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Episode 289: Do Less. Achieve MORE with Michael Hyatt

My guest today is a mentor and someone that I highly regard, and the message he shares falls in line with everything we talk about each week on this podcast. Michael Hyatt is a New York Times bestselling author and host of the incredible podcast, Lead to Win, and in this episode you’re going hear to all about his latest book, Free to Focus: A Total Productivity System to Achieve More by Doing Less. Stay tuned until the end of the episode, because both Michael and I are giving people who purchase and read this book some amazing bonuses!

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In the episode you’ll hear:

  • How Michael knew that something had to change in his life, and what then sent him on a 20-year quest

  • The lessons he’s learned about working less, and what he calls “The Hustle Fallacy”

  • What Michael does to find the sweet spot between passion and proficiency

  • How to determine what falls into your “Desire Zone”

  • The way Michael plans for his year, and the rules he sets for his days off

  • Why vision is so important – especially as your build a team

  • His productivity process that allows him to get so much done

  • How to get comfortable saying “No” – and the exact framework and wording you can start using today


Michael’s Website & Podcast

His Latest Book, Free to Focus (with special bonuses!)

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Michael’s Instagram, Facebook & Twitter

Getting Things Done by David Allen

More Than A Body (Lisa Hissock)

Episode 288: The Real Reason Working Harder Will Keep You Broke

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