Season 6, Episode 2: Your Guide to Greatness [Podcast]

How to Live Your Dreams and Leave a Legacy

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 2 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I talk with Lewis Howes about living our dreams and leaving a legacy.

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What is greatness? Lewis Howes defines it in his new book, The School of Greatness. Today he sits down with Michele and I to share how vision, adversity, and persistence can add up to success in our lives.

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Season 6, Episode 1: The Transformative Power of Suffering [Podcast]

Michele’s Journey Through Cancer

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 1 of the This Is Your Life podcast. My regular cohost, Michele Cushatt, is back after a harrowing battle with cancer. And in this first episode of the new season, we’re discussing the transformative power of suffering.

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“Nobody wants to talk about suffering, but it is invaluable.” So says Michele Cushatt on her return to This Is Your Life. In discussing her journey through cancer, Michele distills three key takeaways any listener can use to prepare for, get through, and benefit from a challenging turn of events.

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Season 5, Episode 13: Trash Your To-Do List [Podcast]

How to Do Less and Achieve More

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 13 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt, who—get this—will be back with us next week. But we have a great show for you right now. In this episode, we discuss how you can achieve more by doing less.

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Can you have too many opportunities? Ask an overburdened entrepreneur, executive, artist, or parent. Of course! An overabundance of opportunities create stress, burnout, and worse. What’s the solution? Trash your to-do list! Here’s how:

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Season 5, Episode 12: 4 Easy Steps to Affair-Proof Your Marriage [Podcast]

How to Protect What Matters Most

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 12 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss proven strategies to protect your marriage.

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Today’s world is full of crumbling marriages. I’m sure we’d all agree there are few things as important as rich, stable family life. But to protect what matters most, we have to be intentional. And the four steps we cover today are the best place to start.

But first, an announcement: Beginning today, I’m moving my podcast from Wednesdays to Mondays. Same great content, now just two days earlier.

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Season 5, Episode 11: The Treasure in the Trials [Podcast]

A Simple Question That Will Change Your Life

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 11 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 discover the treasures in the trials we all experience.

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No one gets through life without setbacks, and most of us face some kind of trial on a regular basis. Here’s one question you can ask that can turn the experience from a negative to a positive.

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Season 5, Episode 10: How to Safeguard Your Most Important Asset [Podcast]

4 Heart-Defending Disciplines

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 10 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss the most important asset for leaders and how to safeguard it.

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It affects our perspective and purpose. It impacts how we interact with our teams, potential clients, and customers. What is this critical leadership asset? It’s our heart. Today I’m sharing four disciplines to keep it in shape.

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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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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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Season 5, Episode 7: The Easy Way to Avoid a Hiring Fail [Podcast]

Save Time, Money, and Sanity with One Simple Principle

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 7 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how one simple principle can save you from a hiring fail.

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A lot of bad things happen when you hire the wrong people. They drain your energy, alienate clients, customers, and coworkers, and make life miserable. And you can avoid it all if you remember just one thing: some people come with batteries and some don’t.

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Season 5, Episode 6: The Danger in Dirty Words [Podcast]

Why Public Profanity Is Bad for Your Bottom Line

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 6 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt. In this episode, we discuss how foul language could be fouling up your business.

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We’ve all heard business leaders, coaches, and speakers who’ve made cussing part of their shtick. It can be tempting to emulate them, but there are several simple reasons public profanity can damage your brand and your bottom line. Do you know what they are?

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Season 5, Episode 5: How to Finally Achieve Work-Life Balance [Podcast]

3 Simple Secrets That Make It Possible

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 5 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 finally achieve work-life balance.

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Work-life balance is something we all struggle with, right? It’s so hard to find it can feel impossible. But it’s not. We just have to properly understand it. Today we’re covering three simple secrets that make it possible.

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