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 to stay on top of. Email can either be a total nightmare or a indispensable productivity tool. In today’s episode, we give you the proper steps to take control of it.
I have been thinking a lot about discipline lately. Everyone knows you can’t succeed without it, yet few people seem to possess it.
“Can you make yourself do something you don’t want to do in order to get a result you really want?” That’s a question my friend Andy Andrews likes to ask. And if you can answer yes, then you are disciplined—at least in that area. But what’s the key?
I don’t have to go to the doctor very often. But when I do go, I notice they follow the same routine. It only takes a few minutes, but they start by checking my weight, pulse, blood pressure, and other vitals.
The idea is to get a quick read on my overall health. Getting a baseline enables the physician to know what’s going on and make helpful recommendations. The same basic routine can help with workplace stress and burnout.
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 happens. In this episode, we give you 5 survival secrets for leading in turbulent times.
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Early in my career, I was the marketing director for a book publishing company. Because of my workload and the ongoing pressure to produce results, I felt overwhelmed.
I figured it was only a matter of time before my boss discovered that I was in over my head. This produced uncertainty. I was paralyzed and afraid to act.
Every team experiences friction. But there is one source of friction I’ve observed in almost every organization I’ve ever been involved with. It comes down to a simple distinction, and I bet you’ve noticed it too.
Depending on what side of the distinction you come down on, it’s easy to get frustrated with people on the other. It’s easy to see them as an obstacle to your success. I know because I’ve done that myself.
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We’re taking a break from the podcast to celebrate July 4. We’ll be back on Wednesday & Friday with our regular blog posts, and next Monday the 11th with Season 8, Episode 4 of the podcast.
In the meantime, enjoy my favorite rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner by the Gaither Vocal Band.
As leaders, we spend an enormous amount of time, energy, and money trying to recruit top talent. I know I do. That’s why it’s critical that each hire is the right one. But what’s the secret to guarantee success?
We’re in the midst of a season of intense hiring here at Michael Hyatt & Co. I always consider it a tremendous responsibility to add anyone to our team. The right hire can help us reach our goals. But the wrong hire can poison the team culture we’ve worked so hard to create.