4 Reasons Your Leadership Suffers When You Cheat Sleep

Here’s What Your Late Nights are Really Costing You

If you’re an entrepreneur, corporate boss, or ministry leader, chances are good you’re not getting enough sleep. In fact, I’d bet money on it.

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The national average is short of seven hours a night. And that number, already below the recommended eight, is probably overstated. Why do I think that?

What You Can’t Afford to Miss When You Make a New Hire

3 Criteria to Ensure You Get the Best Fit for Your Team

It’s popular to say the customer is always right. It’s also not true. Whether you run a business, nonprofit, or ministry, your team comes first.

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Get the right team, and you’re off to the races. Hire the wrong team, and you’ll likely move slowly—maybe even backwards.

So what’s the trick for getting the best people in place?

Why Speaking Well of Your Spouse Is So Important

5 Reasons You Should Get in the Affirmation Business Today

As a leader, the health of your marriage directly affects the impact of your leadership. I have witnessed this time and time again. Being effective at work or in ministry begins by being effective at home.

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Early in our marriage, Gail and I attended a church led by a dynamic, thirty-something pastor. He was an extraordinary communicator. He was a wise and empathetic counselor. As a result, the church grew rapidly.

Set Your Life on a New Trajectory

My New Book, Living Forward, Shows You How to Get the Life You Want.

My friend Daniel Harkavy and I are pumped about our new book, Living Forward! It hits shelves in March, but we couldn’t wait to tell you all about it. To get a taste of what’s in store before it hits the stores, check out this video.

We’ve seen this process work countless times. If you’re looking for more clarity, courage, and control in your life, Living Forward will give you the perspective and you need and a proven plan you can follow.

Living Forward has already been endorsed by people like Tony Robbins, Dave Ramsey, Seth Godin, Andy Stanley, David Allen, Patrick Lencioni, Lysa TerKeurst, and fifty others. And there’s some big benefits for early adopters.

Daniel and I are giving away over $350 in bonus materials for you if you preorder Living Forward by February 29:

  • A free copy of the audiobook (worth $22)
  • Admission to live online launch event (worth $197)
  • Detailed action plan guide (worth $47)
  • Living Forward quickstart audio training (worth $47)
  • Complete library of Life Planning templates (worth $47)

You can find out more about these preorder bonuses—including our Leadership Package—by clicking here.

Living Forward offers you step-by-step process to go from where you are now to where you want to be—in your relationships, your career, your finances, your health—every area of your life that matters.

And if you act in the next few days, you’ll receive this exclusive of suite of powerful bonuses that will help you leverage the message for maximum impact.

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Question: Do you experience the level of clarity, courage, and control you want in life? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

Why It Never Helps to Pass the Buck

6 Battle-Tested Leadership Lessons from the Navy SEALs

I once had a boss who with the reputation of being very harsh. He could be hard on people. But that wasn’t my experience. Why? I knew the secret.

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My boss was definitely tough. On a few different occasions I saw him chew a person’s face off. But here’s why: He hated it when someone tried to shift blame for an outcome, especially someone in leadership.

Here’s How to Get a Free Copy of My New Book

Join the 'Living Forward' Book Launch Team and Help Spread the Word

It’s a little hard to believe, but my new book, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want, is almost here. I wrote it with my friend Daniel Harkavy to help people get from where they are now to where they really want to be—in every area of life.

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You can find out more about it here. I’m confident this book will make a huge impact in the lives of those who read it.

I’m also confident we can’t launch this book successfully without you. That’s why we are actively recruiting a Living Forward Launch Team to help us spread the news. If you’d like a chance to join, click here.

"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others." -Bill Gates

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The 10 Biggest Mistakes You’re Making with Goal-Setting [Free Webinar]

Find out How to Finally Get Traction in the New Year

It’s 2016! That means you’ve probably created some goals for the new year already or you’re in the process. But hang on.

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People have been making New Year’s resolutions since the time of the ancient Babylonians. I doubt they were much better at it than we are.

Why? Simple. Most of us make the same goal-setting mistakes year after year. I want to turn that around for you in 2016.

Ready to make progress in 2016? Sign up for my new webinar, The 10 Biggest Mistakes You’re Making with Goal Setting (And How to Fix Them). It’s free, but registration is limited.

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Why Now’s the Time to Stop Drifting and Design Your Best Year Ever

Watch My Free New Video Series and Discover 3 Powerful Questions That Can Change Your Life Starting Today

We all dream of great things for our lives, don’t we? A fulfilling marriage, happy kids, a meaningful and profitable career. We all know people who have achieved those things, so we know it’s possible.

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And the truth is most of us have already experienced more success than we realize. But wherever we are, most of us know that we haven’t reached our full potential either. Maybe we’re stuck or just don’t know the best way forward.

What if I told you the first step toward reaching that potential was as simple as answering just three questions?

Watch my free new video series, Design Your Life: A Proven System to Stop Drifting and Finally Achieve Your Best Year Ever, and discover three powerful questions that can make the next twelve months your best year ever.

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One Person No Leader Can Afford to Exclude

3 Reasons to Include The Spouses of Our Team Members

Last week I took my entire team on a Caribbean cruise to mark a major accomplishment. Celebrating success is something I really believe in.

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Michael Hyatt & Company Team – 2015 Cruise. Photo courtesy of Chris Niemeyer

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.

What Robert De Niro Taught Me About Leadership

10 Traits of Highly Effective Mentors

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.

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Over the weekend Gail and I saw the new Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway comedy, The Intern. It was great.