Want More Twitter Followers? [Podcast S06E05]

My Top 12 Hacks to Double Your Reach

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 5 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to expand your reach on Twitter.

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Twitter has been one of the most important tools for building my platform. It drives traffic, increases engagement, and allows me to share valuable resources with my readers. With more than a quarter million followers, I’ve learned what works and what doesn’t, and I want to share my top twelve hacks with you.

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"Trade your expectations for appreciation and your world changes instantly." -Tony Robbins.

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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.


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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How to Say No Without Feeling Guilty [Podcast S06E04]

8 Strategies for Creating More Margin

Welcome to Season 6, Episode # of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to say no without feeling guilty.

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If you’re a recovering people pleaser like me, you don’t want to miss this episode. In fact, you can’t afford to miss it. Nothing will eat up your margin and reduce your impact like saying yes too often. But today we’re discussing eight ways you can turn that around.

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"Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability." -Roy L. Smith

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Why Giving Thanks Gives You an Edge

One Simple and Proven Reason Gratitude is the Winning Attitude

Duke University’s Mike Krzyzewski is the winningest coach in college basketball. His players have won over a thousand games and five national championships. And I know his secret.

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Before their 2015 tournament, Coach K and his players and coaches wrote the names of people who had helped them on a ball. They took it with them everywhere they went.

“Players started carrying the ball around—to team meals, on the plane, at practices, in the locker room,” Coach K told Success magazine. “Some of the guys even slept with it—had it right there with them in their rooms.”

If Your Life Were a Game, What Would the Score Be?

Take My Free 10-Minute LifeScore™ Assessment and Find Out

You’ve no doubt heard the business adage, “What you don’t measure, you can’t improve.” It’s certainly true in business, sports, and science, but what about life?


What if you could measure yourself in the areas that matter most—so that you can improve? What if you could get an overall score for your life, take it to the next level, and create the life you want?

Well, now you can.

Change Your Story, Change Your Life [Podcast S06E03]

It’s Not What Happens to You But How You Interpret What Happens to You

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 3 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how we can take control of our lives by taking contour of our stories.

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The stories we tell ourselves about what has happened to us shape our lives. But are we aware that we have the power to interpret those stories in ways that help rather than hinder us? Many people aren’t, but today we explain how we can take control of our stories—and our lives.

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Writing is the only way I have to explain my own life to myself. -Pat Conroy

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How to Maximize Your Conversations This Holiday Season

9 Questions You and Your Family Can Ask Around the Table

We are almost in the holiday season, and that means a lot of great things: fun memories, good food, and more. But it also means a few challenges.


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You know one of my big ones? Let’s visit the Honest Planet for a minute. It’s awkward conversations.

You probably know what I mean. With all the parties and get-togethers, there’s almost no way to avoid those dead-end discussions, off-the-wall observations, and random rabbit trails that leave you feeling like you need to leave early, is there?

Your Guide to Greatness [Podcast S06E02]

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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