I am honored to be included in this list of recommended podcasts from Success magazine. I am doubly honored to be their #1 recommmendation.

Date: January 29, 2015
Appearance: Now Hear This: 9 Podcasts to Enrich Your Mind and Soul
Outlet: Success Magazine
Format: Magazine

Season 3, Episode 03: The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person [Podcast]

6 Steps for Resolving Poor Hiring Decisions

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 3 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this third episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the best way to handle the firing and layoff process.

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Letting someone go from your organization is hard. In fact, it should be. But sometimes it’s necessary, and it’s there a simple, six-step process for creating the best possible outcome.

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Season 3, Episode 02: The Right Way to Hire the Right People [Podcast]

6 Guidelines for Developing a Solid Hiring Process

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 2 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss a proven six-point hiring process to ensure you find the right fit for your team.

Season 3, Episode 02: The Right Way to Hire the Right People [Podcast]

We all want our businesses to succeed, and most of us know we can improve our odds by recruiting high-quality employees. Unfortunately, it’s easy to make costly hiring mistakes. I’ve sure done it. But I’ve also used what I learned the hard way to develop a system to hire the very best.

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Season 3, Episode 01: How You Can Better Control Your Time [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 1 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this first episode of the season Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to make sure the urgent doesn’t crowd out the important.

Season 3, Episode 01: How You Can Better Control Your Time [Podcast]

The truth is that when it comes to how you spend your time, you have a choice. You can either live in proactive mode, according to a plan you’ve developed or you can live in reactive mode, according to the demands of others.

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Season 2, Episode 13: How Do You Decide What Content to Give Away for Free (and 12 Other Listener Questions) [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 13 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this thirteenth and final episode of the season, Michele Cushatt and I take questions from my listeners.

How Do You Decide What Content To Give Away for Free

I get questions daily from my listeners and readers. Unfortunately, I don’t have the time to answer them all. So Michele and I decided we would collect them, pick the most common ones, and then devote the thirteenth episode of this season to answering them.

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Season 2, Episode 12: My Craziest, Most Memorable Christmas Stories [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 12 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this twelfth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of my crazy Christmas memories. I can’t believe she got me to share some of these!

My Crazy, Most Memorable Christmas Stories

Spoiler Alert: In case you listen to my podcast with young children around, I blow Santa’s cover during this episode. I reveal how I discovered he is made-up. If this shocking truth might upset your children, please use earphones!

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Season 2, Episode 11: The 5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes Leaders Make [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 11 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this eleventh episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the five most common mistakes leaders make in hiring people.

5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes Leaders Make

Nothing can accelerate the growth of your business faster than hiring the right person. Similarly, nothing can derail it faster than bringing in the wrong person. If you are going to succeed in business (or even in a non-profit organization), you must get really good at hiring great people.

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Season 2, Episode 10: 10 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Setting Goals (and How to Fix Them) [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 10 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this tenth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the ten most common mistakes when it comes to goal-setting.

10 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Goal Setting

It’s that time of year when people begin planning for next year. That’s why I have been talking about it so much during the last week. I have also just released the newest edition of my goal-setting course, 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever.

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Season 2, Episode 09: The 3 Forces That Shape Character [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 9 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this ninth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the importance of character and the forces that shape it.

3 Forces That Shape Character

Charisma may be useful in attracting a following, but it is largely useless when it comes to achieving a long-term, positive impact on the people and organizations we lead. For this, we need character. Effective leadership is an inside-out job.

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Season 2, Episode 07: How Book Publishing Has Changed and What it Means for You [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 7 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this seventh episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the changing world of book publishing. If you are an author—or an aspiring author—this episode is for you.

How Book Publishing Has Changed and What it Means for You

I am always surprised by how many people have either written or want to write a book. According to my last reader survey, 65 percent of my audience fits into this category.

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Season 2, Episode 06: What to Do When You Are Forced to Wait [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 6 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this sixth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the difficulty of waiting.

What to Do When You Are Forced to Wait

I am good at a few things, but waiting is not one of them. Whether it is being put on hold when I call a business, sitting in the waiting room of my dentist’s office, or standing in the security line at the airport, I am impatient.

How about you?

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