Blow Up Your Blog! [Podcast S06E12]

10 Ways to Boost Your Blog Traffic This Week

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 12 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to blow up your blog traffic.

We blog because we have something to share, right? A message, a story, a solution we think will make a difference. But sometimes it seems like no one is paying attention. What does it take to multiply your audience and increase engagement? Here are ten ways to boost your traffic this week.

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Why I’ve Brought Comments Back

After a Year-Long Experiment, I’ve Changed My Mind

A year ago I decided to pull comments from my blog. I did it as an experiment, but I was pretty convinced it was the right thing to do. Then I wasn’t so sure.

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After a while, I missed comments. Still, I decided to stay with it for at least a year and measure the results. Well, the results are in.

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.

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.

How to Lead Your Leader [Podcast S06E11]

8 Ways to Coach Your Boss

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 11 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to lead your leader.

In business we usually think coaching goes top-down, boss to employees. But what happens when your leader is off track or needs help? Here are eight ways to coach your boss.

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Why I’m Putting Ebooks on the Shelf for 2016

8 Powerful Reasons I’m Going Back to Paper—for Now

I decided to go back to physical books for 2016. I used to be a voracious reader. My pace was about a book a week, sometimes more. But that all changed in recent years.

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Even though I firmly believe that “leaders are readers and readers are leaders,” I have found myself reading fewer and fewer books with each passing year.

My goal for 2015 was to read twenty-six books. I ended up only finishing twelve. Worse, I actually bought 106 new books.

How to Delegate Without a Staff [Podcast S06E10]

7 Strategies to Winning Even if You Don’t Have a Team

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 10 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to delegate without a staff.

If you’re like a lot of listeners, you work too many hours and need to find some margin in life. Good news! Today we’re talking about seven strategies you can use delegate even if you don’t have a team.

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How to Become a Morning Person [Podcast S06E09]

9 Easy Steps for Taking Advantage of Those Quiet Hours

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 9 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to become a morning person.

Maybe you’ve seen the statistics. Morning people do better in life than late risers. I know being a morning person has been a key component of my success. But what if rising early doesn’t come naturally to you? Me neither! Thankfully, these nine steps helped me maximize the morning.

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