Blog Profile / Michael Hyatt: Leadership

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Archived Since:January 24, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Why Leaders Can’t Over-Communicate

5 Reasons to Speak Up and Speak Often. Leaders face a lot of problems, but poor communication is one they often create for themselves. In fact, nine in ten employees say it sabotages the success of executives, according to one study. The same study found the second biggest problem area for leaders was a lack of clear directions. I think this probably applies […]

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 […]

Yes, We Have No Office

Why Remote Working Is a Strategic Advantage for Now. I almost took a strategic misstep a few months back. Ever since I started my company, our team has worked remotely. We have twenty people in several different cities producing unparalleled results. But I wanted an office. With the help of a great agent, we narrowed the search to 10,000 square feet in the perfect […]

Why You Aren’t Dead Yet

Proof That Your Most Important Days Are Still Ahead. You may be old. You may be sick. You may be divorced. You may be out of work. You may be broke. You are still here for a reason.

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. Show More Summary

3 Ways to Treat the Scourge of Cynicism

What to Do if Your Organization Is Infected with the Disease. I hate cynicism. It is like cancer to the human soul. It is especially deadly when it infects an organization.

How to Sync up Your Team for Success

Do You Know the 3 Components for Effective Alignment?. While weak leaders blame their followers for a lack of alignment, strong leaders know that it is their responsibility to create it. Alignment doesn’t just happen. It is created. Here are three ways to make it happen with your team.

7 Steps to Gain More Confidence Now

A Proven Path to Overcome Fear and Reach Your Goals. Whenever I speak with leaders about their greatest struggles, the answer I hear more than any other is a lack of confidence. It’s a universal affliction. Early in my career, I suffered from almost crippling social anxiety. Show More Summary

Season 7, Episode 13: 10 Reasons Every Leader Needs a Blog [Podcast]

(And How to Get Started). Welcome to Season 7, Episode 13 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss why we think blogging is an absolute must for leaders today. 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. […]

7 Ways to Get Your Team to Take More Initiative

Try These Proven Methods to Spur Action and Get Results. Self-starters who take action and get things done are essential to any effective organization. But what are you supposed to do if your teammates don’t show initiative? I was recently talking with a friend. Show More Summary

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5 Characteristics of Weak Leaders

(And How Not to Be One). General McClellan had significant character flaws that I believe serve as a warning signs to anyone in leadership. Ultimately, these cost him dearly: He lost Lincoln’s confidence, his job, and a run for the White House (against Lincoln). Worse, they prolonged the Civil War and cost the lives of tens of thousands of soldiers on both sides of the conflict.

Season 7, Episode 11: 5 Ways to Build Trust with Your Tribe [Podcast]

How to Quickly Gain Rapport. Welcome to Season 7, Episode 11 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the importance of building trust with those you serve. If you’re going to develop your leadership, you have to get people to buy into you before they buy into your message. You have to show […]

Where Are You in Building Online Influence?

Take My Free 8-Minute Platform GPS Assessment and Find Out. If you’ve got a nine-to-five, work in consulting, or travel as a speaker, you already know this: To make more money or have more impact, you’ve got to work more hours. But trading time for dollars doesn’t scale. Show More Summary

Why Not Architect Your Own Life?

Design the Life You Want by Aligning Your Vision, Priorities, and Actions. We usually take our workplaces for granted, don’t we? But skyscrapers are colossal achievements. Architects must design them with variables like winds, earthquakes, communication, traffic, and the surrounding environment in mind. Show More Summary

The Four Disciplines of the Heart

How to Fight Back When You Feel Discouraged. Life is hard. It's easy to lose heart. That's why it is essential that we cultivate the disciplines of the heart, so we have the resources to face life's challenges.

Season 7, Episode 10: How To Frustrate Those You Lead [Podcast]

13 Mistakes Every Leader Should Avoid. Welcome to Season 7, Episode 10 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of the most annoying mistakes made by leaders today. 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 […]

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