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I'm all for action. And clarity. And outsmarting the hustle. I'm championing impact AND income. In my world, one doesn't exist without the other. And this is where I talk straight - to you.

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Failure and Disappointment

Starting out, I had big dreams of replacing my job income with my coaching income quickly. What I didn’t foresee were all the failures I’d experience and that it would take me nearly TWO YEARS for that dream to come true. Reaching our goals may take a lot longer than we initially think. But it’s holding tight to our vision that will make us better entrepreneurs.

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Slow Down to Speed Up

For a long time I felt like I was trying to do “all the things” and my business required 45+ hours a week and lots of hustling to make it work. The truth is, I was spreading myself thin and diluting my efforts across too many things. To boil it down, I was doing too many things and none of it all that well. To regain my sanity and see sustainable business growth, I had to do less – better.

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My Biggest Business Blunders

Have you ever wished you knew the mistakes you could make before you made them? Check out the biggest business blunders I’ve made in this week’s blog post.

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How To Be Average At Everything

During the past year I’ve said “no” to a lot. The reason? I’ve said “yes” to waaaaay too many things in the past. I’ve said “yes” to things like: Virtual coffee dates with anyone who wants to… with no filter around the purpose of the call. Discovery calls with prospects that aren’t a great fit. Producing content for a podcast, […]

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Give Yourself More Time

How much time do you give yourself to believe new things? People are shocked when they hear that I spend months working on believing ONE new thing.

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“Successful” But Empty On The Inside

It’s been a while since I’ve felt inspired to write something. In fact, it’s been months! I could use the pandemic as an excuse but it’s deeper than that.  A fellow coach asked me an important question a few months ago. She said, “Michael, how come you’re not owning your story?” My first thought was, “What is she talking about?” […]

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