How to Use Evernote to Overcome the Biggest Challenge in Achieving Your Goals

When it comes to achieving our goals, the biggest challenge usually isn’t a lack of resources or time. It’s our own memory.


It doesn’t matter how big or important a goal is, if we don’t review it, it’ll fade from memory. It’s almost as simple as the old saying: “Out of sight, out of mind.”

The Habit of Generosity: 3 Ways Giving Beats Receiving

Nothing characterizes the Christmas season like generosity, the generosity of God to us and us to each other.


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Gift giving has been an important part of Christmas ever since the Three Wise Men presented their gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. But sometimes it can seem like receiving gifts is the main point of the holiday.

Early Bird Special on ‘5 Days to Your Best Year Ever’ Ends Today

Except maybe the time around our birthday, no single period in the year can bring us to a place of deep reflection about the past and future like the days leading up to Christmas and New Year’s.

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It’s like hitting the pause button on life. Even if it’s only for a few hours, we can slow things down long enough to evaluate how things went in the last twelve months and what we’d like to make happen in the next twelve.

But we can’t keep things paused forever. Inevitably, life ramps back up, and the moment to pause and reflect vanishes. What will you do to maximize your moment?

The Real Reason You’re Afraid to Set Goals for 2015

Joy is one of hardest feelings to hold onto, isn’t it? Fear is always crouching nearby ready to snatch it from us.

The Real Reason You’re Afraid to Set Goals for 2015

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In Daring Greatly Brené Brown talks about “foreboding joy,” the idea that some sort of disaster looms just around the corner no matter how promising things look for the moment. Instead of experiencing joy, even when things are going well, we feel worry, fear, and dread.

I am looking forward to doing a goal-setting webinar with my friend Amy Porterfield. It is open to the public.

Date: December 17, 2014
Time: 12:00-01:30 pm CST
Event: Goal-Setting Webinar with Amy Porterfield
Topic: Get What You Want This Year: 5 Secrets for Finally Accomplishing Your Biggest Goals
Sponsor: Amy Porterfield
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

In this episode of the The Chalene Show, my friend Chalene Johnson interviews me about how to create your best year ever.

Date: December 8, 2014
Appearance: “Creating Your Best Year Ever”
Outlet: The Chalene Show
Format: Podcast

In this episode of the Chris LoCurto podcast, my friend Chris LoCurto interviews me about the topic of goal-setting. This is actually a two-part interview: Part 1 and Part 2.

Date: December 9, 2014
Appearance: “Your Best Year Ever with Michael Hyatt”
Outlet: Chris LoCurto Show
Format: Podcast

In this episode of Beyond the To-Do List, my friend Erik Fisher interviews me about the topic of goal-setting.

Date: December 8, 2014
Appearance: “Goals: Michael Hyatt on Permission to Dream, Limiting Beliefs and Writing a New Chapter”
Outlet: Beyond the To-Do List
Format: Podcast