4 Practices to Become a Self-Aware Leader

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When a high-performer encounters a startling career setback—perhaps getting fired or passed up for a promotion—the culprit is easy to predict. Nine times out of ten, it stems from a lack of self-awareness. Understanding your shortcomings is a prerequisite for correcting them. That’s why your level of self-awareness has the power to either slow your growth or skyrocket your success.

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The Brand New Podcast is Coming!

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Short-term wins are easy. Sustained achievement is another story. In this brand new podcast—Lead to Win—we help you discover how current research combines with timeless wisdom for lasting success.

From personal productivity to personal development, self-leadership to team leadership, and intentionality to influence, get the insights and tools you need to win at work and succeed at life.

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LEAD TO WIN Teaser

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(New podcast begins on 10/17)

Short-term wins are easy. Sustained achievement is another story.

On this brand new podcast—Lead to Win—we help you discover how current research combines with timeless wisdom for lasting success. From personal productivity to personal development, self-leadership to team leadership, and intentionality to influence, get the insights and tools you need to win at work and succeed at life.

Check out the brand new podcast at leadto.win.

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Special Edition: The Real Reason You’re Afraid to Set Goals for 2017 [Podcast]

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(And How to Beat It)

Welcome to this special edition of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Megan Hyatt Miller (my oldest daughter and Chief Operating Officer of Michael Hyatt & Company) and I discuss the real reason you’re afraid to set goals in 2017.

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We all know what it’s like to hesitate because we’re afraid of disappointment. But all of your greatest achievements and accomplishments are waiting for you on the other side of that hesitation. At some point, you have to move past it and jump in order to succeed. In today’s podcast, we’ll discuss four negative emotions that stop you from pursuing your goals and show you how to overcome them.

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Special Edition: The Top 10 Mistakes Derailing Your Goals [Podcast]

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(And How to Fix Them)

Welcome to this special edition of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Megan Hyatt Miller (my oldest daughter and Chief Operating Officer of Michael Hyatt & Company) and I discuss the top 10 mistakes that are derailing your goals.

Lost in the city

Goals are the solution we need to make meaningful progress in the areas that matter most. But there are some common pitfalls that can derail our performance and keep us from accomplishing those goals we’ve set. In today’s podcast, we’ll share the 10 most common mistakes that could sabotage your success so that you can avoid them right from the start.

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Special Edition: The One Essential Quality For Reaching Your Goals [Podcast]

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(Plus 5 Proven Techniques to Get It)

Welcome to this special edition of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Megan Hyatt Miller (my oldest daughter and Chief Operating Officer of Michael Hyatt & Company) and I discuss the one quality you absolutely must have in order to reach your goals.

reaching the goal

We all have major aspirations that will require long-term effort in order to succeed. And the fact of the matter is that we’ll never achieve those goals without cultivating persistence. In today’s podcast, I share 5 proven techniques you can use to build more tenacity and increase your odds of achieving your goals.

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Encore Episode: Why Accountability Is Vital for Leaders [Podcast]

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We completed Season 8 of “This is Your Life.” The podcast is currently on hiatus while we design a new and improved show. We’ll be airing some fan favorites in the meantime and will debut the new format in the new year. So stay tuned! Today, we have one of our most popular episodes to share with you. Enjoy this listener favorite!

In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the topic of accountability in leadership. Most leaders avoid it. Real leaders embrace it.

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The reason is that taking responsibility for your attitudes, actions, and overall results is tremendously liberating. Attempting to avoid accountability—playing the victim—keeps you stuck.

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Encore Episode: The 3 Forces That Shape Character [Podcast]

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We completed Season 8 of “This is Your Life.” The podcast is currently on hiatus while we design a new and improved show. We’ll be airing some fan favorites in the meantime and will debut the new format in the new year. So stay tuned! Today, we have one of our most popular episodes to share with you. Enjoy this listener favorite!

In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the importance of character and the forces that shape it.

Hands working on pottery wheel

Charisma may be useful in attracting a following, but it is largely useless when it comes to achieving a long-term, positive impact on the people and organizations we lead. For this, we need character. Effective leadership is an inside-out job.

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Encore Episode: What if the Barriers Were Only in Your Head? [Podcast]

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Defeating Limiting Beliefs in the 3 Major Areas of Life

We completed Season 8 of “This is Your Life.” The podcast is currently on hiatus while we design a new and improved show. We’ll be airing some fan favorites in the meantime and will debut the new format in the new year. So stay tuned! Today, we have one of our most popular episodes to share with you. Enjoy this listener favorite!

In this episode, Stu McLaren (who filled in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt) and I discussed how to defeat the beliefs that are holding you back.

Limiting Beliefs

Most of the things that hold us back are not external. They’re inside our heads and hearts, the limiting beliefs that keep us from making meaningful progress toward our goals—or even setting those goals to begin with.

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Encore Episode: How to Safeguard Your Most Important Asset [Podcast]

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4 Heart-Defending Disciplines

We completed Season 8 of our podcast last week. Today, we have one of our most popular episodes to share with you. Enjoy this listener favorite!

In this episode, Stu McLaren (who filled in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt) and I discussed the most important asset for leaders and how to safeguard it.

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It affects our perspective and purpose. It impacts how we interact with our teams, potential clients, and customers. What is this critical leadership asset? It’s our heart. Today I’m sharing four disciplines to keep it in shape.

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