This Is Your Life with Michael Hyatt

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This Is Your Life with Michael Hyatt is a weekly podcast dedicated to intentional leadership. The goal is to help you live with more passion, work with greater focus, and lead with extraordinary influence.

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Bonus Episode: The One Tool You Need to Achieve Your Goals in 2018
<p>For more information, visit fullfocusplanner.com. </p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/bonus-episode-one-tool-need-achieve-goals-2018/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Bonus Episode: The One Tool You Need to Achieve Your Goals in 2018 at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Dec 29, 2017
Bonus Episode: How to Plan Success in 2018
<p>For more information, visit fullfocusplanner.com. </p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/bonus-episode-plan-success-2018/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Bonus Episode: How to Plan Success in 2018 at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Dec 28, 2017
Lead to Win Podcast, Episode 1
49:15
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/ltw-podcast-episode-1/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/GettyImages-155351762-copy-575x383.jpg" alt="Lead to Win Podcast, Episode 1" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>When a high-performer encounters a startling career setback—perhaps getting fired or passed up for a promotion—the culprit is easy to predict. Nine times out of ten, it stems from a lack of self-awareness.</p> <p>Understanding your shortcomings is a prerequisite for correcting them. That’s why your level of self-awareness has the power to either slow your growth or skyrocket your success.</p> </p> <p>This is the final episode on the <em>This is Your Life</em> feed.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/ltw-podcast-episode-1/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Lead to Win Podcast, Episode 1 at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Oct 24, 2017
The Brand New Podcast is Coming!
4:19
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/pod/"><img width="575" height="575" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Lead-to-Win-LTW-Purple-Square-Logo-575x575.jpg" alt="The Brand New Podcast is Coming!" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Short-term wins are easy. Sustained achievement is another story. In this brand new podcast—Lead to Win—we help you discover how current research combines with timeless wisdom for lasting success.</p> <p>From personal productivity to personal development, self-leadership to team leadership, and intentionality to influence, get the insights and tools you need to win at work and succeed at life.</p> <p style="text-align: center">Listen to the Teaser Episode below, and Subscribe here.</p> <p style="text-align: center"> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/pod/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Brand New Podcast is Coming! at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Oct 01, 2017
Special Edition: The Real Reason You’re Afraid to Set Goals for 2017 [Podcast]
34:34
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/podcast-afraid-to-set-goals/"><img width="575" height="345" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/iStock-489179846-575x345.jpg" alt="Special Edition: The Real Reason You’re Afraid to Set Goals for 2017 [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to this special edition of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Megan Hyatt Miller (my oldest daughter and Chief Operating Officer of Michael Hyatt & Company) and I discuss the real reason you’re afraid to set goals in 2017.</p> <p>We all know what it’s like to hesitate because we’re afraid of disappointment. But all of your greatest achievements and accomplishments are waiting for you on the other side of that hesitation.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/podcast-afraid-to-set-goals/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Special Edition: The Real Reason You’re Afraid to Set Goals for 2017 [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Dec 12, 2016
Special Edition: The Top 10 Mistakes Derailing Your Goals [Podcast]
32:30
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/podcast-derailing-goals/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/iStock-539649668-575x383.jpg" alt="Special Edition: The Top 10 Mistakes Derailing Your Goals [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to this special edition of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Megan Hyatt Miller (my oldest daughter and Chief Operating Officer of Michael Hyatt & Company) and I discuss the top 10 mistakes that are derailing your goals.</p> <p>Goals are the solution we need to make meaningful progress in the areas that matter most. But there are some common pitfalls that can derail our performance and keep us from accomplishing those goals we’ve set.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/podcast-derailing-goals/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Special Edition: The Top 10 Mistakes Derailing Your Goals [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Dec 05, 2016
Special Edition: The One Essential Quality For Reaching Your Goals [Podcast]
34:34
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/podcast-one-essential-quality/"><img width="575" height="455" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/iStock-508965243-575x455.jpg" alt="Special Edition: The One Essential Quality For Reaching Your Goals [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to this special edition of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Megan Hyatt Miller (my oldest daughter and Chief Operating Officer of Michael Hyatt & Company) and I discuss the one quality you absolutely must have in order to reach your goals.</p> <p>We all have major aspirations that will require long-term effort in order to succeed. And the fact of the matter is that we’ll never achieve those goals without cultivating <em>persistence</em>.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/podcast-one-essential-quality/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Special Edition: The One Essential Quality For Reaching Your Goals [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Nov 28, 2016
Encore Episode: Why Accountability Is Vital for Leaders [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-accountability-is-vital/"><img width="575" height="384" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/iStock_96371901_MEDIUM-575x384.jpg" alt="Encore Episode: Why Accountability Is Vital for Leaders [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the topic of accountability in leadership. Most leaders avoid it. Real leaders embrace it.</p> <p>The reason is that taking responsibility for your attitudes, actions, and overall results is tremendously liberating. Attempting to avoid accountability—playing the victim—keeps you stuck.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <ol> <li>Identify to whom are you accountable?</li> <li>Use the pronoun <em>I</em> and own your results.</li> </ol> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-accountability-is-vital/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Encore Episode: Why Accountability Is Vital for Leaders [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Oct 24, 2016
Encore Episode: The 3 Forces That Shape Character [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-shape-character/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/iStock_93241961_MEDIUM-575x383.jpg" alt="Encore Episode: The 3 Forces That Shape Character [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the importance of character and the forces that shape it.</p> <p>Charisma may be useful in attracting a following, but it is largely useless when it comes to achieving a long-term, positive impact on the people and organizations we lead. For this, we need character. Effective leadership is an inside-out job.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>I talk a lot about platform on my blog and in my podcast.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-shape-character/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Encore Episode: The 3 Forces That Shape Character [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Oct 17, 2016
Encore Episode: What if the Barriers Were Only in Your Head? [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-limiting-beliefs/"><img width="575" height="377" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/iStock_76262711_LARGE-575x377.jpg" alt="Encore Episode: What if the Barriers Were Only in Your Head? [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this episode, Stu McLaren (who filled in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt) and I discussed how to defeat the beliefs that are holding you back.</p> <p>Most of the things that hold us back are not external. They’re inside our heads and hearts, the limiting beliefs that keep us from making meaningful progress toward our goals—or even setting those goals to begin with.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>What an English Setter can teach you about your personal limitations.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-limiting-beliefs/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Encore Episode: What if the Barriers Were Only in Your Head? [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p>
Oct 10, 2016
Encore Episode: How to Safeguard Your Most Important Asset [Podcast]
32:51
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-safeguard-heart/"><img width="575" height="384" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/iStock_29435700_LARGE-575x384.jpg" alt="Encore Episode: How to Safeguard Your Most Important Asset [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this episode, Stu McLaren (who filled in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt) and I discussed the most important asset for leaders and how to safeguard it.</p> <p>It affects our perspective and purpose. It impacts how we interact with our teams, potential clients, and customers. What is this critical leadership asset? It’s our heart. Today I’m sharing four disciplines to keep it in shape.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>One essential ingredient for productivity, focus, and effectiveness.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-safeguard-heart/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Encore Episode: How to Safeguard Your Most Important Asset [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/UEa6oGmsV3E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 03, 2016
What to Do with Difficult Clients [Podcast S08E13]
29:48
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e13-difficult-clients/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Episode-13-575x288.jpg" alt="What to Do with Difficult Clients [Podcast S08E13]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 13 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss what to do with difficult clients.</p> <p>If you’ve ever been in a service-oriented business, you have likely dealt with the “high-maintenance client.” This is the person who has unreasonable expectations and is often demanding, unrelenting, and never satisfied regardless of how hard you work to meet their expectations. In today’s podcast, I give you practical advice on how to handle these situations.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e13-difficult-clients/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading What to Do with Difficult Clients [Podcast S08E13] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/zu3SMnsR0TM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 26, 2016
Do You Really Want Work-Life Balance? [Podcast S08E12]
35:46
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e12-work-life-balance/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Episode-12-575x288.jpg" alt="Do You Really Want Work-Life Balance? [Podcast S08E12]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 12 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the surprising alternative to achieving work-life balance.</p> <p>There are more demands on our time and attention than ever before. Is it even possible to be successful in both your professional and personal life? I think so. In today’s podcast, we give you five suggestions for aligning your home and work life with your highest values.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e12-work-life-balance/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Do You Really Want Work-Life Balance? [Podcast S08E12] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/tU0XBTt1acM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 12, 2016
How to Quickly Create Killer Blog Posts [Podcast S08E11]
40:42
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e11-quick-blog-posts/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Episode-11-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Quickly Create Killer Blog Posts [Podcast S08E11]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 11 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss 7 steps you can take to quickly create killer blog posts.</p> <p>Those of us who invest our time in crafting original blog content want to make sure that our investment has a good return. We want to provide great content, but we have limited time. In today’s podcast, we give you a seven step system for getting the most traction for your blogging efforts.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e11-quick-blog-posts/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Quickly Create Killer Blog Posts [Podcast S08E11] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/wu1Efw5f6hU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 05, 2016
8 Secrets to Escape the Overwhelm [Podcast S08E10]
31:08
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e10-escape-overwhelm/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Episode-10-575x288.jpg" alt="8 Secrets to Escape the Overwhelm [Podcast S08E10]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 10 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to reclaim your sanity when you’re overwhelmed.</p> <p>We all get overcommitted from time to time. It happens. Whether you find yourself in that place today or not, we have 8 secrets to help you better understand the dynamics that get us overwhelmed and what to do when it happens.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e10-escape-overwhelm/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading 8 Secrets to Escape the Overwhelm [Podcast S08E10] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/BmGx-h-ie1U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 29, 2016
Happy People Are More Magnetic [Podcast S08E09]
35:52
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e09-happy-people/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Episode-9-575x288.jpg" alt="Happy People Are More Magnetic [Podcast S08E09]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 9 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to become a happy, magnetic person.</p> <p>I want to be a happy person that other people want to be around. But that doesn’t happen by accident—it’s intentional. In today’s episode, we give you 7 steps to develop the kind of magnetic presence driven by true happiness.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>One surefire way to get people to like you—every time!</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s08e09-happy-people/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Happy People Are More Magnetic [Podcast S08E09] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/QBv7S1N39co" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 22, 2016
How to Lead in the Face of Criticism [Podcast S08E08]
43:00
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0808-leading-through-criticism/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Episode-8-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Lead in the Face of Criticism [Podcast S08E08]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 8 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to lead in the face of criticism.</p> <p>Criticism is inevitable, especially as your success and business grow. In today’s episode, we give you four foundational truths to remember so you can remain grounded and refuse to take offense.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>The vital step in discerning between what you <em>can</em> and <em>can’t</em> control.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0808-leading-through-criticism/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Lead in the Face of Criticism [Podcast S08E08] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/5NHKKxhbZeo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 15, 2016
Encore Episode: Getting the Most Out of Evernote [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-evernote/"><img width="575" height="384" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/iStock_27290612_LARGE-575x384.jpg" alt="Encore Episode: Getting the Most Out of Evernote [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this episode, Stu McLaren (who filled in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt) and I discuss how to get the most out of Evernote.</p> <p>Evernote is a cloud-based, information organization app. But you probably knew that, right? The system already boasts over 100 million subscribers. Why? Because it’s the one of the few apps almost no one can outgrow—I find new uses for it all the time. Here are twelve you may not have considered.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/encore-evernote/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Encore Episode: Getting the Most Out of Evernote [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/7Ql1h07KmcE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 08, 2016
Do You Want to Wow Your Customers? [Podcast S08E07]
32:56
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0807-wow-customers/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Episode-7-575x288.jpg" alt="Do You Want to Wow Your Customers? [Podcast S08E07]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 7 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to <em>wow</em> your customers.</p> <p>Today’s marketplace is more noisy and competitive than it’s ever been. If you want to capture—and keep—your audience’s attention, <em>wow</em> needs to be a part of your business plan. In today’s episode, we give you 5 questions you can ask yourself to jumpstart the <em>wow</em> factor in your own business.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0807-wow-customers/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Do You Want to Wow Your Customers? [Podcast S08E07] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/P7Y2s146LcA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 01, 2016
So You’re Crazy-Busy [Podcast S08E06]
36:32
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0806-crazy-busy/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Episode-6-575x288.jpg" alt="So You’re Crazy-Busy [Podcast S08E06]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 6 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to reclaim much-needed free time when you feel like you have none.</p> <p>In his excellent book on margin, Richard Swenson, M.D. describes margin like this: “Margin is the space between our load and our limits. It is the gap between rest and exhaustion, the space between breathing freely and suffocating.” In today’s episode, we give you 6 ways to build more margin into your life.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0806-crazy-busy/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading So You’re Crazy-Busy [Podcast S08E06] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/kqt4tpH_sKc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 25, 2016
How to Conquer Your Email Inbox [Podcast S08E05]
28:38
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0805-conquer-email-inbox/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Episode-5-V2-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Conquer Your Email Inbox [Podcast S08E05]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 5 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss a proven process for conquering your email inbox.</p> <p>Every day we’re bombarded with emails from friends, family, co-workers, employers, customers, companies, schools, potential clients, credit card companies, etc. It can be overwhelming and seemingly impossible to stay on top of. Email can either be a total nightmare or a indispensable productivity tool.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0805-conquer-email-inbox/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Conquer Your Email Inbox [Podcast S08E05] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/KltFSmR-JoM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 18, 2016
How to Be a Storm-Proof Leader [Podcast S08E04]
29:14
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0804-storm-proof-leader/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Episode-4-updated-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Be a Storm-Proof Leader [Podcast S08E04]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 4 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how you can become a storm-proof leader.</p> <p>Change and conflict aren’t new. Tough times WILL come—it’s a guarantee. For that reason, you and I need to learn how we’re going to respond before the storm happens. In this episode, we give you 5 survival secrets for leading in turbulent times.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0804-storm-proof-leader/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Be a Storm-Proof Leader [Podcast S08E04] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/AQW2M8fmCZE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 11, 2016
How to Vacation Like a Pro [Podcast S08E03]
34:37
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0803-vacation-pro/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Episode-3-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Vacation Like a Pro [Podcast S08E03]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 3 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of our best tips on getting the most out of your time away.</p> <p>Taking a break and recharging is vital for your individual and family health. However, you’ve probably realized how much work goes into planning family vacations, everything from booking airfare and hotels to getting your business ready for your absence.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0803-vacation-pro/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Vacation Like a Pro [Podcast S08E03] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/dqrgoOFjLvc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 27, 2016
If You Want to Be Successful, Be Less Accessible [Podcast S08E02]
36:59
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0802-less-accessible/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Episode-2-575x288.jpg" alt="If You Want to Be Successful, Be Less Accessible [Podcast S08E02]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 2 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss 7 simple steps to being more intentional about how you spend your time.</p> <p>If you are going to live according to a realistic schedule and maintain margin for your most important priorities, you must make some tough decisions about accessibility. The more successful we are, the less accessible we must become.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0802-less-accessible/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading If You Want to Be Successful, Be Less Accessible [Podcast S08E02] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/wR4nFeRqCU8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 20, 2016
The Mindset That Will Limit Your Future [Podcast S08E01]
36:57
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0801-limiting-mindset/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Episode-1-575x288.jpg" alt="The Mindset That Will Limit Your Future [Podcast S08E01]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 8, Episode 1 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss one of the most limiting mindsets and what you can do to fix it if you have it.</p> <p>When it comes to outlook on relationships, business, family and life, we have a choice. We can either see the cup half empty or half full. Scarcity thinking creates limitations. Abundance thinking inspires possibilities.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0801-limiting-mindset/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Mindset That Will Limit Your Future [Podcast S08E01] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/2cms2uvhWXI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 13, 2016
Encore Episode: Setting Up Camp in the Discomfort Zone [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/discomfort-zone/"><img width="575" height="376" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/iStock_5999394_LARGE-575x376.jpg" alt="Encore Episode: Setting Up Camp in the Discomfort Zone [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this episode, Stu McLaren (who filled in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt) and I discuss the importance of setting up camp in the discomfort zone.</p> <p>If you’re an entrepreneur or leader of any kind you’re going to face discomfort and difficulty. But here’s the good news: These are the times we most grow and make progress towards our goals—especially if we follow seven strategies for making the most of challenging situations.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/discomfort-zone/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Encore Episode: Setting Up Camp in the Discomfort Zone [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/L9fYcRvtrek" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 06, 2016
Encore Episode: How to Lead Transformational Conversations [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/transformational-conversations/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/iStock_000020288443_Large-575x383.jpg" alt="Encore Episode: How to Lead Transformational Conversations [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how you can best leverage everyday conversations to make a difference in your relationships.</p> <p>A new model of leadership has emerged over the last several years that is more about dialogue than the traditional model. But it’s not always intuitive and it takes some practice. Here are ten practical strategies you can use to gain greater influence.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>How you can use conversations to not only generate the best creative thinking, but also produce buy-in from you team.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/transformational-conversations/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Encore Episode: How to Lead Transformational Conversations [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/O7dZvegG4Z8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 30, 2016
Encore Episode: The One Way to Guarantee You Won’t Succeed [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/you-wont-succeed/"><img width="575" height="398" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/iStock_000052023280_Large-575x398.jpg" alt="Encore Episode: The One Way to Guarantee You Won’t Succeed [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this episode, Stu McLaren (who filled in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt) and I discuss the one way to guarantee you <em>won’t</em> succeed.</p> <p>Persistence is critical to success. But sometimes when things get tough we really want to bail, don’t we? The good news is that we can get through those moments and stay on course. I’ve got six tricks for training yourself to persist when you want to quit.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/you-wont-succeed/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Encore Episode: The One Way to Guarantee You Won’t Succeed [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/MBACmsAe_b4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 23, 2016
Encore Episode: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/pursuit-of-less/"><img width="575" height="408" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/iStock_000051128082_Double-1-575x408.jpg" alt="Encore Episode: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this twelfth episode from Season 3 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast, Michele Cushatt and I interview Greg McKeown, best-selling author of <em>Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less</em>.</p> <p>We live in a culture that drives us to do, produce, and consume more—constantly. As a result, our schedules are packed, while our lives seem empty. Greg McKeown’s <em>Essentialism</em>, one of the best business books I’ve ever read, offers the perspective and tools we need to break free from this trap.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/pursuit-of-less/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Encore Episode: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/Nn5kBSENu9w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 16, 2016
10 Reasons Every Leader Needs a Blog [Podcast S07E13]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0713-leaders-blog/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Season-7-episode-13-575x291.jpg" alt="10 Reasons Every Leader Needs a Blog [Podcast S07E13]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 13 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss why we think blogging is an absolute must for leaders today.</p> <p>If you’re a leader and you don’t have a blog, then you are missing out on one of the greatest leadership tools ever invented. With a blog, you can literally influence hundreds and thousands of people at a time.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/se0713-leaders-blog/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading 10 Reasons Every Leader Needs a Blog [Podcast S07E13] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/dDuK7_yHOdY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 09, 2016
My Advice to New Bloggers [Podcast S07E12]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-12-advice-new-bloggers-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Season-7-episode-12-575x291.jpg" alt="My Advice to New Bloggers [Podcast S07E12]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 12 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss 8 steps to success for new bloggers.</p> <p>Some people have suggested that blogging is dead. I couldn’t disagree more. After 12 years of blogging, I still think it’s the single best way to get the word out about your message, cause, or brand. Today, I’m going to give you my best advice on starting a successful blog.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-12-advice-new-bloggers-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading My Advice to New Bloggers [Podcast S07E12] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/l-co0EXhf0c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 02, 2016
5 Ways to Build Trust with Your Tribe [Podcast S07E11]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-11-5-ways-build-trust-tribe-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Season-7-episode-11-575x291.jpg" alt="5 Ways to Build Trust with Your Tribe [Podcast S07E11]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 11 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the importance of building trust with those you serve.</p> <p>You have to get people to buy into <em>you</em> before they buy into your message. They want to know that you’re honest and you deserve to be listened to. Today, we’re going to discuss some practical ways to earn people’s trust so you can influence them for good.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-11-5-ways-build-trust-tribe-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading 5 Ways to Build Trust with Your Tribe [Podcast S07E11] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/CnUe_52TXjA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 25, 2016
How To Frustrate Those You Lead [Podcast S07E10]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-10-frustrate-lead-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Season-7-episode-10-575x291.jpg" alt="How To Frustrate Those You Lead [Podcast S07E10]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 10 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of the most annoying mistakes made by leaders today.</p> <p>If I asked you to think of someone who does a poor job as a leader, most of you could come up with somebody fairly quickly because bad leadership seems to stick out like a sore thumb. It’s something we don’t quickly forget.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-10-frustrate-lead-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How To Frustrate Those You Lead [Podcast S07E10] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/lNq0x3E0S84" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 18, 2016
My Top 10 Productivity Hacks [Podcast S07E09]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-9-top-10-productivity-hacks-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Season-7-episode-9-575x291.jpg" alt="My Top 10 Productivity Hacks [Podcast S07E09]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 9 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss my top 10 productivity hacks.</p> <p>Many people feel overwhelmed because they can’t get everything done. But you <em>can</em> get better at productivity. It’s like a muscle. The more you work on it, the more productive you’ll become. Today, we’re going to give you some of our best tips on how to make the most of your working hours—without working more hours.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-9-top-10-productivity-hacks-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading My Top 10 Productivity Hacks [Podcast S07E09] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/-SzwvtiHlOQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 11, 2016
Leadership at the Symphony [Podcast S07E08]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-8-leadership-at-the-symphony-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Season-7-episode-8-575x291.jpg" alt="Leadership at the Symphony [Podcast S07E08]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 8 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of the lessons I learned from a conductor on a recent trip to the Nashville Symphony.</p> <p>Gail and I were amazed at the beauty and skill demonstrated by the musicians. But what really stood out was the conductor. It didn’t take long for me to begin seeing some clear parallels between conducting an orchestra and other leadership opportunities.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-8-leadership-at-the-symphony-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Leadership at the Symphony [Podcast S07E08] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/Ya46hT6pGpI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 04, 2016
6 Strategies to Become a Better Conversationalist [Podcast S07E07]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-7-6-strategies-to-become-a-better-conversationalist-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Season-7-episode-7-575x291.jpg" alt="6 Strategies to Become a Better Conversationalist [Podcast S07E07]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 7 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss our best tips for becoming a more engaging conversationalist.</p> <p>Like riding a bike or driving a car, conversation is a skill that requires practice to improve. Today we’re going to give you some of our most impactful strategies.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>The transformative power of the one-conversation rule.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-7-6-strategies-to-become-a-better-conversationalist-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading 6 Strategies to Become a Better Conversationalist [Podcast S07E07] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/Gw8pvSB-jeM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 28, 2016
Achieve More By Sleeping More [Podcast S07E06]
36:30
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-6-achieve-more-by-sleeping-more-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Season-7-episode-6-575x291.jpg" alt="Achieve More By Sleeping More [Podcast S07E06]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 6 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss eight tips for reclaiming the rest that we so desperately need.</p> <p>We sometimes allow ourselves to get derailed by what we assume is discouragement but is actually just a lack of sleep. When we’re tired, we don’t have access to the same kinds of emotional and intellectual resources as we do when we’re well rested. </p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-6-achieve-more-by-sleeping-more-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Achieve More By Sleeping More [Podcast S07E06] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/AppnZ3sRw0E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 21, 2016
Advice to New CEOs [Podcast S07E05]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-5-advice-to-new-ceos-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Season-7-episode-5-575x291.jpg" alt="Advice to New CEOs [Podcast S07E05]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 5 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss my best tips for current or aspiring CEOs.</p> <p>Being the leader of your own company can look easier on the outside than it actually is when you’re the CEO. It requires more insight and effort than most anticipate. How can you rise to the occasion and really make a difference in your new role?</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-5-advice-to-new-ceos-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Advice to New CEOs [Podcast S07E05] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/GCYi3JDb3Kw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 14, 2016
5 Strategies for Building New Habits [Podcast S07E04]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-04-5-strategies-for-building-new-habits-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Season-7-episode-4-575x291.jpg" alt="5 Strategies for Building New Habits [Podcast S07E04]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 4 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss strategies for building new habits.</p> <p>Good habits usually lead to good outcomes, and bad habits lead to bad ones. We know this. But it’s hard to break bad habits, right? Today we’re talking about five strategies to replace the bad with the good.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>Why the average person makes the same New Year’s resolution ten times, and usually can’t keep their resolution past summer.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-04-5-strategies-for-building-new-habits-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading 5 Strategies for Building New Habits [Podcast S07E04] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/eMHVCtEVbyk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 07, 2016
Why You Need a Life Plan Now [Podcast S07E03]
45:56
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-3-why-you-need-a-life-plan-now-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Season-7-episode-3-575x291.jpg" alt="Why You Need a Life Plan Now [Podcast S07E03]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 3 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt talks with my friend Daniel Harkavy and me about our brand new book, <em>Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want</em>.</p> <p>Far too many people drift through life, dissatisfied and nagged by regrets. But there’s one tool that can help you fight the drift and pursue the life you want.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-3-why-you-need-a-life-plan-now-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Why You Need a Life Plan Now [Podcast S07E03] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/WdqJrlk7Ji8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 29, 2016
How to Discern Your Calling [Podcast S07E02]
35:55
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-02-how-to-discern-your-calling-podcast/"><img width="575" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Season-7-episode-2-575x291.jpg" alt="How to Discern Your Calling [Podcast S07E02]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 2 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to find your calling in life.</p> <p>Life is full of ups and downs—that’s especially true for business. So what keeps you steady in the storm? The answer is your calling. The problem is that sometimes people don’t know what their’s is. Hopefully, not after today’s episode.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>The four attributes of a calling—and a framework for identifying yours.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-02-how-to-discern-your-calling-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Discern Your Calling [Podcast S07E02] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/sbE4L9d9X1Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 22, 2016
How Vision Affects Productivity [Podcast S07E01]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-01-how-vision-affects-productivity/"><img width="575" height="298" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Season-7-episode-1-575x298.jpg" alt="How Vision Affects Productivity [Podcast S07E01]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 7, Episode 1 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the dynamic relationship between vision and productivity.</p> <p>We all want to be more productive, right? But for what purpose? Today we discuss seven steps to help you cast a compelling vision for your life and tap the motivation you need to accomplish what matters most.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>The true goal of productivity (and here’s a hint: it’s not about working more).</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-7-episode-01-how-vision-affects-productivity/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How Vision Affects Productivity [Podcast S07E01] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/9fNmkFNsmI4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 15, 2016
Blow Up Your Blog! [Podcast S06E12]
29:08
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-13-blow-up-your-blog-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Episode-12-575x288.jpg" alt="Blow Up Your Blog! [Podcast S06E12]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 12 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to blow up your blog traffic.</p> <p>We blog because we have something to share, right? A message, a story, a solution we think will make a difference. But sometimes it seems like no one is paying attention. What does it take to multiply your audience and increase engagement? Here are ten ways to boost your traffic this week.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-13-blow-up-your-blog-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Blow Up Your Blog! [Podcast S06E12] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/6H9rbO8w5iY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 25, 2016
How to Lead Your Leader [Podcast S06E11]
30:54
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-11-lead-leader-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Episode-11-1-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Lead Your Leader [Podcast S06E11]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 11 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to lead your leader.</p> <p>In business we usually think coaching goes top-down, boss to employees. But what happens when your leader is off track or needs help? Here are eight ways to coach your boss.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>That I once nearly quit over something my boss did, but how I turned it around for us both.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-11-lead-leader-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Lead Your Leader [Podcast S06E11] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/D83aL8GL1FQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 18, 2016
How to Delegate Without a Staff [Podcast S06E10]
33:18
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-10-delegate-without-staff-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Episode-10-1-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Delegate Without a Staff [Podcast S06E10]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 10 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to delegate without a staff.</p> <p>If you’re like a lot of listeners, you work too many hours and need to find some margin in life. Good news! Today we’re talking about seven strategies you can use delegate even if you don’t have a team.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>The danger of treating every task as equally important—and a simple process for deciding what’s critical and what’s not.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-10-delegate-without-staff-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Delegate Without a Staff [Podcast S06E10] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/bjXqX4d2GwI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 11, 2016
How to Become a Morning Person [Podcast S06E09]
30:08
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-09-how-to-become-a-morning-person-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Episode-9-1-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Become a Morning Person [Podcast S06E09]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 9 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to become a morning person.</p> <p>Maybe you’ve seen the statistics. Morning people do better in life than late risers. I know being a morning person has been a key component of my success. But what if rising early doesn’t come naturally to you? <em>Me neither!</em> Thankfully, these nine steps helped me maximize the morning.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-09-how-to-become-a-morning-person-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Become a Morning Person [Podcast S06E09] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/bV9i-AXw4Wk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 04, 2016
How to Boost Your Energy [Podcast S06E08]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-8-boost-energy-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Episode-8-1-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Boost Your Energy [Podcast S06E08]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 8 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to boost your energy.</p> <p>Life is demanding, right? We could all use more energy. Today we’re unpacking ten practical ways you can engineer more energy into your day.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>One trick that will amp your productivity and creativity (if you’re like most people, you’re probably missing this one).</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-8-boost-energy-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Boost Your Energy [Podcast S06E08] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/shouDflD6_U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 28, 2015
How to Become a Big Thinker [Podcast S06E07]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-07-how-to-become-a-big-thinker-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Episode-7-1-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Become a Big Thinker [Podcast S06E07]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 7 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to become a big thinker.</p> <p>We’ve all been given unique, amazing gifts. But it’s easy to diminish them. Sometimes our culture or even those closest to us can keep us locked in a prison of small thinking. Here are seven tips for breaking out.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>Why holding back and thinking small is actually robbing the world (and you) of your unique contribution.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-07-how-to-become-a-big-thinker-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Become a Big Thinker [Podcast S06E07] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/1bpw2z6-VhE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 21, 2015
How to Finally Achieve Your Dream [Podcast S06E06]
34:04
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-06-how-to-finally-achieve-your-dream-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Episode-6-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Finally Achieve Your Dream [Podcast S06E06]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 6 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to finally achieve your dream.</p> <p>Most of us have some kind of dream we’re aspiring to, but those things don’t just happen. They take a plan. The trouble is that accomplishing our goals come with some pretty serious struggles. We’re talking about how to overcome ten of the most common.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-06-how-to-finally-achieve-your-dream-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Finally Achieve Your Dream [Podcast S06E06] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/IKxzEq5cLE4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 14, 2015
Want More Twitter Followers? [Podcast S06E05]
34:38
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-05-want-more-twitter-followers-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Episode-5-575x288.jpg" alt="Want More Twitter Followers? [Podcast S06E05]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 5 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to expand your reach on Twitter.</p> <p>Twitter has been one of the most important tools for building my platform. It drives traffic, increases engagement, and allows me to share valuable resources with my readers. With more than a quarter million followers, I’ve learned what works and what doesn’t, and I want to share my top twelve hacks with you.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-05-want-more-twitter-followers-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Want More Twitter Followers? [Podcast S06E05] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/0SUfgVYk1PI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 07, 2015
How to Say No Without Feeling Guilty [Podcast S06E04]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-04-how-to-say-no-without-feeling-guilty-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Episode-4-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Say No Without Feeling Guilty [Podcast S06E04]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode # of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to say <em>no</em> without feeling guilty.</p> <p>If you’re a recovering people pleaser like me, you don’t want to miss this episode. In fact, you can’t afford to miss it. Nothing will eat up your margin and reduce your impact like saying <em>yes</em> too often. But today we’re discussing eight ways you can turn that around.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-04-how-to-say-no-without-feeling-guilty-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Say No Without Feeling Guilty [Podcast S06E04] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/cFJGjTuhHaE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 30, 2015
Change Your Story, Change Your Life [Podcast S06E03]
29:25
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-06-change-your-story-change-your-life-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Episode-3-575x288.jpg" alt="Change Your Story, Change Your Life [Podcast S06E03]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 3 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how we can take control of our lives by taking contour of our stories.</p> <p>The stories we tell ourselves about what has happened to us shape our lives. But are we aware that we have the power to interpret those stories in ways that help rather than hinder us? Many people aren’t, but today we explain how we can take control of our stories—and our lives.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-06-change-your-story-change-your-life-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Change Your Story, Change Your Life [Podcast S06E03] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/3QIbUS8pk90" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 23, 2015
Your Guide to Greatness [Podcast S06E02]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-02-your-guide-to-greatness-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Episode-2-575x288.jpg" alt="Your Guide to Greatness [Podcast S06E02]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 2 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I talk with Lewis Howes about living our dreams and leaving a legacy.</p> <p>What is greatness? Lewis Howes defines it in his new book, <em>The School of Greatness</em>. Today he sits down with Michele and I to share how vision, adversity, and persistence can add up to success in our lives.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-02-your-guide-to-greatness-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Your Guide to Greatness [Podcast S06E02] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/t1RDV2bq_zg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 16, 2015
The Transformative Power of Suffering [Podcast S06E01]
42:45
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-01-the-transformative-power-of-suffering-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Episode-11-575x288.jpg" alt="The Transformative Power of Suffering [Podcast S06E01]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 6, Episode 1 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. My regular cohost, Michele Cushatt, is back after a harrowing battle with cancer. And in this first episode of the new season, we’re discussing the transformative power of suffering.</p> <p>“Nobody wants to talk about suffering, but it is invaluable.” So says Michele Cushatt on her return to <em>This Is Your Life</em>. In discussing her journey through cancer, Michele distills three key takeaways any listener can use to prepare for, get through, and benefit from a challenging turn of events.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-6-episode-01-the-transformative-power-of-suffering-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Transformative Power of Suffering [Podcast S06E01] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/npdchQF7YdE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 09, 2015
Trash Your To-Do List [Podcast S05E13]
37:24
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-13-trash-your-to-do-list-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Episode-13-575x288.jpg" alt="Trash Your To-Do List [Podcast S05E13]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 13 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt, who—get this—will be back with us <em>next week</em>. But we have a great show for you right now. In this episode, we discuss how you can achieve more by doing less.</p> <p>Can you have too many opportunities? Ask an overburdened entrepreneur, executive, artist, or parent.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-13-trash-your-to-do-list-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Trash Your To-Do List [Podcast S05E13] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/Dw3BBetAroQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 02, 2015
4 Easy Steps to Affair-Proof Your Marriage [Podcast S05E12]
29:40
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-12-4-easy-steps-to-affair-proof-your-marriage-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Episode-12-575x288.jpg" alt="4 Easy Steps to Affair-Proof Your Marriage [Podcast S05E12]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 12 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss proven strategies to protect your marriage.</p> <p>Today’s world is full of crumbling marriages. I’m sure we’d all agree there are few things as important as rich, stable family life. But to protect what matters most, we have to be intentional. And the four steps we cover today are the best place to start.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-12-4-easy-steps-to-affair-proof-your-marriage-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading 4 Easy Steps to Affair-Proof Your Marriage [Podcast S05E12] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/iTUDZDZhFr4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 26, 2015
The Treasure in the Trials [Podcast S05E11]
31:44
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-11-the-treasure-in-the-trials-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Episode-11-575x288.jpg" alt="The Treasure in the Trials [Podcast S05E11]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 11 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to discover the treasures in the trials we all experience.</p> <p>No one gets through life without setbacks, and most of us face some kind of trial on a regular basis. Here’s one question you can ask that can turn the experience from a negative to a positive.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-11-the-treasure-in-the-trials-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Treasure in the Trials [Podcast S05E11] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/knG3-sjMef8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 21, 2015
How to Safeguard Your Most Important Asset [Podcast S05E10]
32:51
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-10-how-to-safeguard-your-most-important-asset-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Episode-10-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Safeguard Your Most Important Asset [Podcast S05E10]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 10 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss the most important asset for leaders and how to safeguard it.</p> <p>It affects our perspective and purpose. It impacts how we interact with our teams, potential clients, and customers. What is this critical leadership asset? It’s our heart. Today I’m sharing four disciplines to keep it in shape.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-10-how-to-safeguard-your-most-important-asset-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Safeguard Your Most Important Asset [Podcast S05E10] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/4iov0UkJIoY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 14, 2015
Banish the Guilt About Making Money [Podcast S05E09]
32:34
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-09-banish-the-guilt-about-making-money-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Episode-9-575x288.jpg" alt="Banish the Guilt About Making Money [Podcast S05E09]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 9 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss why making money is a good thing.</p> <p>Everybody needs money to live, yet a lot of people feel guilty about making it. I want to turn that around. Today we’re talking about why you should never feel conflicted about doing it for the money.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-09-banish-the-guilt-about-making-money-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Banish the Guilt About Making Money [Podcast S05E09] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/MQTRwj0fjLo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 07, 2015
Why It’s Time for You to Stop Trying [Podcast S05E08]
33:15
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-08-why-its-time-for-you-to-stop-trying-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Episode-8-575x288.jpg" alt="Why It’s Time for You to Stop Trying [Podcast S05E08]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 8 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to get past <em>trying</em> and finally start <em>achieving</em>.</p> <p>Sometimes our language, indecision, and lack of commitment can keep us from reaching our goals. But what if we could change our thinking and finally accomplish what matters most?</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-08-why-its-time-for-you-to-stop-trying-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Why It’s Time for You to Stop Trying [Podcast S05E08] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/QfLYXtR9PF4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 30, 2015
The Easy Way to Avoid a Hiring Fail [Podcast S05E07]
38:43
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-07-the-easy-way-to-avoid-a-hiring-fail-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Episode-7-575x288.jpg" alt="The Easy Way to Avoid a Hiring Fail [Podcast S05E07]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 7 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how one simple principle can save you from a hiring fail.</p> <p>A lot of bad things happen when you hire the wrong people. They drain your energy, alienate clients, customers, and coworkers, and make life miserable. And you can avoid it all if you remember just one thing: some people come with batteries and some don’t.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-07-the-easy-way-to-avoid-a-hiring-fail-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Easy Way to Avoid a Hiring Fail [Podcast S05E07] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/PbyOCgoJia8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 23, 2015
The Danger in Dirty Words [Podcast S05E06]
25:01
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-06-the-danger-in-dirty-words-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/episode_6_dirty_words-575x288.jpg" alt="The Danger in Dirty Words [Podcast S05E06]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 6 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how foul language could be fouling up your business.</p> <p>We’ve all heard business leaders, coaches, and speakers who’ve made cussing part of their shtick. It can be tempting to emulate them, but there are several simple reasons public profanity can damage your brand and your bottom line.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-06-the-danger-in-dirty-words-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Danger in Dirty Words [Podcast S05E06] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/1Evdw6021qQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 16, 2015
How to Finally Achieve Work-Life Balance [Podcast S05E05]
34:01
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-05-how-to-finally-achieve-work-life-balance-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/episode-5-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Finally Achieve Work-Life Balance [Podcast S05E05]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 5 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to finally achieve work-life balance.</p> <p>Work-life balance is something we all struggle with, right? It’s so hard to find it can feel impossible. But it’s not. We just have to properly understand it. Today we’re covering three simple secrets that make it possible.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-05-how-to-finally-achieve-work-life-balance-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Finally Achieve Work-Life Balance [Podcast S05E05] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/qydjRG5-9UU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 09, 2015
Permission to Turn the Page [Podcast S05E04]
31:00
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-04-permission-to-turn-the-page-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Episode-4-575x288.jpg" alt="Permission to Turn the Page [Podcast S05E04]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 4 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss five reasons reading will make you an awesome leader.</p> <p>I’m convinced that the reason I ascended the corporate ranks, became a CEO, and ended up writing about leadership is because I’m a reader. Here’s why it made the difference for me and how it can make the difference for you.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-04-permission-to-turn-the-page-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Permission to Turn the Page [Podcast S05E04] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/S2fHXepdWJM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 02, 2015
How to Wreck Your Future [Podcast S05E03]
32:16
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-03-how-to-wreck-your-future/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/how-to-wreck-your-future-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Wreck Your Future [Podcast S05E03]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 3 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss the hidden dangers of pessimism.</p> <p>If you’re looking to wreck your future, especially your career, there’s nothing more effective than pessimism. Here’s why—and what you can do to stay positive.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>The reason pessimism is sure to rob you of professional opportunities and advancement.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-03-how-to-wreck-your-future/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Wreck Your Future [Podcast S05E03] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/2oc6na74pSc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 26, 2015
Nature’s Calling [Podcast S05E02]
25:12
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-05-episode-02-season-5-episode-2-natures-calling-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/natures-calling--575x288.jpg" alt="Nature’s Calling [Podcast S05E02]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 5, Episode 2 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss the benefits of experiencing the great outdoors.</p> <p>I’ve never been outside more than I have this year. What I’ve noticed is that time in nature helps me physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. In fact, researchers have found all sort of ways going outdoors helps us function better when we’re indoors.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-05-episode-02-season-5-episode-2-natures-calling-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Nature’s Calling [Podcast S05E02] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/FaCdDYKu74Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 19, 2015
Escape the Overwhelm [Podcast S05E01]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-01-escape-the-overwhelm-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/season-5-episode-1-artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="Escape the Overwhelm [Podcast S05E01]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>We’re back! Welcome to Season 5, Episode 1 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this first episode of our new season, we discuss what to do when you feel overwhelmed.</p> <p>When we feel overwhelmed, the first thing we lose is our momentum. But that’s usually the worst time to stall out, right? The good news is that we don’t have stay stuck.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-5-episode-01-escape-the-overwhelm-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Escape the Overwhelm [Podcast S05E01] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/a_5mmalpQ38" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 12, 2015
How Can I Wow My Clients And Set Boundaries? [Podcast S04E13]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-13-how-can-i-wow-my-clients-and-set-boundaries-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/season-4-episode-13-v2-artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="How Can I Wow My Clients And Set Boundaries? [Podcast S04E13]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 13 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we answer your questions about boundaries, bad bosses, and what’s essential in business and life.</p> <p>We love fielding listener questions on <em>This Is Your Life</em>. Today we’re talking about technology, parenting, effective newsletters, Greg McKeown’s <em>Essentialism</em>, how to get a nap to stay fresh at work, and more.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-13-how-can-i-wow-my-clients-and-set-boundaries-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How Can I Wow My Clients And Set Boundaries? [Podcast S04E13] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/gYSBnRq1GVc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 29, 2015
What if the Barriers Were Only in Your Head? [Podcast S04E12]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-12-what-if-the-barriers-were-only-in-your-head-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/season-4-episode-12-v1-artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="What if the Barriers Were Only in Your Head? [Podcast S04E12]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 12 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to defeat the beliefs that are holding you back.</p> <p>Most of the things that hold us back are not external. They’re inside our heads and hearts, the limiting beliefs that keep us from making meaningful progress toward our goals—or even setting those goals to begin with.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-12-what-if-the-barriers-were-only-in-your-head-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading What if the Barriers Were Only in Your Head? [Podcast S04E12] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/t2JiJ-1sulM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 22, 2015
Escape Perfectionism Once and for All [Podcast S04E11]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-11-escape-perfectionism-once-and-for-all-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/season-4-episode-11-v1-artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="Escape Perfectionism Once and for All [Podcast S04E11]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 11 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to escape perfectionism once and for all.</p> <p>Perfectionism is the enemy of productivity and success. It costs us opportunities, even freedom. But anyone can beat perfectionism and finally launch with the three simple steps we lay out in today’s podcast.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>The vital importance of distinguishing between perfection and excellence.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-11-escape-perfectionism-once-and-for-all-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Escape Perfectionism Once and for All [Podcast S04E11] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/XBfKdOtdnos" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 15, 2015
The Hidden Dangers of Sitting [Podcast S04E10]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-10-the-hidden-dangers-of-sitting-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/season-4-episode-10-v1-artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="The Hidden Dangers of Sitting [Podcast S04E10]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 10 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss the hidden dangers of sitting.</p> <p>Modern Americans are the most sedentary people in the world—ever. Between our beds and our seats, we’re on our feet only a few hours each day. The bad news is that it’s killing us. Here are four stats that will motivate you to spend more time standing—starting today.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-10-the-hidden-dangers-of-sitting-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Hidden Dangers of Sitting [Podcast S04E10] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/LGks7kbn5-U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 08, 2015
Don’t Bite That Apple [Podcast S04E09]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-09-dont-bite-that-apple-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/season-4-episode-9-v1-artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="Don’t Bite That Apple [Podcast S04E09]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 9 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss four temptations every leader faces.</p> <p>Power amplifies who you are—the good, the bad, and the ugly. That means leaders have to be on their guard about certain temptations. I don’t know a single leader who has not dealt with at least one of these four.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-09-dont-bite-that-apple-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Don’t Bite That Apple [Podcast S04E09] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/OSCZpMvnMZY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 01, 2015
Goal Setting for Beginners [Podcast S04E08]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-08-goal-setting-for-beginners-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/season-4-episode-8-v2-artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="Goal Setting for Beginners [Podcast S04E08]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 8 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to start setting goals that actually work.</p> <p>When I speak, I’m amazed at how many people in the audience recognize the value of setting goals. I’m also surprised by how few actually do it. I’ve been setting and achieving big goals most of my life, and I’ve identified five simple goal-setting principles that will help you get results.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-08-goal-setting-for-beginners-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Goal Setting for Beginners [Podcast S04E08] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/tZvTHCKWYIM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 24, 2015
How to Achieve More by Sleeping More [Podcast S04E07]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-07-how-to-achieve-more-by-sleeping-more-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Season-4-Episode-7-V1-Artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Achieve More by Sleeping More [Podcast S04E07]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 7 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to achieve more by sleeping more.</p> <p>Our society places a high value on achievement and little on rest. But the more we cheat our sleep to pursue our goals, the <em>less</em> we actually accomplish. Today we talk about the science of sleep and achievement—specifically how rest helps you accomplish your goals.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-07-how-to-achieve-more-by-sleeping-more-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Achieve More by Sleeping More [Podcast S04E07] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/_gU5GH6aJ6U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 17, 2015
Watch Your Mouth [Podcast S04E06]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-06-watch-your-mouth/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Season-4-Episode-6-V1-Artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="Watch Your Mouth [Podcast S04E06]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 6 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss the vital importance of the words we use.</p> <p>What if it turned out most of our <em>burdens</em> were really <em>benefits</em> we missed because of the words we used to describe them? Our vocabulary possesses a lot of power over our life and experience.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-06-watch-your-mouth/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Watch Your Mouth [Podcast S04E06] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/5f9jxam-C6o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 10, 2015
Getting the Most Out of Evernote [Podcast S04E05]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-05-getting-the-most-out-of-evernote/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/season-4-episode-5-v2-artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="Getting the Most Out of Evernote [Podcast S04E05]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 5 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to get the most out of Evernote.</p> <p>Evernote is a cloud-based, information organization app. But you probably knew that, right? The system already boasts over 100 million subscribers. Why? Because it’s the one of the few apps almost no one can outgrow—I find new uses for it all the time.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-05-getting-the-most-out-of-evernote/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Getting the Most Out of Evernote [Podcast S04E05] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/lKXEUo9yAgg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 03, 2015
The Secret Power of Smiling [Podcast S04E04]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-04-the-secret-power-of-smiling/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Season-4-Episode-4-V1-Artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="The Secret Power of Smiling [Podcast S04E04]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 4 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss the secret power of smiling.</p> <p>When I was CEO of Thomas Nelson, a consultant called me out for how little I smiled. I didn’t know I was scowling, but I was setting the wrong mood for my team. After that I not only learned to smile, I learned five reasons it matters—for you and others.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-04-the-secret-power-of-smiling/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Secret Power of Smiling [Podcast S04E04] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/s9bpXatX7bw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 27, 2015
Why Learning to Lead Means Learning to Follow [Podcast S04E03]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-03-why-learning-to-lead-means-learning-to-follow/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Season-4-Episode-3-V1-Artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="Why Learning to Lead Means Learning to Follow [Podcast S04E03]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 3 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss why learning to lead means learning to follow.</p> <p>If you want to be an effective leader, it’s critical that you first learn to be an effective follower. It sounds counterintuitive, but without the character and skill formation that comes from learning to follow, you’re almost guaranteed to be a poor leader.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-03-why-learning-to-lead-means-learning-to-follow/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Why Learning to Lead Means Learning to Follow [Podcast S04E03] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/wBtNLMo4pcc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 20, 2015
Setting Up Camp in the Discomfort Zone [Podcast S04E02]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-02-setting-up-camp-in-the-discomfort-zone/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Season-4-Episode-2-V1-Artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="Setting Up Camp in the Discomfort Zone [Podcast S04E02]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 4, Episode 2 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss the importance of setting up camp in the discomfort zone.</p> <p>If you’re an entrepreneur or leader of any kind you’re going to face discomfort and difficulty. But here’s the good news: These are the times we most grow and make progress towards our goals—especially if we follow seven strategies for making the most of challenging situations.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-02-setting-up-camp-in-the-discomfort-zone/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Setting Up Camp in the Discomfort Zone [Podcast S04E02] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/8WxYzC73ZkQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 13, 2015
The One Way to Guarantee You Won’t Succeed [Podcast S04E01]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-01-the-one-way-to-guarantee-you-wont-succeed/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Season-4-Episode-1-V2-Artwork-575x288.jpg" alt="The One Way to Guarantee You Won’t Succeed [Podcast S04E01]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p><em>We’re back!</em> Welcome to Season 4, Episode 1 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this first episode of our brand new season, Stu McLaren (who’s filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt) and I discuss the one way to guarantee you <em>won’t</em> succeed.</p> <p>Persistence is critical to success. But sometimes when things get tough we really want to bail, don’t we? The good news is that we can get through those moments and stay on course.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-4-episode-01-the-one-way-to-guarantee-you-wont-succeed/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The One Way to Guarantee You Won’t Succeed [Podcast S04E01] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/p0xudeFSfVg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 06, 2015
Why Is Retirement a Terrible Idea? [Podcast S03E13]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-13-why-is-retirement-a-terrible-idea-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/season-3-episode-13-artwork-v6-575x288.jpg" alt="Why Is Retirement a Terrible Idea? [Podcast S03E13]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 13 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this final episode of the season, Michele Cushatt and I discuss why retirement is a terrible idea and answer eight questions from you, the listener.</p> <p>One of my favorite shows is our Q&A show. It’s a fun, off-the-cuff way to interact with the needs of my audience and share what insights I have. In this episode we talk about why I don’t believe in retirement, post-vacation email overload, the value of empathy, and more.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-13-why-is-retirement-a-terrible-idea-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Why Is Retirement a Terrible Idea? [Podcast S03E13] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/7j-cWAQxJlY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 08, 2015
The Disciplined Pursuit of Less [Podcast S03E12]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-12-the-disciplined-pursuit-of-less-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Season-3-Episode-12-Artwork-V1-575x288.jpg" alt="The Disciplined Pursuit of Less [Podcast S03E12]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 12 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this twelfth episode, Michele Cushatt and I interview Greg McKeown, best-selling author of <em>Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less</em>.</p> <p>We live in a culture that drives us to do, produce, and consume more—constantly. As a result, our schedules are packed, while our lives seem empty. Greg McKeown’s <em>Essentialism</em>, one of the best business books I’ve ever read, offers the perspective and tools we need to break free from this trap.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-12-the-disciplined-pursuit-of-less-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Disciplined Pursuit of Less [Podcast S03E12] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/TZDQx_lEfBA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 01, 2015
How to Lead Transformational Conversations [Podcast S03E11]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-11-how-to-lead-transformational-conversations-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Season-3-Episode-11-Artwork-V1-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Lead Transformational Conversations [Podcast S03E11]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 11 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this eleventh episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how you can lead transformational conversations.</p> <p>A new model of leadership has emerged over the last several years that is more about dialogue than the traditional model. But it’s not always intuitive and it takes some practice. Here are ten practical strategies you can use to gain greater influence.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-11-how-to-lead-transformational-conversations-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Lead Transformational Conversations [Podcast S03E11] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/wf9iaBj5jaE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 25, 2015
The Real Difference Between the Wise and the Foolish [Podcast S03E10]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-10-the-real-difference-between-the-wise-and-the-foolish-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/season-3-episode-10-artwork-v3-575x288.jpg" alt="The Real Difference Between the Wise and the Foolish [Podcast S03E10]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 10 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this tenth episode, Michele Cushatt and I talk about how to handle criticism with grace.</p> <p>Criticism is inevitable, and it stings. But only the foolish sting back. The wise pause, evaluate, and turn it to their advantage. Here are four disciplines to help you better handle—and even benefit from—criticism.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>Why receiving criticism and handling confrontation is essential for anyone in a leadership position.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-10-the-real-difference-between-the-wise-and-the-foolish-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Real Difference Between the Wise and the Foolish [Podcast S03E10] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/9Wb25gYtcsA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 18, 2015
Making Peace with an Unexpected Life [Podcast S03E09]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-09-making-peace-with-an-unexpected-life/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/season-3-episode-9-artwork-v3-575x288.jpg" alt="Making Peace with an Unexpected Life [Podcast S03E09]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 9 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this ninth episode, I turn the tables a bit and interview Michele Cushatt about her new book, <em>Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Unexpected Life</em>.</p> <p>As I said in my review Monday, <em>Undone</em> is one of the best memoirs I’ve ever read. It’s a book that will give you clarity, courage, and the commitment we always talk about on this podcast.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-09-making-peace-with-an-unexpected-life/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Making Peace with an Unexpected Life [Podcast S03E09] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/f0U6zxe3q9A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 11, 2015
How to Write a Blog Post in 70 Minutes or Less [Podcast S03E08]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-08-how-to-write-a-blog-post-in-70-minutes-a-day-or-less-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/season-3-episode-8-artwork-v3-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Write a Blog Post in 70 Minutes or Less [Podcast S03E08]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 8 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this eighth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to stay consistent with your blogging in just 70 minutes.</p> <p>One of the most important aspects of building your platform is consistency. But creating great content on a regular basis is time consuming, right? Not if you follow my simple, step-by-step workflow for content creation.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>Why perfectionism is the enemy of consistent productivity.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-08-how-to-write-a-blog-post-in-70-minutes-a-day-or-less-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Write a Blog Post in 70 Minutes or Less [Podcast S03E08] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/awLLoZEMAU8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 04, 2015
How to Build Your Platform in 30 Minutes a Day [Podcast S03E07]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-07-how-to-build-your-platform-in-30-minutes-a-day/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Season-3-Episode-7-Artwork-V1-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Build Your Platform in 30 Minutes a Day [Podcast S03E07]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 7 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this seventh episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss five proven platform-building actions you can do in just thirty minutes a day.</p> <p>Building a platform can feel daunting. There are so many different tactics, tricks, and tools it can seem like too much to manage. But it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. These five simple actions will get big results with a small time commitment.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-07-how-to-build-your-platform-in-30-minutes-a-day/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Build Your Platform in 30 Minutes a Day [Podcast S03E07] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/o4TwEJbAVHw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 25, 2015
How to Become Your Spouse’s Best Friend [Podcast S03E06]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-6-how-to-become-your-spouses-best-friend/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Season-3-Episode-6-Artwork-V1-575x288.jpg" alt="How to Become Your Spouse’s Best Friend [Podcast S03E06]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 6 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this sixth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss what every leader needs to know about their relationships.</p> <p>People need close interpersonal relationships to thrive. And for leaders, there is more at stake than you might think.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this podcast, you will learn:</p> <ul> <li>The one trait essential for both leadership and marriage.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-6-how-to-become-your-spouses-best-friend/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Become Your Spouse’s Best Friend [Podcast S03E06] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/jxmsWJW57uY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 18, 2015
The Top-10 Characteristics of Lousy Leaders [Podcast S03E05]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-5-top-10-characteristics-of-lousy-leaders/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Season-3-Episode-5-Artwork-V1-575x288.jpg" alt="The Top-10 Characteristics of Lousy Leaders [Podcast S03E05]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 5 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this fifth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the top-10 characteristics of lousy leaders.</p> <p>Follow the major news stories on crises in business, politics, diplomacy, whatever, and it’s impossible to miss that most are crises of leadership. Unsurprisingly, we see the same failures and mistakes over and over. Here are the ten I most often notice.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode, you’ll learn:</p> <ul> <li>The kinds of questions lousy leaders never ask about their business.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-5-top-10-characteristics-of-lousy-leaders/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Top-10 Characteristics of Lousy Leaders [Podcast S03E05] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/leeCOl2bqHA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 11, 2015
Don’t Quit Before the Whistle Blows [Podcast S03E04]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-04-dont-quit-before-the-whistle-blows/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Season-3-Episode-4-Artwork-V1-575x288.jpg" alt="Don’t Quit Before the Whistle Blows [Podcast S03E04]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 4 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this fourth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss why we should play full out, especially when we feel like giving up.</p> <p>Anyone can start something. But after we begin a new project, goal, or relationship, a million things come up and it’s easy to drop out. Here are three truths to keep in mind when you’re not sure you can finish.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-04-dont-quit-before-the-whistle-blows/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Don’t Quit Before the Whistle Blows [Podcast S03E04] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/zCRfEzaUl_E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 04, 2015
The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person [Podcast S03E03]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-03-right-way-to-fire-wrong-person-podcast/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Season-3-Episode-3-Artwork-V1-575x288.jpg" alt="The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person [Podcast S03E03]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 3 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this third episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the best way to handle the firing and layoff process.</p> <p>Letting someone go from your organization is hard. In fact, it should be. But sometimes it’s necessary, and it’s there a simple, six-step process for creating the best possible outcome.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>In this episode you’ll discover:</p> <ul> <li>How to engineer a dismissal or layoff with the best possible outcome in mind.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-03-right-way-to-fire-wrong-person-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person [Podcast S03E03] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/ag-i2oKQYzA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 28, 2015
The Right Way to Hire the Right People [Podcast S03E02]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-02-hire-the-right-people/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Season-3-Episode-2-Artwork-V2-575x288.jpg" alt="The Right Way to Hire the Right People [Podcast S03E02]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 2 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss a proven six-point hiring process to ensure you find the right fit for your team.</p> <p>We all want our businesses to succeed, and most of us know we can improve our odds by recruiting high-quality employees. Unfortunately, it’s easy to make costly hiring mistakes. I’ve sure done it. But I’ve also used what I learned the hard way to develop a system to hire the very best.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-02-hire-the-right-people/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The Right Way to Hire the Right People [Podcast S03E02] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/E0RYxK4PHB0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 21, 2015
How You Can Better Control Your Time [Podcast S03E01]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-01-better-control-your-time/"><img width="575" height="288" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Season-3-Episode-1-Artwork-V2-575x288.jpg" alt="How You Can Better Control Your Time [Podcast S03E01]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 3, Episode 1 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this first episode of the season Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to make sure the urgent doesn’t crowd out the important.</p> <p>The truth is that when it comes to how you spend your time, you have a choice. You can either live in proactive mode, according to a plan you’ve developed or you can live in reactive mode, according to the demands of others.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-3-episode-01-better-control-your-time/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How You Can Better Control Your Time [Podcast S03E01] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/WBIYBRaLz40" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 14, 2015
How Do You Decide What Content to Give Away for Free (and 12 Other Listener Questions) [Podcast S02E13]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-13-content-to-give-away-for-free/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/qa-13-575x299.jpg" alt="How Do You Decide What Content to Give Away for Free (and 12 Other Listener Questions) [Podcast S02E13]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 13 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this thirteenth and final episode of the season, Michele Cushatt and I take questions from my listeners.</p> <p>I get questions daily from my listeners and readers. Unfortunately, I don’t have the time to answer them all. So Michele and I decided we would collect them, pick the most common ones, and then devote the thirteenth episode of this season to answering them.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-13-content-to-give-away-for-free/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How Do You Decide What Content to Give Away for Free (and 12 Other Listener Questions) [Podcast S02E13] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/xm0yDILQs3U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 31, 2014
My Craziest, Most Memorable Christmas Stories [Podcast S02E12]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-012-christmas-memories/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Christmas-Stories-575x299.jpg" alt="My Craziest, Most Memorable Christmas Stories [Podcast S02E12]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 12 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this twelfth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of my crazy Christmas memories. I can’t believe she got me to share some of these!</p> <p><strong>Spoiler Alert:</strong> In case you listen to my podcast with young children around, I blow Santa’s cover during this episode. I reveal how I discovered he is made-up. If this shocking truth might upset your children, please use earphones!</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-012-christmas-memories/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading My Craziest, Most Memorable Christmas Stories [Podcast S02E12] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/mP9Gru0xzMM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 24, 2014
The 5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes Leaders Make [Podcast S02E11]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-11-hiring-mistakes/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Biggest-Hiring-Mistakes-575x299.jpg" alt="The 5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes Leaders Make [Podcast S02E11]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 11 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this eleventh episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the five most common mistakes leaders make in hiring people.</p> <p>Nothing can accelerate the growth of your business faster than hiring the right person. Similarly, nothing can derail it faster than bringing in the wrong person. If you are going to succeed in business (or even in a non-profit organization), you must get really good at hiring great people.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-11-hiring-mistakes/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The 5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes Leaders Make [Podcast S02E11] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/VGfiYACmbM4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 17, 2014
10 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Setting Goals (and How to Fix Them) [Podcast S02E10]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-10-10-biggest-mistakes-in-setting-goals/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/10-Biggest-Mistakes-575x299.jpg" alt="10 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Setting Goals (and How to Fix Them) [Podcast S02E10]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 10 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this tenth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the ten most common mistakes when it comes to goal-setting.</p> <p>It’s that time of year when people begin planning for next year. That’s why I have been talking about it so much during the last week. I have also just released the newest edition of my goal-setting course, <em>5 Days to Your Best Year Ever.</em></p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-10-10-biggest-mistakes-in-setting-goals/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading 10 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Setting Goals (and How to Fix Them) [Podcast S02E10] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/L1VMJ6dwPv0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 10, 2014
The 3 Forces That Shape Character [Podcast S02E09]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-09-shape-character/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/3-ForcesThat-Shape-Character-575x299.jpg" alt="The 3 Forces That Shape Character [Podcast S02E09]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 9 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this ninth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the importance of character and the forces that shape it.</p> <p>Charisma may be useful in attracting a following, but it is largely useless when it comes to achieving a long-term, positive impact on the people and organizations we lead. For this, we need character. Effective leadership is an inside-out job.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-09-shape-character/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading The 3 Forces That Shape Character [Podcast S02E09] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/l2duKlGy8S0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 03, 2014
How Book Publishing Has Changed and What it Means for You [Podcast S02E07]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-07-book-publishing/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/How-Book-Publishing-Has-Changed-575x299.jpg" alt="How Book Publishing Has Changed and What it Means for You [Podcast S02E07]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 7 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this seventh episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the changing world of book publishing. If you are an author—or an aspiring author—this episode is for you.</p> <p>I am always surprised by how many people have either written or want to write a book. According to my last reader survey, 65 percent of my audience fits into this category.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-07-book-publishing/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How Book Publishing Has Changed and What it Means for You [Podcast S02E07] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/7mJaQ8WHSyE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 26, 2014
What to Do When You Are Forced to Wait [Podcast S02E06]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-06-forced-to-wait/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Forced-to-Wait1-575x299.jpg" alt="What to Do When You Are Forced to Wait [Podcast S02E06]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 6 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this sixth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the difficulty of waiting.</p> <p>I am good at a few things, but waiting is not one of them. Whether it is being put on hold when I call a business, sitting in the waiting room of my dentist’s office, or standing in the security line at the airport, I am impatient.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-06-forced-to-wait/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading What to Do When You Are Forced to Wait [Podcast S02E06] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/l03V1crslnU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 19, 2014
How to Confront Someone Who Offends You (Or Others) Without Ruining Your Relationship [Podcast S02E05]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-05-how-to-confront-someone-who-offends-you/"><img width="575" height="323" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/youtube-SKnkSfPOeaM1-575x323.jpg" alt="How to Confront Someone Who Offends You (Or Others) Without Ruining Your Relationship [Podcast S02E05]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 5 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this fifth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to confront someone who has offended you or others without jeopardizing your relationship with them.</p> <p>Confrontation is hard. Unfortunately, most of us avoid it. As a result our relationships suffer—or never reach their full potential. But there is hope.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Watch the Video</p> <p>By following the right process, you can confront others and take your relationships to the next level.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-05-how-to-confront-someone-who-offends-you/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading How to Confront Someone Who Offends You (Or Others) Without Ruining Your Relationship [Podcast S02E05] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/ytSQRTxV1Zg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 12, 2014
My Top Ten Favorite Books of All Time [Podcast S02E04]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-04-my-top-ten-favorite-books-of-all-time/"><img width="518" height="291" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/youtube-OOrhVuzmMm42.jpg" alt="My Top Ten Favorite Books of All Time [Podcast S02E04]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 4 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss my top ten favorite books of all time.</p> <p>John Maxwell says that readers are leaders and leaders are readers. I believe that is true. That’s why I make reading an important priority. It is something I do literally every day.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>The biggest challenge was narrowing down my list to these ten.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-04-my-top-ten-favorite-books-of-all-time/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading My Top Ten Favorite Books of All Time [Podcast S02E04] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/rk4WHlCZDPM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 05, 2014
Grow Your Social Media Following with These 10 Different Kinds of Posts [Podcast S02E03]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-3-grow-your-social-media-following/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Social-Media-Following.jpg-575x299.jpg" alt="Grow Your Social Media Following with These 10 Different Kinds of Posts [Podcast S02E03]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 3 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss ten different kinds of social media posts you can use to keep your followers engaged and attract new ones.</p> <p>It’s challenging to keep creating fresh, new content. Yet this is essential if we want to keep our current followers engaged. We have to add value.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>It’s also important if we want to grow our social media footprint and add new followers.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-3-grow-your-social-media-following/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Grow Your Social Media Following with These 10 Different Kinds of Posts [Podcast S02E03] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/xJNHI5XaMqY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 29, 2014
Why Accountability Is Vital for Leaders Who Want to Make a Big Difference [Podcast S02E02]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-02-why-accountability-is-vital-for-leaders/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Why-Accountability-Is-Vital-575x299.jpg" alt="Why Accountability Is Vital for Leaders Who Want to Make a Big Difference [Podcast S02E02]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 2 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the topic of accountability in leadership. Most leaders avoid it. Real leaders embrace it.</p> <p>The reason is that taking responsibility for your attitudes, actions, and overall results is tremendously liberating. Attempting to avoid accountability—playing the victim—keeps you stuck.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>You can become accountable in your leadership by taking the following five steps.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-02-why-accountability-is-vital-for-leaders/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Why Accountability Is Vital for Leaders Who Want to Make a Big Difference [Podcast S02E02] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/K20X8OoCCLE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 22, 2014
What If You Could Take a One-Month Sabbatical? [Podcast S02E01]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-01-take-one-month-sabbatical-podcast/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/One-Month-Sabbatical-575x299.jpg" alt="What If You Could Take a One-Month Sabbatical? [Podcast S02E01]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to Season 2, Episode 1 of the <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this first episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss my recent sabbatical. We explore how you can plan to take your <em>own</em> sabbatical—even if it seems impossible right now.</p> <p>For each of the past three years, my wife, Gail, and I have taken a thirty-day sabbatical. This year, we went to Europe. We toured Austria, Germany, and Switzerland.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/season-2-episode-01-take-one-month-sabbatical-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading What If You Could Take a One-Month Sabbatical? [Podcast S02E01] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/YhQQIkbkIn4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 15, 2014
Episode 13: How Do I Transition Out of My Corporate Job to Work for Myself? (and Other Listener Questions) [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/episode-13-qa-podcast/"><img width="575" height="299" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Questions-and-Answers-Blog1-575x299.jpg" alt="Episode 13: How Do I Transition Out of My Corporate Job to Work for Myself? (and Other Listener Questions) [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Welcome to the all-new <em>This Is Your Life</em> podcast. In this thirteenth and final episode of the season, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I answer listener questions.</p> <p>I get questions daily from my listeners and readers. Unfortunately, I don’t have the time to answer them all. So Michele and I decided we would collect them, pick the most common ones, and then devote the thirteenth episode of each season to answering them.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/episode-13-qa-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 13: How Do I Transition Out of My Corporate Job to Work for Myself? (and Other Listener Questions) [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/bJFIONsN0no" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 08, 2014
Episode 12: Are You a Leader? 12 Ways to Know for Sure [Podcast]
31:30
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/episode-12-leader-12-ways-know-sure-podcast/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/youtube-OB7ORlleHhM.jpg" alt="Episode 12: Are You a Leader? 12 Ways to Know for Sure [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this twelfth episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about how to know if you are a leader—or not.</p> <p>You’ve heard it before: everyone is a leader. If you have influence—and you do—you are a leader. But, honestly, it takes a little more than that to claim the mantle of leadership.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>Today, Michele and I provide twelve ways for you to know for sure whether or not you’re a leader:</p> <ol> <li>You long to make a difference.</li> </ol> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/episode-12-leader-12-ways-know-sure-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 12: Are You a Leader? 12 Ways to Know for Sure [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/uMz8EaCidGs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 01, 2014
Episode 11: The 5 Elements of a Powerful, Personal Brand [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e010-personal-brand/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/youtube-hvQWX4s2e5g1.jpg" alt="Episode 11: The 5 Elements of a Powerful, Personal Brand [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this eleventh episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about the five elements that must be present in your brand for it to be truly powerful.</p> <p>For more than a year now, Megan Miller, the dean of Platform University and I record something we call our “Member Makeover.” Once a month, people from our community volunteer to have us review their online platforms and their brands.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e010-personal-brand/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 11: The 5 Elements of a Powerful, Personal Brand [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/uFQ5MFRYo6w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 24, 2014
Episode 10: How to Lead from the Heart—4 Practices [Podcast]
34:25
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e010-lead-from-the-heart/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/youtube-hvQWX4s2e5g.jpg" alt="Episode 10: How to Lead from the Heart—4 Practices [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this tenth episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about the importance of the leader’s heart.</p> <p>This topic is rarely discussed in a business context, but I believe your heart is the most important thing you bring to the table as a leader.</p> <ul> <li>It’s more important than your experience.</li> <li>It’s more important than your education.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e010-lead-from-the-heart/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 10: How to Lead from the Heart—4 Practices [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/GIeMHMzpElU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 10, 2014
Episode 9: Slay Your Dragons Before Breakfast So They Don’t Eat Your Lunch [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e004-slay-your-dragons/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/youtube-ooGfeI1Odc4.jpg" alt="Episode 9: Slay Your Dragons Before Breakfast So They Don’t Eat Your Lunch [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this ninth episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about how to attack your most important priorities first, at the beginning of the day.</p> <p>I’m a morning person. I love waking up before everyone else, love that first cup of tea or coffee, love the sunrise and silence of a new day. How about you?</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>How do you kickstart your day, even when you don’t feel like it?</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e004-slay-your-dragons/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 9: Slay Your Dragons Before Breakfast So They Don’t Eat Your Lunch [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/oiOI-a2YtZE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 03, 2014
Episode 8: Twenty Questions to Ask Other Leaders [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e008-twenty-questions/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/youtube-2r8zj1OXcmA.jpg" alt="Episode 8: Twenty Questions to Ask Other Leaders [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this eighth episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about a set of questions I use whenever I meet with leaders.</p> <p>To grow as a leader, you need to be mentored, either formally or informally. One of the best ways to take advantage of the opportunities you get to meet with other leaders is to come prepared with a set of questions.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e008-twenty-questions/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 8: Twenty Questions to Ask Other Leaders [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/3Pv_fwmD7jI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 27, 2014
Episode 7: Why Doing Less Is the Best Way to Do More [Podcast]
32:25
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e007-doing-less/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/youtube-k-mciueg_K0.jpg" alt="Episode 7: Why Doing Less Is the Best Way to Do More [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this seventh episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about Greg McKeown’s most recent book, <em>Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.</em></p> <p>Like cleaning out a cluttered closet, McKeown recommends that we intentionally declutter our lives from the well-intended commitments and activities we’ve accumulated.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>He outlines three steps:</p> <ol> <li>Explore and evaluate.</li> </ol> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e007-doing-less/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 7: Why Doing Less Is the Best Way to Do More [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/HLXY6xFIiTY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 20, 2014
Episode 6: The Top 10 Mistakes Bloggers Make [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e006-10-mistakes-bloggers-make/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/youtube-E3alYz1xqGs.jpg" alt="Episode 6: The Top 10 Mistakes Bloggers Make [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this sixth episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about the most common mistakes bloggers make.</p> <p>I have learned the hard way, making each of these mistakes myself. I didn’t know it at the time, but these mistakes were holding me back and kept my blog from reaching its potential.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>So here are the top ten mistakes I see bloggers making:</p> <ol> <li>You don’t post enough.</li> </ol> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e006-10-mistakes-bloggers-make/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 6: The Top 10 Mistakes Bloggers Make [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/5AYZIh5QHUk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 13, 2014
Episode 5: How to Create Team Alignment That Drives Results [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e005-team-alignment/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/youtube-91Nf_jYnnYU.jpg" alt="Episode 5: How to Create Team Alignment That Drives Results [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this fifth episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about how to create the kind of alignment in your team that drives results.</p> <p>Unity means different things to different people. There are really three different levels of unity: acceptance, agreement, and alignment. These are distinct and different.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>You can create <em>alignment,</em> the highest form of unity, by taking five steps.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e005-team-alignment/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 5: How to Create Team Alignment That Drives Results [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/CShlarARHfA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 06, 2014
Episode 4: Seven Strategies for Building Your Email List [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e004-email-strategies-html/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/youtube-C9wd89_JQag.jpg" alt="Episode 4: Seven Strategies for Building Your Email List [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this fourth episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about why you need to focus on building an email list and provide seven strategies for doing so.</p> <p>I wish I had paid more attention to building an email list when I started blogging. Nothing is more important as a platform-builder. More than any other single factor, it determines whether or not you can successfully monetize your blog.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e004-email-strategies-html/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 4: Seven Strategies for Building Your Email List [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/MQ8YCF3zfuc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 30, 2014
Episode 3: Three Questions Every Leader Must Answer to Avoid the Drift [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e003-avoid-the-drift/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/youtube-pvTsb9E8XhE1.jpg" alt="Episode 3: Three Questions Every Leader Must Answer to Avoid the Drift [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this third episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about the power of ‟The Drift” and how leaders can avoid it.</p> <p>Most of my readers and podcast listeners are doing what they are doing because they want to have an impact on the world around them. But often times, they they wakeup to discover that they are far from where they intended to be.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e003-avoid-the-drift/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 3: Three Questions Every Leader Must Answer to Avoid the Drift [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/gZjbBXAILSw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 23, 2014
Episode 2: The 6 Rules for More Effective Slide Presentations [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e002-6-presentation-rules/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/youtube-pvTsb9E8XhE.jpg" alt="Episode 2: The 6 Rules for More Effective Slide Presentations [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this second episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about how to make your slide presentations more effective.</p> <p>As leaders, communication is essential to success. In this episode, Michele and I discuss how to use slides to enhance your presentations and make a greater impact on your audience.</p> <p>Listen to the Audio</p> <p>In this episode, we discuss six rules for creating slides that enhance your message and improve communication.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e002-6-presentation-rules/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 2: The 6 Rules for More Effective Slide Presentations [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/szh3xsUiE24" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 16, 2014
Episode 1: The 5 Benefits of Collaboration [Podcast]
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e001-5-benefits-of-collaboration/"><img width="480" height="270" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/youtube-_BeVmpnH2ms.jpg" alt="Episode 1: The 5 Benefits of Collaboration [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0" /></a><p>Welcome to the new season of <em>This Is Your Life.</em> In this first episode, Michele Cushatt, my new co-host, and I talk about why I decided to change my podcast so dramatically and what you can learn about leadership from our experience.</p> <p>Many people talk about the value of collaboration, but in this episode, we get very specific about why you must collaborate with others if you are going to reach your potential as a leader.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/s01e001-5-benefits-of-collaboration/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Episode 1: The 5 Benefits of Collaboration [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/y7Az6chcoF8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 09, 2014
#100: The Next 100 Episodes and How I Plan to Change Things Up [Podcast]
31:51
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/100-the-next-100-episodes-and-i-plan-to-change/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/iStock_000003796562_Large-575x383.jpg" alt="#100: The Next 100 Episodes and How I Plan to Change Things Up [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Today marks a major milestone: 100 podcast episodes. I admit that, when I started this podcast back in February 2012, I never thought I would get here.</p> <p>So far, it’s been really successful (5.5 million downloads, consistently ranked in iTunes Top 10 for Business), and everything seems to be working really well. So, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right?</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>I’ve never subscribed to that philosophy. More importantly, change means growth.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/100-the-next-100-episodes-and-i-plan-to-change/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #100: The Next 100 Episodes and How I Plan to Change Things Up [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/tn8vFBPCw34" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 25, 2014
#099: Are You Investing Your Best Resources in the Wrong People? [Podcast]
26:49
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/099-are-you-investing-your-best-resources-in-the-wrong-people-podcast/"><img width="575" height="382" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/iStock_000005926086_Large-575x382.jpg" alt="#099: Are You Investing Your Best Resources in the Wrong People? [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>As a leader, are you investing your best resources in the wrong people? It is easy to see other people making this mistake. It is more difficult to catch yourself doing it.</p> <p>I’ve been guilty plenty of times. Leaders often make this same mistake in various areas of their lives, but what can you do if you are in this situation?</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>Make sure you are investing your best resources—including your time and energy—in your best people.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/099-are-you-investing-your-best-resources-in-the-wrong-people-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #099: Are You Investing Your Best Resources in the Wrong People? [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/J5Byroc0rWI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 18, 2014
#098: How to Regain Interior Margin Through the Practice of Stillness [Podcast]
27:12
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/098-how-to-regain-interior-margin-through-the-practice-of-stillness-podcast/"><img width="575" height="402" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/iStock_000007706240_Large-575x402.jpg" alt="#098: How to Regain Interior Margin Through the Practice of Stillness [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>We live in a crazy noisy world. It’s like there’s a war on stillness. You can’t go anywhere without being subjected to an unrelenting stream of voices, music, sounds, and noise.</p> <p>This is an assault on our soul. It robs us of our energy and our focus. We spend our days endlessly distracted by trivial things instead of paying attention to those things that matter most.</p> <p>The key to regaining our sanity is to practice the ancient art of stillness.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/098-how-to-regain-interior-margin-through-the-practice-of-stillness-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #098: How to Regain Interior Margin Through the Practice of Stillness [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/z5YpQbgtyT4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 11, 2014
#097: How to Do More of What You Love (And Less of What You Don’t) [Podcast]
27:40
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/097-how-to-do-more-of-what-you-love-and-less-of-what-you-dont-podcast/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/iStock_000041040872_Large-575x383.jpg" alt="#097: How to Do More of What You Love (And Less of What You Don’t) [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Recently, I recorded two podcasts on the subject of delegation. The first dealt with the principles of delegation (Episode 42). The second suggested how you might delegate even if you don’t have a staff (Episode 43).</p> <p>The primary reason to delegate is that non-delegation doesn’t scale. It is not sustainable. This is why so many people feel overworked, overwhelmed, and burned out. But there is an even more important reason to delegate: <em>To enable you to focus on what you do best in order to maximize your impact.</em></p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/097-how-to-do-more-of-what-you-love-and-less-of-what-you-dont-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #097: How to Do More of What You Love (And Less of What You Don’t) [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/XFD3QK55vWQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 04, 2014
#096: What Leaders Need Even More Than the Right Answers [Podcast]
30:57
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/096-what-leaders-need-even-more-than-the-right-answers-podcast/"><img width="575" height="382" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/iStock_000006781160_Large-575x382.jpg" alt="#096: What Leaders Need Even More Than the Right Answers [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>When I started out in my career, the key to success was having the right answers. Those who advanced in their careers the quickest were seemingly the ones who had the most answers.</p> <p>While this is definitely important in some situations—especially when responding to the people you are accountable to—it is not the key to success as a leader. There is something even more important than having the right answers.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p> If you are going to be a successful leader, you have to get better at asking good <em>questions.</em></p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/096-what-leaders-need-even-more-than-the-right-answers-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #096: What Leaders Need Even More Than the Right Answers [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/ceRO6stH8AQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 28, 2014
#095: How to Make $150,000 This Year from Your Platform [Podcast]
47:20
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/095-how-to-make-150000-this-year-from-your-platform-podcast/"><img width="575" height="322" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Photo-of-Michael-and-Dan-575x322.png" alt="#095: How to Make $150,000 This Year from Your Platform [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>In this episode I share a recent interview I did for Platform University with Dan Miller on the topic of monetizing your platform. Unlike so many others, Dan shows you exactly how to do it.</p> <p>If you don’t know Dan Miller, he’s the author of the <em>New York Times</em> bestseller, <em>48 Days to the Work You Love.</em> He is also a popular podcaster and blogger. You can find out more about him at his 48 Days Website.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/095-how-to-make-150000-this-year-from-your-platform-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #095: How to Make $150,000 This Year from Your Platform [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/OUzAP207E5E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 21, 2014
#094: 15 Amazing Lessons I Learned from Bad Bosses [Podcast]
35:34
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/094-15-amazing-lessons-i-learned-from-bad-bosses-podcast/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/iStock_000027535385_Large-575x383.jpg" alt="#094: 15 Amazing Lessons I Learned from Bad Bosses [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>I have had over twenty bosses in my career. One was great, most were average, and more than a few were downright terrible. Surprisingly, I learned the most from the bad ones.</p> <p>The problem is that the bad bosses make you so miserable, sometimes you fail to appreciate how much you are learning. While I wouldn’t want to work for those bosses again, I wouldn’t trade what they taught me—even if it was unintentional.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/094-15-amazing-lessons-i-learned-from-bad-bosses-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #094: 15 Amazing Lessons I Learned from Bad Bosses [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/4fSA1NVXY7g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 16, 2014
#093: 10 Reasons Every Leader Needs a Blog [Podcast]
43:57
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/093-10-reasons-every-leader-needs-a-blog-podcast/"><img width="575" height="384" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/shutterstock_137674289-575x384.jpg" alt="#093: 10 Reasons Every Leader Needs a Blog [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Recently, while speaking on the topic of “Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World,” I said, “If you don’t have a website, you don’t exist.” But if you are a leader, I feel even more strongly.</p> <p>If you don’t have a blog—or if you do, but you aren’t blogging on a consistent basis—then you are missing out on one of the greatest leadership tools ever invented.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>Here are ten reasons every leader should have a blog.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/093-10-reasons-every-leader-needs-a-blog-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #093: 10 Reasons Every Leader Needs a Blog [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/iJDU3mbxzOw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 07, 2014
#092: The Single Biggest Reason Leaders Struggle with Delegation [Podcast]
22:04
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/092-the-single-biggest-reason-leaders-struggle-with-delegation-podcast/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/shutterstock_189078455-575x383.jpg" alt="#092: The Single Biggest Reason Leaders Struggle with Delegation [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Most leaders I know struggle with delegation. They know they should do it, but they just have trouble handing off their work. Why is that?</p> <p>If you ask them, it’s usually some variation of this:</p> <p>I don’t delegate because it takes longer to delegate the task than just do it myself.</p> <p>Sound familiar?</p> <p>The truth is, delegation always takes longer—the first couple of times you hand off a task.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/092-the-single-biggest-reason-leaders-struggle-with-delegation-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #092: The Single Biggest Reason Leaders Struggle with Delegation [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/Hxq1vTHaXd4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 30, 2014
#091: If You Want to be Successful, Stop Being So Accessible [Podcast]
26:29
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/091-leadership-success-and-accessibility-podcast/"><img width="575" height="384" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/shutterstock_96088493-575x384.jpg" alt="#091: If You Want to be Successful, Stop Being So Accessible [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Are you fielding more requests for your time than you have hours in the day? If so, you’re not alone. The more successful you become as a leader, the more other people will demand of your time. And that’s where the trouble begins.</p> <p>If you are going to maintain margin for your most important priorities, you have to make some tough decisions about your accessibility. The more successful you are, the less accessible you must become.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/091-leadership-success-and-accessibility-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #091: If You Want to be Successful, Stop Being So Accessible [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/N2gcDGQMexk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 23, 2014
#090: How to Discern Your Calling [Podcast]
29:26
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/090-how-to-discern-your-calling-podcast/"><img width="575" height="323" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Descern-Your-Calling-575x323.png" alt="#090: How to Discern Your Calling [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>What keeps you going when the going gets tough … when you want to quit and walk off the field? I recently had an experience that made me dig deep and reconnect with my calling. I share it in this episode.</p> <p>But I’m not alone. Tough times are inevitable for each of us. If you aren’t clear about your calling, you will cave in and quit. This is why it is so important to understand what it is.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/090-how-to-discern-your-calling-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #090: How to Discern Your Calling [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/-BGoycZDD9w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 16, 2014
#089: 4 Difficult Sentences for Leaders (And Why You Must Get Good at Saying Them) [Podcast]
37:08
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/089-4-difficult-sentences-for-leaders-podcast/"><img width="575" height="373" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/shutterstock_142441702-575x373.jpg" alt="#089: 4 Difficult Sentences for Leaders (And Why You Must Get Good at Saying Them) [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Many words in the English language are difficult. In fact, there’s even a <em>Dictionary of Difficult Words</em>, but none are more difficult than the ones in the four sentences I share in this episode.</p> <p>If you are going to lead well, you have to get proficient in the use of these sentences. And, I’ll tell you a little secret: most leaders aren’t good at these, and it’s costing them—big time!</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/089-4-difficult-sentences-for-leaders-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #089: 4 Difficult Sentences for Leaders (And Why You Must Get Good at Saying Them) [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/F_raua7EmlE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 26, 2014
#088: What CEOs and Other Leaders Must Do to Create a Values-Driven Organization [Podcast]
38:28
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/088-create-a-values-driven-organization/"><img width="575" height="384" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/shutterstock_152286920-575x384.jpg" alt="#088: What CEOs and Other Leaders Must Do to Create a Values-Driven Organization [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>My first big corporate job came with lots of perks. But after just a few weeks, I noticed some disturbing behavior among my peers and the company’s leadership.</p> <p>I eventually came to the conclusion that my values just didn’t sync with the company’s. We were on a collision course. I knew I had to find a company that shared my values—or start one.</p> <p>Building a values-based organization is critical if you want to create a culture that achieves lasting impact.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/088-create-a-values-driven-organization/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #088: What CEOs and Other Leaders Must Do to Create a Values-Driven Organization [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/8pV5Av4RYxk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 19, 2014
#087: How to Monetize Your Platform [Podcast]
32:57
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/087-how-to-monetize-your-platform-podcast/"><img width="575" height="484" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/shutterstock_164636990-575x484.jpg" alt="#087: How to Monetize Your Platform [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>When I started building my platform, it never occurred to me to make money from it. When someone suggested I start accepting advertising, I resisted because I thought (erroneously) it would compromise my integrity.</p> <p>Then I realized that all professional creatives charge for their work. In fact, this is what separates the professionals from the amateurs.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>Let me share three ways you can maintain your integrity and monetize your art without selling your soul.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/087-how-to-monetize-your-platform-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #087: How to Monetize Your Platform [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/vJThDY1zd-4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 12, 2014
#086: What to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed [Podcast]
31:11
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/086-what-to-do-when-you-feel-overwhelmed-podcast/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/shutterstock_126729563-575x383.jpg" alt="#086: What to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Today, I was thinking back to perhaps the busiest time in my career: the first few months right after I left Thomas Nelson, almost three years ago. At that time, I was spending all day, every day buried in administrative detail—responding to emails, making travel plans, and filling out expense reports.</p> <p>Finally, I decided I had had enough. Something had to give. I needed to take a different approach if I was going to get my head above water.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/086-what-to-do-when-you-feel-overwhelmed-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #086: What to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/ZmGjIZ47W6k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 05, 2014
#085: What to Do If You Work for a Bad Boss [Podcast]
29:00
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/085-what-to-do-if-you-work-for-a-bad-boss-podcast/"><img width="575" height="412" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/shutterstock_153175742-575x412.jpg" alt="#085: What to Do If You Work for a Bad Boss [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>If it hasn’t happened to you already, it will soon. Eventually you are going to work for someone who is immoral, incompetent, or just mean—maybe all three!</p> <p>The good news is that you often learn more from a bad boss than a good one. But only if you are open and teachable.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>Here are five ways to cope—and maybe even thrive—when working for a bad boss.</p> <ol> <li>Manage your expectations.</li> </ol> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/085-what-to-do-if-you-work-for-a-bad-boss-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #085: What to Do If You Work for a Bad Boss [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/EhDFPOjGV54" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 26, 2014
#084: Why Effective Leaders Cannot Afford to Be Easily Offended [Podcast]
41:20
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/084-why-effective-leaders-cannot-afford-to-be-easily-offended-podcast/"><img width="575" height="403" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/shutterstock_162299999-575x403.jpg" alt="#084: Why Effective Leaders Cannot Afford to Be Easily Offended [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>As a leader, you are going to draw fire. People will criticize you. Some will second-guess your decisions. Others will impute motives that aren’t there. A few will falsely accuse you.</p> <p>If you are going to be effective as a leader, you can’t afford to be easily offended. Don’t take the bait! Nothing will derail you faster and consume your energy—energy you could be using to do what matters most.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>When I am tempted to get offended, I remind myself of four great truths I have learned—and am still learning—about offenses.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/084-why-effective-leaders-cannot-afford-to-be-easily-offended-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #084: Why Effective Leaders Cannot Afford to Be Easily Offended [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/Dn6Io0Cvr0w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 19, 2014
#083: 5 Strategies for Becoming a Better Conversationalist [Podcast]
31:03
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/083-5-strategies-for-becoming-a-better-conversationalist-podcast/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/shutterstock_158522153A-575x383.jpg" alt="#083: 5 Strategies for Becoming a Better Conversationalist [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Great conversations are a balance of give and take like a ping pong match. You wait for the ball to come over the net, then you hit it back to the person on the other side. Then you do it all over again—and on it goes.</p> <p>This is an essential leadership skill and one that can be learned with a little practice.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>I certainly have much to learn, but over the years, I have used five strategies in trying to become a better conversationalist.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/083-5-strategies-for-becoming-a-better-conversationalist-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #083: 5 Strategies for Becoming a Better Conversationalist [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/uYeNpCmjlvY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 05, 2014
#082: How to Keep Your Team Aligned During Times of Intense Change [Podcast]
40:01
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/082-how-to-keep-your-team-aligned-during-times-of-intense-change-podcast/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/shutterstock_82162555-575x383.jpg" alt="#082: How to Keep Your Team Aligned During Times of Intense Change [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>The key to keeping your team aligned in the midst of change or chaos is <em>communication.</em> Unfortunately, most leaders are not intentional about this. They either don’t communicate or don’t have a plan for rolling their message out. The result is that people are left to create their own narrative about what is happening.</p> <p>If you are going to be an effective leader, you must be deliberate in keeping your team informed.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/082-how-to-keep-your-team-aligned-during-times-of-intense-change-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #082: How to Keep Your Team Aligned During Times of Intense Change [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/I0xJlUFmkAY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 29, 2014
#081: How to Create More Margin in Your Crazy-Busy Life [Podcast]
41:11
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/081-how-to-create-more-margin-in-your-crazy-busy-life-podcast/"><img width="575" height="431" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/my-ideal-week.001-575x431.jpg" alt="#081: How to Create More Margin in Your Crazy-Busy Life [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>I have just gone through an incredibly busy time in my life and business. Last year was extraordinary, but it was also exhausting. Last weekend, I found myself feeling overwhelmed and discouraged.</p> <p>I knew it was time to stop the merry-go-round, take a deep breath, and recalibrate. That’s what I did on Monday. I knew if I didn’t, I would soon end up burned out—or worse. Are you feeling the same way?</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p> In his excellent book, <em>Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives</em>, Richard Swenson, M.D.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/081-how-to-create-more-margin-in-your-crazy-busy-life-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #081: How to Create More Margin in Your Crazy-Busy Life [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/xB-ps6GL2uI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 22, 2014
#080: 5 Reasons to Speak Well of Your Spouse in Public [Podcast]
32:29
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/080-speaking-well-of-your-spouse-podcast/"><img width="575" height="421" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/shutterstock_113824207-575x421.jpg" alt="#080: 5 Reasons to Speak Well of Your Spouse in Public [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>As a leader, the health of your marriage directly affects the impact of your leadership. I have witnessed this time after time. Being effective at work or in ministry begins by being effective at home.</p> <p>Praising your spouse in public is one of the most important investments you can make—in your family and in your leadership. In this episode, I share five reasons why it positively impacts your effectiveness.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <ol> <li>You get more of what you affirm.</li> </ol> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/080-speaking-well-of-your-spouse-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #080: 5 Reasons to Speak Well of Your Spouse in Public [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/NXI515dfjSo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 15, 2014
#079: 5 Ways to Build Rapport and Trust with Your Audience [Podcast]
28:03
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/079-5-ways-to-build-rapport-and-trust-with-your-audience-podcast/"><img width="575" height="382" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/shutterstock_93814675-575x382.jpg" alt="#079: 5 Ways to Build Rapport and Trust with Your Audience [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>The ability to build rapport and trust is a critical success skill in leadership. This is obvious if you are an author or speaker, but it is necessary even if you aren’t.</p> <p>If you are going to be successful in influencing others—even if it’s just to buy your point of view—you must become proficient at building trust.</p> <p>Last week, I participated in a panel discussion at NMX on “The Formula for Creating a Top Ranked Podcast in the Business Category of iTunes.” Cliff Ravenscraft, Dan Miller, and Ray Edwards were my co-panelists.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/079-5-ways-to-build-rapport-and-trust-with-your-audience-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #079: 5 Ways to Build Rapport and Trust with Your Audience [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/TRllC3pkmYI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 08, 2014
#078: Replay of Live Q&A Call About Goal-Setting [Podcast]
1:02:49
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/078-replay-of-live-qa-call-about-goal-setting-podcast/"><img width="575" height="389" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/shutterstock_164555600-575x389.jpg" alt="#078: Replay of Live Q&A Call About Goal-Setting [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Well, it’s that time of year again. Last year is officially over. The new year has just begun. The future is pregnant with possibility!</p> <p>As you may know, a few weeks ago, I launched a new course called, “5 Days to Your Best Year Ever.” In addition to offering three free videos about goal-setting, I hosted a live Q&A call on the topic. We had over a thousand people on the call and dozens of great questions.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/078-replay-of-live-qa-call-about-goal-setting-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #078: Replay of Live Q&A Call About Goal-Setting [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/N78xK_it51o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 01, 2014
#077: How to Find a Mentor to Take You Further, Faster [Podcast]
30:23
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/077-how-to-find-a-mentor-podcast/"><img width="575" height="335" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/shutterstock_163913219-575x335.jpg" alt="#077: How to Find a Mentor to Take You Further, Faster [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Recently, I recorded a podcast interview with Alex Barker at the Leadership Dojo. He asked me, “So how do young leaders find mentors?” It’s a question I get at least once a week.</p> <p>To be brutally honest, your chances of finding a mentor are slim and none. The problem is your definition of mentorship. It’s too narrow.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>When most people use the term <em>mentor,</em> they mean a one-on-one coaching relationship with someone older and more experienced.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/077-how-to-find-a-mentor-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #077: How to Find a Mentor to Take You Further, Faster [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/EITTaYgPjcU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 18, 2013
#076: An Interview with Gary Vaynerchuk [Podcast]
34:42
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/076-an-interview-with-gary-vaynerchuk-podcast/"><img width="575" height="323" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/jab-jab-jab-right-hook-575x323.jpg" alt="#076: An Interview with Gary Vaynerchuk [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>This is something I have never done on my podcast—an interview. However, this opportunity was too good to pass up.</p> <p>Recently, I had the chance to sit down with Gary Vaynerchuk, author of the new bestseller, <em>Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook</em>.</p> <p>This is one one of the best social media books I have read in a long time. In fact, I had a hard time getting through it, because I kept stopping to implement Gary’s step-by-step recommendations.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/076-an-interview-with-gary-vaynerchuk-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #076: An Interview with Gary Vaynerchuk [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/z-PWF8kr13w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 11, 2013
#075: My Top 10 Productivity Hacks [Podcast]
40:42
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/075-my-top-10-productivity-hacks-podcast/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/iStock_000028812760Medium-575x383.jpg" alt="#075: My Top 10 Productivity Hacks [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>I am often asked in interviews, “How do you get so much done?” Even one of my daughters asked me this the other day.</p> <p>I love the topic of productivity. I collect productivity hacks like some people collect stamps. I am always looking for the edge that will make me more efficient and, even more importantly, more effective.</p> <p>Based on my recent 2013 Reader Survey, 75 percent of my readers want more productivity content.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/075-my-top-10-productivity-hacks-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #075: My Top 10 Productivity Hacks [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/6r6Epgh8N5k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 04, 2013
#074: How to Frustrate Those You Lead (Are You Making These 13 Mistakes?) [Podcast]
34:29
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/074-how-to-frustrate-those-you-lead-podcast/"><img width="575" height="443" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/shutterstock_94123525-575x443.jpg" alt="#074: How to Frustrate Those You Lead (Are You Making These 13 Mistakes?) [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Education comes in surprising ways. Sometimes, we think we could learn best if we had a better boss. But sometimes we learn the most from the bad ones.</p> <p>The great thing about these bosses is that they taught me what not to do, which is just as important as what to do—it’s just more painful.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>If your goal is to frustrate—or even exasperate—your employees, here are thirteen ways to do it.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/074-how-to-frustrate-those-you-lead-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #074: How to Frustrate Those You Lead (Are You Making These 13 Mistakes?) [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/xdMy-2kYsdA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 27, 2013
#073: Advice to New CEOs (or Those Who Want to Be) [Podcast]
42:28
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/073-advice-to-new-ceos/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/shutterstock_140221888-575x383.jpg" alt="#073: Advice to New CEOs (or Those Who Want to Be) [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>It’s hard to believe, but it’s been more than two years since I left Thomas Nelson Publishers. After fifteen years at the company and six years as the CEO, I stepped down to pursue my life-long dream of being a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur.</p> <p>Almost immediately, several of my readers asked, “Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give to a new CEO?”</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>This is a great question.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/073-advice-to-new-ceos/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #073: Advice to New CEOs (or Those Who Want to Be) [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/xjd5mC_5mKo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 20, 2013
#072: 5 Strategies for Building New Habits [Podcast]
39:56
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/072-5-strategies-for-building-new-habits-podcast/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/iStock_000001534911Medium-575x383.jpg" alt="#072: 5 Strategies for Building New Habits [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Good habits lead to good outcomes. Bad habits lead to bad ones. But if it’s his simple, why is it so hard to change?</p> <p>Maybe it’s time to step back and deconstruct the whole process. In this episode I confess to a bad habit and what I learned in the process of trying to overcome it.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>Specifically, I share five strategies for building new habits.</p> <ol> <li>Envision the future.</li> </ol> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/072-5-strategies-for-building-new-habits-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #072: 5 Strategies for Building New Habits [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/a_f3qKRBs7M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 13, 2013
Replay of the Platform-Building Teleseminar with Jeff Goins
59:11
<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/replay-of-the-platform-building-teleseminar-with-jeff-goins/"><img width="575" height="383" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Platform-Conference-Day-Two-Web-25-575x383.jpg" alt="Replay of the Platform-Building Teleseminar with Jeff Goins" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>Several months ago, I hosted a teleseminar with Jeff Goins. If you don’t know, Jeff is a full-time author, blogger, and speaker. I wanted to re-post it here as a way of introducing you to his Tribe Writers course (more about that in a minute).</p> <p>We had some technical challenges in the call when we were both suddenly dropped by Skype—twice!—but we kept forging ahead. Regardless, Jeff shared some powerful content for anyone who is serious about building an online platform.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/replay-of-the-platform-building-teleseminar-with-jeff-goins/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading Replay of the Platform-Building Teleseminar with Jeff Goins at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/oYyF7uEkl8E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 12, 2013
#071: Help! I Married An Entrepreneur, Part 3 [Podcast]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/071-help-i-married-an-entrepreneur-part-3-podcast/"><img width="575" height="431" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/iStock_000019171371Medium-575x431.jpg" alt="#071: Help! I Married An Entrepreneur, Part 3 [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>My wife, Gail, often travels with me when I speak at various events. Inevitably, she is asked, “How do you live with a entrepreneur?”</p> <p>In fact, two literary agents have encouraged her to write a book on this topic. So I sat down and interviewed her about this very topic. It was lot of fun. So much so, that we made this a three-part series.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>In Part 1, we focused on what you need to do if you are married to an entrepreneur.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/071-help-i-married-an-entrepreneur-part-3-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #071: Help! I Married An Entrepreneur, Part 3 [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/w_5W6owWbA8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 06, 2013
#070: Help! I Married An Entrepreneur, Part 2 [Podcast]
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<a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/070-help-i-married-an-entrepreneur-part-2-podcast/"><img width="575" height="289" src="https://michaelhyatt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/PastedGraphic-1-575x289.png" alt="#070: Help! I Married An Entrepreneur, Part 2 [Podcast]" align="left" style="margin: 0 20px 20px 0;max-width:560px" /></a><p>My wife, Gail, often travels with me when I speak at various events. Inevitably, she is asked, “How do you live with a entrepreneur?”</p> <p>In fact, two literary agents have encouraged her to write a book on this topic. So I sat down and interviewed her about this very topic. It was lot of fun. So much so, that we have decided to make this a three-part series.</p> <p>Click to Listen</p> <p>Last week, we focused on what you need to do if you are married to an entrepreneur.</p> <p><a href="https://michaelhyatt.com/070-help-i-married-an-entrepreneur-part-2-podcast/" rel="nofollow">Continue reading #070: Help! I Married An Entrepreneur, Part 2 [Podcast] at Michael Hyatt.</a></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TIYL/~4/E5S9J4spG7Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 30, 2013