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Season 4, Episode 9: Don’t Bite That Apple [Podcast]

4 Temptations Every Leader Faces. Welcome to Season 4, Episode 9 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss four temptations every leader faces. Power amplifies who you are—the good, the bad, and the ugly. That means leaders have to be on their guard about […]

Why the Place You Live Determines Your Success

3 Reasons You Should Call the Movers if You’re Serious about Following Your Dream. Everyone knows the old line from the real estate business, “Location, location, location!” But did you know it can have a direct impact on your professional success and satisfaction? I’ve lived just outside Nashville for almost thirty years. Show More Summary

Why You Don’t Have to Be a Jerk to Win at Work

4 Ways Kindness Can Give You an Edge in Business. We sometimes think we have to be jerks to win at work. Standout leaders like Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos are famous for their tough approach. And we all know raging meaniacs set impossible standards and get amazing results, right? I spent most of my professional life in the publishing business. While I was president […]

No, You Don’t Need to be Great at Everything—and Why You Shouldn’t Even Try

One Belief Holding You Back in Business and Life. If you’re an entrepreneur at heart like me, it’s tempting to wear every hat in the business. This is especially true if you’re cursed with being halfway good at all those jobs. That’s not a compliment, by the way. I should emphasize the word cursed. Think of it this way: Would you intentionally hire someone […]

The 10 Characteristics of a Rockstar Executive Assistant

What Every Leader Needs to Know about the Most Important Member of the Team. You can’t make it on your own, and that’s not a putdown. It’s reality. And the bigger your goals, the more help you’re going to need in reaching them. In the corporate world, I relied heavily on my executive assistants. When I struck out on my own, I thought I could manage without one. Crazy. […]

Why Going Outdoors Makes You Smarter, Stronger, and More Spiritual

3 Life-Changing Benefits of Nature You Can’t Afford to Miss. Whether we’re in our homes, in our cars, or in our offices, we spend most of our days removed from nature—and it’s not good for us. I just returned from a fishing trip on the Big Horn River in Montana, and I’m on sabbatical right now in Maine. I live outside Nashville, Tennessee, and one […]

How to Use the Gratitude Advantage at Work

6 Tactics for Powering Your Success by Expressing Thanks. Lona Collins is 107 years old. When a reporter asked what she does to stay young, she said gratitude. “Don’t go crabbin’,” she advised. Most of us know about the gratitude advantage. Show More Summary

The Most Valuable Missing Ingredient in Your Fitness Routine

5 Reasons You Should Seriously Consider Adding Strength Training to Your Workout Today. I’ve been running for years now. It s an essential part of my health and fitness—and even my business. But if you’re like me, there could be something missing from your workout routine. Show More Summary

How to Build a Profitable Social Media Sales Funnel [Free Webinar]

Create a Foolproof Facebook Marketing System, Find Your Best Customers, and Skyrocket Your Sales. I’d like to invite you to join me for a free, live Webinar with my friend, Amy Porterfield, on Tuesday, May 26, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern (1:00 p.m. Show More Summary

What Has Been Your Experience in Setting Goals? [Survey]

Almost 10,000 people have gone through my 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever course. While I am thrilled with the results, I am not content. My team and I have already begun work on the 2016 edition of the course. We have discovered some ground-breaking new research that will be a game-changer for most […]

5 Ways Reading Makes You a Better Leader

The Science Behind Reading and Influence. Pollsters say reading is in decline. As an author and former publishing executive, the statistics make me wince. But I’m optimistic for another reason. Why? A readership crisis is really a leadership crisis. And for people who know how to respond, crisis is just another way of saying opportunity. Click here for more. Or, better […]

Don’t Hire People Unless the Batteries Are Included

5 Signs a Potential Employee Will Drain Your Team of Precious Energy, Creativity, and Joy. Some gadgets come with batteries and some don’t. If I told you it’s the same with people, what kind would you like to work with: those with or without batteries? I picked up this metaphor from a recent episode of Dan Sullivan’s 10XTalk Podcast. Show More Summary

How Much Business Is Your Profanity Costing You?

3 Reasons to Cut the Cussing. I follow a lot of speakers, bloggers, and podcasters who swear on stage, on screen, and at the microphone. I’m no fan of profanity, but I’ll wade through it if there’s a payoff. I’ve made huge gains in my personal and professional life from people who could make sailors blush. But here’s the thing: I […]

Season 3, Episode 11: How to Lead Transformational Conversations [Podcast]

10 Practical Strategies for Greater Influence. Welcome to Season 3, Episode 11 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this eleventh episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how you can lead transformational conversations. 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 […]

The Fastest Way to Get Clarity about Your Future

5 Simple Steps to Get Straight and Get Moving. Have you had this experience? You’re traveling in a new city, using your GPS to find your destination. But the route doesn’t seem to match reality. Suddenly, you’re in a strange place with cars buzzing by and no clarity about where to turn next. How do you get where you want to go? Maybe you’re unsure […]

3 Reasons We Should Be Slow to Judge

Why Criticism Can Be More like Poison than Medicine. When I think of key leadership qualities, decisiveness is always high on the list. The ability to quickly size up a situation and act is essential. But sometimes we can be too fast. And that’s especially true when it comes to criticism. Click here for more. Or, better yet, subscribe via email and get my […]

3 Ways You’re Giving up Power with Your Words

How the Way You Speak Can Sabotage Your Success. Our words can be powerful tools to accomplish our goals. But sometimes the things we say can sabotage our success. I have led, counseled, and mentored people for decades now. One thing I’ve noticed time and again is how much power our words possess. Whether we’re speaking, blogging, selling, or debating, we rely on our […]

Please Take My 2015 Reader Survey

Help Me Create Content That Serves Your Needs. I want to ensure my platform does the best possible job of answering your needs and interests. And that means I need to know more about you. To do that, I’ve created my 2015 Reader Survey. Would you please take a few minutes to fill out the survey? By doing so, you will ultimately be […]

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