Listen free for 30 days

Your One Word

The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter
Narrated by: Evan Carmichael
Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
5 out of 5 stars (40 ratings)

£7.99/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime

Summary

In this bold and empowering guide, entrepreneur and social media sensation Evan Carmichael shares the secret to turbocharging your path to success on your own terms. With thought-provoking questions and inspiring, instructive examples, Your One Word will help you nail down your personal motto - the word that captures your purpose and passion. With this operating philosophy in hand, you will then learn how to leverage this powerful tool to create the business and future of your dreams.

Aimed at entrepreneurs as well as intrapreneurs, managers, and anyone else who wants to achieve success in a powerfully meaningful way, Your One Word is more than just a useful tool. It's also an inspiring and enlightening listen.

©2016 Evan Carmichael (P)2016 Penguin Audio

Critic reviews

"Evan consumes so much content and then knows how to DJ it to inspire people." (Gary Vannerchuk, New York Times best-selling author of #AskGaryVee and Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook)
"Evan is the real deal. Believe! And while you're at it, pick up at least ten copies of this book." (Chris Guillebeau, New York Times best-selling author of The $100 Startup)
"Evan's content is always inspirational. It'll make you want to go out and run through a brick wall to achieve your goals." (Lewis Howes, New York Times best-selling author of The School of Greatness)

More from the same

Narrator

What members say

Average customer ratings

Overall

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    34
  • 4 Stars
    5
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Performance

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    32
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Story

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    27
  • 4 Stars
    7
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Amazing

Wow, I loved this book so much! I wish I had the chance to read it when I started as entrepreneur. My business would have been so much stronger. BUT, it’s never too late to change! And I believe it will have a huge impact! Thank you so much Evan!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Helped me to nail down my vision/purpose/direction

If you're like me your mind is constantly working and going in every direction at once. 'Your One Word' helped me to narrow down and nail down my one vision/purpose/direction = #Freedom!
The book helped me connect many ideas I'm pursuing or interested in under one goal: financial independence, outsourcing, minimalism, decluttering (Kon Mari method), minimal wardrobe, self-driving cars etc.
Everyone needs one Word to describe their north star in life and work. This one word guides your life journey and helps you connect with people who share that one word.

Highly recommended!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Evan really is a good example of a "LEADER".

Evan has a special way of Infusing Charisma (my 1 word btw 😉) in people. I really loved the book, the whole of it.

Thanks Evan.👍🏽

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Life Changing

This book has helped me and my family members to embrace our core beliefs.
After reading this book my husband and I totally rebranded our business and changed our business name and logo.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars

Amazing

Given me a clear view to where we want to go and where I am now, I would suggest this book to anyone that is struggling to start

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

I Wasn't Expecting This Book To Change Paradigms..

...but it did!

This is an excellent book. No, I really mean it. I wasn't expecting much. Just another 'you can do it' book. But the whole 'one word' thing really had my heart pounding. And when my heart starts pounding it's because deep down something inside has been touched with a magic wand....

Yesterday I purchased this audio book. Today I'm finding my one word🤗

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

inspiring stories at one place

I am so exicited to apply my one word in every course of action. Thank you Evan. Loved it.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Hard copy essential

While the book is a great resource, motivating and encapsulates EC's experiences into a compact book, I would recommend a hard copy book so you can refer back and make notes to sections that can be applied to your own journey. That will most definitely be my next purchase.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars

Brill

very good Concepts strategies and motivation I will be passing this on to the people closest to me

Sort by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Danijel Teofilovic
  • Danijel Teofilovic
  • 08-12-16

Finished in one day! <3

I love that Evan is reading the book himself and you can feel the passion behind the screen. It's not just motivational book, it's a book full of tools and exact steps which you can follow and grow. Find your One Word and get ready to change yourself and the world!

Thank you Evan, one more time, for putting your knowledge in these pages. It's gonna have a special place on my bookshelf and I know I'm going to read it more than once.

It's obvious that people are going to recognize value of this book and I'm excited to see it conquer the world! <3

5 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Davina L. Lyons
  • Davina L. Lyons
  • 07-12-16

Please #BELIEVE that Evan Carmichael Delivers!

Would you consider the audio edition of Your One Word to be better than the print version?

I am not sure about the print version versus the audio version. I only have the audio at this point.

What other book might you compare Your One Word to and why?

This book reminds me of Radicals and Visionaries because of the stories told about successful entrepreneurs.

What about Evan Carmichael’s performance did you like?

There is nothing better than hearing it straight from Evan. It's authentic.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I most definitely wanted to listen all in one sitting, but it is wise to digest a bit then take a break (as Evan suggests).

Any additional comments?

After listening to this book, I feel closer than ever to achieving my goal of being a successful motivational speaker who #inspires others to grow and achieve their personal best! I watch and listen to Evan daily on You Tube - this book is long overdue!

3 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for CNJackson
  • CNJackson
  • 09-11-17

Notes!

I follow Evan Carmichael on his YouTube channel, recently on Snapchat and now I’ve completed his book. Somehow he makes you feel like he’s a close friend sharing great advice. Tip! Take notes! then apply! You will find this book to be inspirational with much great information that will lay a foundation for you to start or help expand on your already present ideas. What’s your one word? Feel it! Own it! Live it!

Thank you Evan Carmichael... if you had a book two out I would already be listening to it.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Ahamd
  • Ahamd
  • 07-06-17

Good but stretched

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Not repeating his client as much, and not attaching the net worth on his client to their quotes

Would you ever listen to anything by Evan Carmichael again?

yes, but I would be very selective

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Your One Word?

Client net worth

Any additional comments?

this book have a very good core, but it was covered a lot with repetitive data.
I believe it could be much shorter

3 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Kreshnik Balani
  • Kreshnik Balani
  • 28-12-16

Life changing book! A must read!

This book describes how "Your One Word" can help you achieve your goals. It contains all the exact steps you need to know to create a business and a life that matters. It also contains real world examples of people who have used their "One Word" to create a great impact in the word.

I really liked that Evan is reading the book himself as you can feel his passion. I went to work by feet only to listen more every day of this book.

Thank you Evan :). Much Success #BelieveNation

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Influencer
  • Influencer
  • 21-10-19

A great tool

I've been listening to his YouTube channel and thought I would check out his book. I'm glad I did; it helped me define my focus, it's "inspiration" I seek inspiration and enjoy inspiring others..Thank you
I will share your book..😊

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Chauncey Scott
  • Chauncey Scott
  • 13-06-19

This is a game changer!

This book will help you find or remember your North Star and live by it. This is a great book for discovering you driving force in your life. A lot of time we do things when we're successful but don't realize why or what brought it about but this book will help you figure that out.

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Heidi
  • Heidi
  • 01-02-19

Not ideal for audible

Lots of great info, but you really need to be able to write stuff down, analyze, and answer the questions. I listen to books while I run and this was not ideal.

Was kind of all over the place with the information and not very precise.

I love the YouTube videos much better!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Jose D. Ruiz Lozada
  • Jose D. Ruiz Lozada
  • 23-01-19

It’s a book that makes you to take action.

He pushes you from the I would like to do kind of thinking to the do it now mode and don’t make more excuses. Evan uses many point of references from many icons millionaires figures which amazed me because makes you know that he has taken the time to read and learn from all of them. Pretty smart guy with a fresh content and ideas to make you act.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Kelly
  • Kelly
  • 25-11-18

Very powerful!

I have listened to Evan’s YouTube channel for awhile. I just got this book the other day. If this book doesn’t inspire you to want to get your life to the next level, I’m not sure what will. Thank you Evan! #Believe