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Last week I took my entire team on a Caribbean cruise to mark a major accomplishment. Celebrating success is something I really believe in.
Family is also something I really believe in—and that’s why we included not only our employees and key contractors, but also their spouses on the trip.
That meant accommodating more than thirty people, but I wouldn’t have missed the chance. It was the perfect opportunity to strengthen the team and recognize the people that make it all possible.
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.
“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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Do you remember what it was like in school to get your test back with a big, fat, red “F” written at the top? It was worse than flunking. It felt like an indictment, like a label. I’m a failure.
Those feelings stick with us and come back later in life too, don’t they? We miss a big goal. Failure. Lose a client. Failure. Get fired. Failure. Pretty soon we feel like we can’t win.
I’ve been there. I can remember sitting in the floor of an empty office with my business partner. The only thing the bank didn’t take was our phone. And the only way I could have been any lower is if there were a basement.
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.
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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I’m always surprised by what I learn at the movies. I go to be entertained. But many times I walk out of the theater with insights I can put to work in my life.
Over the weekend Gail and I saw the new Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway comedy, The Intern. It was great.
Twice a year I open registration to Platform University for one week and one week only. And today’s your last chance to join until next year. But you’re hesitating.
Why? I can think of ten key reasons. All I’m asking is a chance to address these very common objections.
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.
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.