CL174: The One Thing – Interview with Jay Papasan

Jay Papasan
Jay Papasan is co-author of The One Thing, a #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller with over 450 appearances on national bestseller lists and more than 30 translations around the world. Before Jay Papasan co-authored the bestselling Millionaire Real Estate series with Gary Keller, he worked as an editor at Harper Collins Publishers. There he worked on such best-selling books as Body-for-Life by Bill Phillips and Go for the Goal by Mia Hamm. Jay also co-owns a successful real estate team affiliated with Keller Williams Realty with his wife Wendy in Austin, TX.
In this episode, we cover:
  • 7:41 – One of the most powerful questions to ask each day
  • 11:10 – Pareto principle
  • 12:38 – Work-life balance
  • 16:19 – Important not urgent
  • 18:56 – Writing 37 drafts of one book chapter
  • 25:50 – Greg McKeown ‘core values’
  • 26:40 – Derek Sivers ‘hell yes or no’

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