Happy People Are More Magnetic [Podcast S08E09]

How to Become One in 7 Steps

Welcome to Season 8, Episode 9 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to become a happy, magnetic person. I want to be a happy person that other people want to be around. But that doesn’t happen by accident—it’s intentional. In today’s episode, we give you […]

How to Lead in the Face of Criticism [Podcast S08E08]

(And Why Being Offended Is a Choice)

Welcome to Season 8, Episode 8 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to lead in the face of criticism. Criticism is inevitable, especially as your success and business grow. In today’s episode, we give you four foundational truths to remember so you can remain grounded […]

Do You Want to Wow Your Customers? [Podcast S08E07]

5 Questions That Make It Easy

Welcome to Season 8, Episode 7 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to wow your customers. Today’s marketplace is more noisy and competitive than it’s ever been. If you want to capture—and keep—your audience’s attention, wow needs to be a part of your business plan. In […]

So You’re Crazy-Busy [Podcast S08E06]

6 Ways to Reclaim Your Free Time

Welcome to Season 8, Episode 6 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to reclaim much-needed free time when you feel like you have none. In his excellent book on margin, Richard Swenson, M.D. describes margin like this: “Margin is the space between our load and our […]

How to Conquer Your Email Inbox [Podcast S08E05]

(In 4 Easy Steps)

Welcome to Season 8, Episode 5 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss a proven process for conquering your email inbox. Every day we’re bombarded with emails from friends, family, co-workers, employers, customers, companies, schools, potential clients, credit card companies, etc. It can be overwhelming and seemingly impossible […]

How to Be a Storm-Proof Leader [Podcast S08E04]

5 Survival Secrets for Tough Times

Welcome to Season 8, Episode 4 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how you can become a storm-proof leader. Change and conflict aren’t new. Tough times WILL come—it’s a guarantee. For that reason, you and I need to learn how we’re going to respond before the storm […]

How to Vacation Like a Pro [Podcast S08E03]

7 Steps for Recharging with Intention

Welcome to Season 8, Episode 3 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of our best tips on getting the most out of your time away. Taking a break and recharging is vital for your individual and family health. However, you’ve probably realized how much work goes […]

If You Want to Be Successful, Be Less Accessible [Podcast S08E02]

(7 Simple Steps)

Welcome to Season 8, Episode 2 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss 7 simple steps to being more intentional about how you spend your time. If you are going to live according to a realistic schedule and maintain margin for your most important priorities, you must make some […]

The Mindset That Will Limit Your Future [Podcast S08E01]

(And How to Fix It)

Welcome to Season 8, Episode 1 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss one of the most limiting mindsets and what you can do to fix it if you have it. When it comes to outlook on relationships, business, family and life, we have a choice. We can […]

Encore Episode: Setting Up Camp in the Discomfort Zone [Podcast]

7 Strategies for Making the Most of Challenging Situations

In this episode, Stu McLaren (who filled in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt) and I discuss the importance of setting up camp in the discomfort zone. If you’re an entrepreneur or leader of any kind you’re going to face discomfort and difficulty. But here’s the good news: These are the times we most grow […]