages and appeared on more than 500 national bestseller lists including #1 on The Wall Street Journal’s hardcover business list. The message of The One Thing has resonated around the world. Professionals everywhere are searching for meaning in their work, clarity around their priorities and everyday productivity without stress and complexity and that is what we are talking about in Episode 12 of the Property Lovers Podcast.  We delve into: How to make yourself irreplaceable The formula to identifying your pay hours and how to leverage it The steps you need to make to find that ‘One Thing’ How 3 minutes in the morning can change the rest of your life Why everything you knew about multi-tasking is wrong Top 3 mindset principles to create clarity Creating boundaries to restore balance and set expectations. Join The Property Lovers Facebook Group Request to join the community here.  Looking to start your property journey?  Register for our free Property Lovers Masterclass for free here.  Links and resources:  View our free downloads here.  Enjoy this episode? Be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or if you’re an Android user you can follow on Spotify. 


11 May 2022

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REI119: The ONE Thing w/ Jay Papasan

Millennial Investing - The Investor’s Podcast Network

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:02:25 - How to find your one thing.04:55 - How to stay focused on your one thing.30:06 - Why and how people are misled about time management and focus?30:06 - Why multi-tasking is lie.48:46 - How to delegate.58:33 - How to defend your time.And much, much more!*Disclaimer: Slight timestamp discrepancies may occur due to podcast platform differences.EPISODE RESOURCESAll things house hacking.Jay Papasan’s book The ONE Thing.Jay Papasan’s book The Millionaire Real Estate Investor.Robert Leonard’s book The Everything Guide to House Hacking.Learn about our Investing Starter Packs on real estate.A brand-new newsletter all about house hackingAll of Robert’s favorite books.Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors.Find Pros & Fair Pricing for Any Home Project for Free with Angi.Yieldstreet allows you to invest beyond the stock market with an evolving marketplace of alternative investments. Create your account today.Invest in crypto and trade it without tax headaches with AltoIRA.Protect your family with Fabric Insurance's term life insurance now, in just 10 minutes.Enjoy a simple, good tasting supplement that truly improves your health with Field of Greens! Get 15% off your first order and get another 10% off when you subscribe for recurring order with the promo code MILLENNIAL.Check out Titan if you want to aim to become the smartest, wealthiest investor you’ve ever been. Get $50 when you invest today.Canada’s #1 employee benefits plan for small businesses! The Chambers Plan evolves with the way you work and live while keeping the rates stable. Opt for the simple, stable, and smart choice for your business.Design is already in your hands with Canva. Start designing for free today.The interval fund, a breakthrough innovation. Only at Mackenzie.Balancing opportunity and risk? The golden answer can be literally gold! Start your investment journey today with Perth Mint.Get insights on how to plan for your financial goals with The Globe and Mail. Listeners get a special digital subscription rate for unrestricted access to everything.Connect with Robert (@therobertleonard): Website | Instagram | TwitterConnect with Jay: Website | InstagramSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


25 Apr 2022

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Ep.541 ~ Building a $300 Billion Real Estate Agency from the Co-Owner of Keller Williams ~ Jay Papasan

The Business Method: Interviews from the World’s Top Entrepreneurs & High-Performance Experts 🎧

On the show today we are welcoming an individual who has been recognized as one of the most powerful people in Real Estate. He is the Vice President of publishing and executive editor at one of the highest rated, and largest real estate companies on the planet, Keller Williams Realty. Keller Williams has over 1000 offices around the world with more than 175,000 agents working for them. In 2018 alone Keller Williams Realty generated over $332 Billion, yes I said Billion, in sales.  His name is Jay Papasan, and he is the VP for Keller Williams International, a co-founder of KellerINK, and Keller Capital.  He is the co-author of numerous best-selling books including The One Thing, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies, it’s been translated into over 40 languages, it has over 10k reviews on Amazon at 4.5 stars and the book has appeared on more than 500 national bestseller lists. Today, we are going to talk with Jay about the principles outlined in The One Thing, how he uses those principles in his life to achieve massive success, and a bit about this multi-billion dollar behemoth Keller Williams!      3:58 Intro      6:28 How Jay Papasan Started      7:29 The Expansion Of Keller Williams      8:11 History of Keller Williams    12:58 Profit Sharing    18:03 Qualifications To Hold A Franchise For Keller Williams    22:41 Resources of Studies For The Keller Williams System    23:10 Franchise Documents Research    26:13 The Role Of Jay Papasan In Keller Williams    35:13 The Philosophy Of “One Thing”    38:21 How Many Hours Jay Spent On That “One Thing”    41:56 Realistically Hitting Goals    44:58 The Importance Of “Focusing Question”    49:01 Self-Accountability To Achieve Goals    53:25 The Downside Of Sharing Goals To Other People    55:59   Four Thieves Of Productivity  1:03:58 What sets Jay Apart Contact Info: https://www.jaypapasan.com/ https://the1thing.com/  🎧 Website:  https://www.thebusinessmethod.com/jay-papasan 🍏 Apple Podcasts:  http://bit.ly/TheBusinessMethod 💻 Google Podcasts:  http://bit.ly/TheBusinessMethodGooglePodcasts 🎙Spotify:  http://bit.ly/SpotifyTheBusinessMethod Follow Chris Reynolds on Social Media: Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/chrisreynoldslive  Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/chrisreynoldslive YouTube: https://www.YouTube.com/chrisreynoldslive LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisreynoldslive

1hr 15mins

30 Mar 2022

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How Successful People Get So Much Done with Jay Papasan co-author of NY Times Bestseller, The One Thing

Thrivetime Show | Business School without the BS

NY Times best-selling co-author of The One Thing (Jay Papasan) shares why singleness of purpose is so important, why we all need to be doing fewer things more effectively instead of doing more things with side effects, why multitasking is a lie, how he organizes his day, and more.


12 Aug 2021

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How to Find Your ONE Thing: Advice From Bestselling Author Jay Papasan

Leading The Future of Work With Jacob Morgan

Jay Papasan is the bestselling author of multiple books including The ONE Thing, which he co-authored with Gary Keller. The book has sold more than 2 million copies, it has been translated into 35 languages, and it has appeared on more than 500 national bestseller lists. The main focus of The ONE Thing is to help readers find the one thing that they can do that will make everything else easier or unnecessary. In other words, once you come up with a goal for yourself it is important for you to ask yourself every day what is the one thing I can do today to take me closer to that goal. Every day you are looking for your number one priority. But does that mean you can only focus on one goal or one thing at a time? No way! Jay says that is actually the biggest mistake readers make when going through the book. He says, “We never said that--who gets to do one thing? Nobody, right? We have kids, we have aging parents, we have hobbies, we have jobs, our jobs have all kinds of busy work that is absolutely necessary and can't be ignored. But if we start and give disproportionate focus and energy to the true priority, everything else does get easier. And sometimes it just goes away. You don't even have to do it. That's a big idea.” Finding your ONE Thing Jay suggests that when you first start to try to find your one thing, it is important to think strategically about something that will be a long-term goal. Aim big, and long-term, instead of focusing on something you can achieve in the short term. As Jay shares, when you are young and just starting out it is important to try to figure out what your unique gifts are. What are some areas where you excel that maybe others have a hard time with? He says, “The reason ultimately people get accelerated through the business world is that in some area they can provide disproportionate returns on their investment of time, right. They can sell more than the next person, they can close more than the next person, they can write better copy, or better code than the next person. So part of the young person's journey is discovering where their passion and their gifts align.” How can you become invaluable? In what areas can you show up and provide extra value? What are you passionate about or what are you skilled at? If there is something that you are very skilled at and that same thing brings you joy and a sense of purpose--you should lean into that. And remember that every job is going to have things about it that you don’t enjoy, it’s pretty rare for someone to find a job that they enjoy 100% of the time. But if the majority of the role is exciting, challenging, and enjoyable for you--start your focus there. How Jay helps his employees find their one thing Jay is in charge of 44 employees with Keller Williams and one thing he practices on a regular basis with his team is something they call GPS. Each year Jay and his team come together to figure out what their number one goal as a company is. And once they have that goal they come up with three to five priorities that they will need to focus on throughout the year to reach that goal, and each of those priorities has up to five strategies behind it. That is how they get everyone on the team on the same page and working towards the same goal. So that happens on a yearly basis. And then every week Jay meets with the people who report to him to review their own one page of set goals. This is called the 4-1-1, because it is that person’s priorities for 4 weeks, one month, and one year all on one page. Every week the individual employee looks at their annual goals based on the company priorities and from that they come up with monthly goals that support those overarching goals. Jay says, “Every week they put their weekly goals that line up to their monthly goals that line up to their annual goals that line up to the divisional company goals. So it's a cascading set of priorities. So that every week, I spend 30 minutes or so with the key people who work with me, and we review their weekly priorities. And once a month, I will look at their monthly priorities and just ask the question, how does this help us achieve our goals? And at the beginning of the year is the most work, right? We ask what's our one thing and then based on that we create the cascade.” This process allows employees to break large company-wide goals into bite-sized, achievable priorities that they know they can accomplish. Is hustle culture a good thing? A lot of people, especially entrepreneurs, believe that success is connected to a nonstop hustle to try to get ahead. They think that by outworking their competition they can win. But Jay doesn’t agree with this concept at all. He says, “One of my fundamental beliefs is that to be a successful husband and a father and a successful business person, that those are not mutually exclusive endeavors. I refuse to believe otherwise. And the challenge I have with the hustle culture that you have to outwork and work longer than your competitors, is that they're just ignoring the fact that like, I get to work every day with a self made billionaire. I do the math, what is his dollars per hour, it's incalculable. But he doesn't work any more hours than I do on an average week. So it's not how many hours you work. It's what you put into the hours. And it sounds so trite, but it's incredibly true.” It’s not that you can’t work long hours from time to time or put in time at the office on a weekend on occasion. As Jay shares, he has done that when they are on a deadline or if he’s preparing to speak at a big conference. But it’s not the norm. There are moments in life when you have to work harder than others, but to hustle nonstop all the time is not sustainable. “I've seen it be a recipe for divorce and disease. And I do not want the people I love to be caught into the culture of hustle first, think second. So I think this is business as a thinking person's game. And when we are strategic in our investment of time, we win.” The four pitfalls people experience when living The ONE Thing Once people have found their ONE thing and they start living that out, there are a few pitfalls they can fall into that Jay warns about. They are: They lack clarity about what they want. They’re clear on what they want, but they’re unfocused in their approach. They’re focused, but they actually don’t have time to execute. The time that they DO commit, they leave unprotected. So as you are navigating your priorities and goals, be sure to look out for these traps and make sure you don’t fall into any of them. What can you do to start practicing your ONE thing today For those of you who are ready to start putting this into practice today, Jay’s advice is to set up 30 minutes a week--whether it's on a Sunday before the week starts or on Friday before you leave work--and come up with your one goal for the coming week. Look at your schedule and tasks for the upcoming week and ask yourself “of all the things I could do, what is the number one thing I can achieve next week?” Figure out your number one goal for that week and then manage your time to make sure that one thing happens. And if you have more than one thing you have to get done, use that 30 minutes a week to help you narrow down your to-do list to your top 5 things that actually matter. And then number those 5 things in order of importance, so you remember what that #1 most important thing is. Putting this exercise into practice will help you stay laser focused on what really matters to you and it will help you achieve your goals faster.


26 Apr 2021

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398 - The ONE Thing with Jay Papasan

Organize 365® Podcast

I am super excited today to introduce you to Jay Papasan. He is the co-author of The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results with Gary Keller. Jay is a best selling author and executive at Keller Williams Realty.  I quote the ONE Thing mantra regularly - What’s the ONE Thing I can do such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary?”  Clarifying our number one priority ensures that we make great decisions. We know what to say yes to; and then say no to everything else.  Jay and I explore the origins of the ONE Thing question, and how I have applied it to my life and business. My understanding of the ONE Thing has grown over time and can be applied in any arena at different levels at different times in our lives. Jay shares how you can use this ONE Thing question to figure out what to do today, and in life. He graciously explains what his own lifetime ONE Thing is in his own life.  There are limitless possibilities for how we can use our time, so the ONE Thing question can break down your choices so you can clarify what makes the biggest impact for you. Making decisions proactively ensures a better investment of your hours and your minutes so that you have fewer regrets. Time is not renewable. It is a precious resource and who you give it to matters greatly.  Jay also gives some great guidance on how our habits decide our futures. He shares his ideas about making rules for how you choose to spend your time. Listen in for his amazing advice! He explains how he balances openness to new people with those he already has decided are the most important.  Jay also teaches us about how to best set goals and the secret to improving our chances of achieving them. He talks about accountability and how to set the steps to stay on track to reach our goals. Systematically working backwards from the goal helps to create a straight line of actions that will move the needle and he shares how to set up a system. This is a proven process that naturally narrows our focus on key goals.  Perfection is overrated. Let’s make progress. Follow Jay and learn more at the1thing.com . 


16 Apr 2021