Blog Profile / Michael Hyatt: Productivity


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Archived Since:January 24, 2010

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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. Show More Summary

8 Reasons You’re Exhausted, Overwhelmed, and Unproductive

A Simple Diagnostic Checklist to Get Back on Your Feet at Work. I don’t have to go to the doctor very often. But when I do go, I notice they follow the same routine. It only takes a few minutes, but they start by checking my weight, pulse, blood pressure, and other vitals. The idea is to get a quick read on my overall health. Getting a […]

An Invitation to Join My Productivity Focus Group

One of the most popular topics I write about is productivity. And I hear regularly that people are very interested in a course on how to cut distractions, save time, and get results. I have good news. I’ve been hard at work developing my productivity approach over the years. I’ve intentionally refined it down to […]

How to Nail Your Goals with This Simple Secret

4 Keys to Accomplish the Goals You Keep Missing. Most of us start pursuing our goals with great focus and intensity, but roadblocks inevitably surface before we’re far down the road. We might be tempted to quit, or simply redouble our efforts in an effort to scale the obstacle, but the secret may be tossing our strategy out the window and trying an alternate […]

Encore Episode: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less [Podcast]

An Interview with Greg McKeown, Author of ‘Essentialism’. In this twelfth episode from Season 3 of the This Is Your Life podcast, Michele Cushatt and I interview Greg McKeown, best-selling author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. Show More Summary

Are Your Friends and Coworkers Killing Your Energy?

3 Ways to Get a Boost from Your Relationships Instead. There’s only so much time in a day—just twenty-four hours last I checked. And there’s no optional upgrade or booster pack available. Time is fixed. But your energy has flex. Our energy expands or contracts through the day based on variables like rest, nutrition, and exercise. Show More Summary

9 Research-Backed Ways to Spark Your Creativity

The Truth Is You’re Already More Creative Than You Know. Creativity is essential to leadership and business. But we don’t always feel very creative. And I know some people doubt they’re creative at all. The good news is that all of us can easily become more creative. How? I have mixed feelings about travel. In fact, I changed my whole business model so I could […]

Dial Back the Crazy by Spring Cleaning Your Calendar

4 Steps to Reclaim Your Schedule Today. It’s that time of year, right? Spring cleaning. It’s an annual tradition that goes back forever. And most of us get a piece of the action. Seven in ten Americans participate every year. I’ve seen dozens of spring cleaning checklists, tips, and shortcuts. But there’s one thing most of these lists miss, and it’s usually […]

My Favorite iOS Apps for Taking Notes with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

7 Apps That Finally Make the Dream of Digital Note-Taking Fun and Easy. I have had a long and tempestuous history with the iPad. It started with the first generation iPad released in 2010. I then bought every new generation, hoping that it would become a tool I could use in meetings to take notes, add tasks to my to-do list, and do research. Eventually, I stopped using […]

The Fastest, Cheapest Way to Learn Evernote

Fresh Edition of ‘Evernote Essentials’ Offers More Value than Ever Before. I am an Evernote junkie. I use it everyday. It is a major part of my workflow. In fact, I have written dozens of posts about it. But often people are overwhelmed by it. They aren’t quite sure where to begin. I always recommend they get a copy of Brett Kelly’s amazing ebook, Evernote Essentials. […]

12 Proven Productivity Hacks to Help You Win Every Day

Set Yourself up to Perform at Your Peak. Tell me you’ve had this experience: You start out with the best of intentions. Today is the day you’re going to slay your to-do list and bring home a major win. But… Life happens. And it doesn’t just happen—it happens like a tornado. Suddenly you’re behind, and it feels like there’s no hope of catching […]

How I Optimize My iPhone for Maximum Productivity

All the Apps on My Home Screen and How I Use Them. I’ve owned an iPhone since 2007. It’s become one of the most important tools I possess. I use it for everything. Well, not everything. But close. Like a lot of executives, when the iPhone debuted I used a BlackBerry. At the time, it was the perfect tool for email, contacts, my calendar, and limited Web […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Take a Nap Every Day

Maximize a Midday Snooze and Start Winning Like the Best Nappers Do. Many successful people were nappers. In this post I share five key benefits of napping, along with five tips for maximizing the experience.

Season 7, Episode 1: How Vision Affects Productivity [Podcast]

Get More Motivation in Seven Easy Steps. Welcome to Season 7, Episode 1 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the dynamic relationship between vision and productivity. 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 […]

How to Get Out of That Funk

5 Simple Tricks to Tame Your Mood and Tackle Your Day. The easiest way to get out of that funk is to change your physiology. It's surprisingly easy and fast. Here’s a five-step formula.

One Key Ingredient in a Team Worth Working For

And Here’s a Hint: It’s Not Talent, Skill, or Expertise. Is there anything more frustrating than trying to accomplish a big goal with someone who’s negative, unimaginative, and defensive? Thankfully, it’s been a while since I’ve tried. Show More Summary

I Was Wrong About the Apple Watch

5 Reasons Why I Am Loving It. I finally bought the Apple Watch after saying I wouldn’t. I looked at it twice in the Apple Store. I even tried it on. I just couldn’t find a compelling reason to buy one. But this past week, my watch stopped. I was overdue for a new one. So, once again, I decided to check […]

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