Really, one thing? Marcus Buckingham wrote a book with the title, and it is a good book with some great learning, but one thing? Simon Sinek has told us where to start. Start with why he says. Jim Collins has wowed us again with another book “Great By Choice” where he traslates the data into some understandable precepts which indicate what we have the power to achieve with discipline.
And there it is. It doesn’t take long until inspiration turns into perspiration. Darren Hardy’s “The Compound Effect” breaks the news to us early. There are no shortcuts, compounding takes effect with positive incremental discplined work.
Once we accept that, then the hard work of determining the right things to do begins.