Passion is a key component of a leader. Leaders generally don’t get to where they are without it. The same is true of drive, good ideas, and execution. Even confidence. But none of that is enough to replace vision. Passion and all the rest can fuel the mission, but vision is the North Star to […]
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Whether you’re a business owner or work for a company, attracting top talent can be a real challenge. But once you find the right people, how do you proactively equip them to do their best work? And how do you retain them as time passes? This can be an even greater challenge. The best thing […]
Leaders are generally great solo achievers, but they often get one-on-one check-ins wrong. Either they give too little attention to their direct reports or smother them with communications and requests for updates. It’s challenging to find the appropriate level and cadence of interaction. People need an individual place to connect with their direct supervisor, so […]
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by everything on your plate? It seems like you’re hit with a new task every few minutes. You can barely keep up, much less get ahead. And worst of all, you can’t get free to focus on your high-leverage work. It’s even harder when you don’t have a staff. With […]
Many leaders are good at the business side of things. They’re able to hit their goals, and they might even be decent at profit. But, unfortunately, many leaders don’t prioritize their people. And when this is the case, morale tends to be low, turnover is high, and the business suffers. The cost is too great. […]
You’ve put together the dream team of employees. They are excited, engaged, and passionate about their work. Sustaining this level of energy to achieve challenging goals year after year means you must make work-life balance a priority for your team. Your employees become the heart of your organization. Your success is driven by your team. […]
If you want your company to grow, the solution probably isn’t a better strategy. Your leadership is the cap of your company. If you’re not growing, your company won’t be, either—with consequences for your results, your team, and your impact on the world.
To become more grateful, we need to slow down. To look back. To celebrate. In this very human episode laced with gratitude, Megan and Michael share the story of creating Michael Hyatt and Company. Listen to get a behind-the-scenes look at how they built a business around the Double Win and catch the pieces of […]
Your habits exist to work for you. But sometimes, it doesn’t seem that way. Changes in your family or job can make once-helpful habits impossible. You don’t have time for them, but you feel like you should. If habits are supposed to help you, why do you feel so frustrated?
The ability to establish habits is a powerful skill—but too many people give up only a few weeks in. It’s bound to happen when you fail to harness one of your most important assets in habit creation: your why.
Whether you notice them or not, you have habits. Some—like sleeping through your alarm or cutting it close on your deadlines—undermine your success. Others chart a path towards achieving your goals.
You love your work. But when you concentrate your attention and energy solely on your work, you actually undermine your success. You narrow your perspective. You become more prone to burnout. And, you stunt your learning. The solution? Find a hobby.