This Is Your Life with Michael Hyatt

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.

Episodes

Encore Episode: Why Accountability Is Vital for Leaders [Podcast]  

In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the topic of accountability in leadership. Most leaders avoid it. Real leaders embrace it. 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. Listen to the Audio Click here for more. Better […]

Encore Episode: The 3 Forces That Shape Character [Podcast]  

In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the importance of character and the forces that shape it. 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 […]

Encore Episode: What if the Barriers Were Only in Your Head? [Podcast]  

Defeating Limiting Beliefs in the 3 Major Areas of Life. 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. 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 […]

Encore Episode: How to Safeguard Your Most Important Asset [Podcast]  

4 Heart-Defending Disciplines. 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. 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. […]

What to Do with Difficult Clients [Podcast S08E13]  

(And How to Attract Better Ones). Welcome to Season 8, Episode 13 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss what to do with difficult clients. 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, […]

Do You Really Want Work-Life Balance? [Podcast S08E12]  

The Surprising Alternative. Welcome to Season 8, Episode 12 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the surprising alternative to achieving work-life balance. 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 […]

How to Quickly Create Killer Blog Posts [Podcast S08E11]  

My 7 Step System. Welcome to Season 8, Episode 11 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to quickly create killer blog posts. Those of us who invest the time to write blog posts want to make sure our investment is well spent. We want to provide great content, but […]

8 Secrets to Escape the Overwhelm [Podcast S08E10]  

How to Reclaim Your Sanity. Welcome to Season 8, Episode 10 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to reclaim your sanity when you’re overwhelmed. 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 […]

Happy People Are More Magnetic [Podcast S08E09]  

How to Become One in 7 Steps. Welcome to Season 8, Episode 9 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to become a happy, magnetic person. I desperately 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 […]

How to Lead in the Face of Criticism [Podcast S08E08]  

(And Why Being Offended Is a Choice). Welcome to Season 8, Episode 8 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to lead in the face of criticism. 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 […]

Encore Episode: Getting the Most Out of Evernote [Podcast]  

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. 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 […]

Season 8, Episode 7: Do You Want to Wow Your Customers? [Podcast]  

5 Questions That Make It Easy. Welcome to Season 8, Episode 7 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to wow your customers. Today’s marketplace is more noisy and competitive than it’s ever been. If you want to capture—and keep—your audience’s attention, wow needs to be a part of your business plan. In […]

Season 8, Episode 6: So You’re Crazy-Busy [Podcast]  

6 Ways to Reclaim Your Free Time. Welcome to Season 8, Episode 6 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to reclaim much-needed free time when you feel like you have none. In his excellent book on margin, Richard Swenson, M.D. describes margin like this: “Margin is the space between our load and our […]

Season 8, Episode 5:  How to Conquer Your Email Inbox [Podcast]  

(In 4 Easy Steps). Welcome to Season 8, Episode 5 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss a proven process for conquering your email inbox. 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 […]

Season 8, Episode 4: How to Be a Storm-Proof Leader [Podcast]  

5 Survival Secrets for Tough Times. Welcome to Season 8, Episode 4 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how you can become a storm-proof leader. 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 […]

Season 8, Episode 3: How to Vacation Like a Pro [Podcast]  

7 Steps for Recharging with Intention. Welcome to Season 8, Episode 3 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of our best tips on getting the most out of your time away. Taking a break and recharging is vital for your individual and family health. However, you’ve probably realized how much work goes […]

Season 8, Episode 2: If You Want to Be Successful, Be Less Accessible [Podcast]  

(7 Simple Steps). Welcome to Season 8, Episode 2 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss 7 simple steps to being more intentional about how you spend your time. If you are going to live according to a realistic schedule and maintain margin for your most important priorities, you must make some […]

Season 8, Episode 1: The Mindset That Will Limit Your Future [Podcast]  

(And How to Fix It). Welcome to Season 8, Episode 1 of the This Is Your Life 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. When it comes to outlook on relationships, business, family and life, we have a choice. We can […]

Encore Episode: Setting Up Camp in the Discomfort Zone [Podcast]  

7 Strategies for Making the Most of Challenging Situations. 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. 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 […]

Encore Episode: How to Lead Transformational Conversations [Podcast]  

10 Practical Strategies for Greater Influence. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how you can best leverage everyday conversations to make a difference in your relationships. 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 […]

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