How to Skyrocket Your Impact [Free New Video Series]

Narrow Your Focus, Create Momentum for Your Message, and Reach Thousands

We all like options, but when it comes to making an impact in the world today, the number of choices can be paralyzing.

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If you’ve got something to say or sell, you’ve probably thought about launching a blog or podcast, advertising on Facebook or Twitter, and investigating marketing and email strategies.

Or maybe you’re further along and weighing even bigger investments of time and money, but you’re unsure about how to proceed and in what direction.

My new three-part video series, Skyrocket Your Impact: A Proven Plan for Reaching Thousands with Your Message, will help you create momentum for your message—whether you’re just getting started or you already have a large following but want to grow it into a full-­time business. Registration is free. Click here to find out more and get instant access to Video No. 1.

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Why Sometimes You Need to Fire Your Customers

What It’s Costing You to Serve Everyone as if There’s No Limit

If you’ve ever worked in retail—and even if you haven’t—you’ve probably heard the phrase, “the customer is always right.” But just because you’ve heard it doesn’t make it true.

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My daughter Megan enjoys the BBC show, Mr. Selfridge, about pioneering retailer Jeremy Selfridge. Supposedly, he was one of the people to popularize the phrase that still rings in our ears all these years later in just about every sphere of business.

Why You’re Unhealthy, Stuck, and Miserable

One Trick Anyone Can Use to Improve Their Circumstances Starting Today

I hear from people all the time who feel stuck in bad jobs, bad habits, and bad relationships. And when it comes down to it, I have one single piece of advice.

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It’s pretty simple, actually. Ready? Here it goes: Stop thinking about it. No, I don’t mean live in denial. What I do mean is shift your focus.

How To Lead Even When You’re Scared

And Why Great Leaders Learn to Embrace Their Fear

We’ve all felt it. Right before you try a new idea for the first time, there’s always that moment of panic. Is this really going to work? Is it too late to back out?


I say “panic,” but let’s call it what it is: self-doubt. Deep down, whenever you put yourself out there, you secretly wonder … do I have what it takes?

Season 5, Episode 9: Banish the Guilt About Making Money [Podcast]

4 Reasons You Should Never Feel Conflicted

Welcome to Season 5, 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 why making money is a good thing.

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Everybody needs money to live, yet a lot of people feel guilty about making it. I want to turn that around. Today we’re talking about why you should never feel conflicted about doing it for the money.

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The Influence and Impact Summit Is Finally Here

For One Week Only Top Presenters Reveal How They Reach Millions

It’s finally here. If you have something to say or sell, you’re going to love my new Influence and Impact Summit. And it starts today.


What is it? Imagine more than twenty amazing presenters who have achieved tremendous results in business and life. Imagine they’re sharing their secrets, strategies, fears, insights, hacks, and victories. And imagine participation is both free and virtual—you can view wherever you are, whenever it fits your schedule.

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4 Stages for Creating Maximum Impact for Your Message

The Inside Scoop on My Content Strategy

I create a lot of content across my blog, podcast, online courses, books, and membership site. And sometimes readers and other content creators wonder about my strategy.


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The other day I heard from a reader who not only follows my blog and podcast, but is also a Platform University member and follows #VirtualMentor. When he heard about my new Influence and Impact Summit, he was shocked. “You produce so much great content that it’s becoming almost impossible to follow you fully,” he said. “What is your strategy?”

Well, I’ll tell you.

3 Winning Elements of Pope Francis’ Leadership Style

Understanding the Source of His Influence and Impact

During his recent trip to America, Pope Francis addressed the U.S. Congress and the United Nations. And the truth is leaders of all kinds have a lot to learn from him.


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Francis is enormously popular. But whatever we personally think about this particular pope—pro or con—or the Catholic Church, it doesn’t change the fact that he has been a standout leader worth studying.

What makes his leadership style so effective? Based on what I’ve seen and heard, I’d say it comes down to three primary elements.

Season 5, Episode 8: Why It’s Time for You to Stop Trying [Podcast]

How to Achieve More in 3 Game-Changing Steps

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 8 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how to get past trying and finally start achieving.

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Sometimes our language, indecision, and lack of commitment can keep us from reaching our goals. But what if we could change our thinking and finally accomplish what matters most?

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The Fastest Way to Increase Your Influence and Impact

Discover How the World’s Top Leaders Reach Millions in My FREE Online Summit

We all have unique insights and solutions to offer. But how can we have the influence and impact we desire?


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It seems like there are a million obstacles to overcome, right? Everything from technical and tactical knowhow to inner fears and doubts.

We know we could improve the world with our message, but how do we get it out? It can feel like a tough and daunting climb. I know exactly how you feel because I’ve scaled that hill as well.

If you’re looking to go to the top with your platform, my new Influence and Impact Summit offers the map you need. You’ll learn in just days what it took me years to discover. It’s the biggest online teaching event I’ve ever hosted, and attendance is totally free.

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