It’s Time to Stop Drifting and Design the Life You Want

Preorder My New Book, Living Forward, and Find out How

I could barely contain myself when the truck arrived. It’s finally here!” I said. The second the boxes were unloaded I opened one up. I couldn’t believe it. I was holding a copy of my new book, Living Forward!

Like any author, I was excited because holding that book represents years of work for me and my coauthor, Daniel Harkavy. But there’s another reason for my excitement. I know this book is going to change lives.

How To Win With Your First Book [Podcast S06E13]

My Best Advice For New Authors

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 13 of the This Is Your Life podcast. If you’re an aspiring author, you’re going to love this episode. Why? Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to win with your first book.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, counselor, pastor, or pundit, writing a book is one of those bucket-list items, isn’t it? But navigating the publishing world is like exploring a new country. You need a guide, and today I want to share my best advice for new authors.

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One Simple Trick to Strengthen Your Marriage

And Here’s a Hint: Relationships Die When Discovery Ends

This is a guest post by Jackie Bledsoe. Jackie is a professional blogger, author, and speaker who shares his story and model for lasting and fulfilling marriage in his new book, The 7 Rings of Marriage. You can read his blog here.

I’ve been writing about marriage and family for the past four years. This is the equivalent of the time I spent getting my undergraduate degree almost twenty years ago.

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I never had a successful career in anything related to my degree. But my career as a blogger, author, and speaker in the area of marriage and family is having a major influence on many couples.

What’s the difference?

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.

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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