Blog Profile / Michael Hyatt: Leadership

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Archived Since:January 24, 2010

Blog Post Archive

How to Get Away From It All

5 Ways to Leave Work Behind and Reboot Your Soul. Periodically, you need to reboot your spirit. But how? In a recent vacation I experienced five keys to renewal that I want to replicate in my future outings.

3 Habits of Highly Effective Coaches

How to Step Back, Ask Questions, and Get Results. If you’ve ever had the benefit of a great coach, you know just how powerful coaching can be. But leaders know it can sometimes be difficult to coach the people on your own team. It’s one of the main reasons people are reluctant to delegate work in their Drudgery and Disinterest Zones. It takes so […]

Three Reasons You Can’t Afford That High Maintenance Client

How to Spot the Relationships that Will Only Drag You Down. I don’t mean to sound unkind, but there are just some people you are not called to serve. You can spend all your time caught up in the drama of their demands and accusations, or you can move on. The sooner you cut the cord, the more productive—and happy—you’ll be.

6 Ways to Energize Your Team

Major Motivators that Build Trust and Increase Success. As a leader, you have an effect on people. When you leave the room, people ether feel taller or smaller. This is an almost superhero power, but, unfortunately, leaders are often unconscious of it.

How Deep Work Can Change Your Life Forever

3 Strategies to Overcome the Distractions. How many of your work hours are wasted on distractions? Probably more than you think. Financial management service Think Money researched the question, and their findings are eye-opening. According to their 2015 report, distractions annually eat up 759 hours per worker. Show More Summary

The One Thing You Need to Create Wow Experiences

How to Overcome the 5 Obstacles to Excellence. If we are going to create wow experiences, we must become courageous. This is a personal, psychological bridge we need to cross. What we want—that wow experience—is on the other side of the ravine. There’s no other way to get there from here.

How Do You Stand Out in Today’s Crowded Marketplace?

4 Lessons on Innovation from a Successful Female Entrepreneur. The economist Tyler Cowen says the last few decades have seen the rise of what he calls the complacent class. It may not seem like it, but the numbers show people are sticking with jobs longer, relocating rarely, and innovating less. Show More Summary

Why I Decided to Publish a Paper Planner

Achieve Your Greatest Goals by Keeping Them in Your Day-to-Day Routine. Late last year I read David Sax’s new book, The Revenge of Analog. The premise? After years of being pushed aside by digital solutions, analog applications have been making a surprising comeback. Show More Summary

4 Essential Disciplines for Getting Things Done

How to Avoid the Death of Your Project. Do you remember the last time a major initiative died in your organization? Did it go down with a loud crash, or was it slowly and quietly suffocated by competing priorities? Organizations operate within a whirlwind of activity. Show More Summary

Why United’s PR Disaster Didn’t Fly

In Time of Crisis CEOs Must Exercise Extreme Ownership. United Airlines CEO Oscar Muñoz apologized Tuesday afternoon to the doctor who was forcibly removed from an over-packed Chicago-to-Louisville flight on Sunday. Muñoz called it a...Show More Summary

What Could an Online Course Be Worth to Your Business?

Discover Course Creation Essentials in Amy Porterfield’s Free Master Class. I was amazed to hear the other day that online education is now a 100-plus billion dollar industry. But to be honest, I’m not totally surprised. Based on the way business is changing, the Internet is not just another way to learn new information. Show More Summary

The Most Under-Appreciated Characteristic of Strong Leadership

3 Ways to Leverage Humility and Avoid the Trap of Overconfidence. As leaders, we must remain humble. If we don’t, we risk large-scale, public failures that will have a catastrophic, negative impact on the people we are trying to lea...

How I Reconciled Professional Ambition and My Personal Life

What the Enneagram Taught Me About Steering Clear of the Dangers. When I was a young executive I had a level of stamina that was nearly supernatural. I could get locked onto a goal and not eat, not sleep, just stay focused on it until I achieved it. But as I recently told my friends Ian Cron and Suzanne Stabile on their excellent The Road Back […]

What to Do When You Hate Your Job

7 Strategies to Make the Best of a Bad Situation. Many people feel trapped in a job they hate but don’t believe they can quit. They feel stuck and, as a result, their life is miserable. Do you know someone like this?

How to Be a More Energetic Leader

5 Things You Can Do Today to Regain Stamina and Enthusiasm. On a recent Catalyst Podcast, Andy Stanley said, “The best thing a leader can bring to his team is his energy” (quoting Bill Hybels).... The good news is that you can be a more energetic leader by becoming more aware and intentional about developing it.

What Happens When You Confuse Friends, Critics, and Trolls

3 Key Differences and What They Mean to Your Business. If you are a leader, you are going to attract critics. It is inevitable. In fact, if you are’t attracting critics, you should be wondering why. Criticism is normal.

The Secret to Hiring Great People

5 Steps to Give Your Organization a Personnel Push. Leaders frequently tell me they have a hard time recruiting great people to join their organizations. When I ask about their hiring process, I often find one missing element: sales....Show More Summary

How Leaders Make It Right When They Blow It

5 Necessary Steps to a Mended Relationship. If you’re in a position of leadership, chances are better than good you’re going to blow it with your people sooner or later. It’s like messing things up in your marriage. Don’t ask me how I know this, but it’s inevitable from time to time. There are pluses and minuses to that comparison, but one […]

Are You Confusing Leadership and Control?

4 Ways You Can Become a Person of Influence. I am not the first person to make this observation, but it is worth repeating. Too often, I meet young leaders are frustrated because they can’t control every aspect of the process. If only the sales department reported to me, I could improve my results.“

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