I was reminded of this clip as I read Peter Bregman’s terrific post in his How We Work blog on the Harvard Business site. Bregman uses his recent weight loss to illustrate — in very simple terms — a similar principle to the one that “Curly” uses in City Slickers.
Take a look at the video, and then ask yourself, What’s your one thing?
What’s the one thing you can do to achieve your biggest remaining 2009 goal before year-end?
What’s the one thing you can do to eliminate your biggest barrier to success?
What’s the one thing you can do to make your home life happier?
In a world of To Do lists and constant distractions, we need to spend a bit more time trying to figure out what that one thing is. For me, I’ve had more success lately when I Eat the Frog. It may not be my one thing. But it’s a start.
What’s your one thing?