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Michael Hyatt is no stranger to success. He was the CEO of the seventh largest publishing company in the world - and he's done nearly every job in the industry. He's been an agent, author, and much more. His most recent book, Platform became a New York Times Best Seller. Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation:
  • How a Philosophy Background Informs Michael's Worldview Michael Hyatt
  • The Power of Learning from People You Disagree With
  • Tapping into Your Life Experience to Inform Your Content 
  • Why Stories of Your Failures Humanize You
  • Incorporating Vulnerability into Your Work While Making it Useful for Others
  • The Power of Imitating Masters as an Interim Step
  • Why There Is No Magic Answer to Improve Your Writing 
  • The Difference Between Pros and Amateurs
  • The Power of Creating a Transformation for Your Audience
  • Outcome-Based Content Production and the Role It Plays
  • Lessons Learned from a Colossal Business Failure
  • How Working as a Literary Agent Helped Michael See the Author's Perspective
  • The 3 Criteria for Making a Successful Career Transition
  • Why Setting Yourself an Appointment will Catapult Your Productivity
  • Determining What Your Goal Is with Writing Your Book
  • The Power of Giving Your Best Content Away
  • Inside the Launch of Michael's Book Platform
Tweetable Insights Include:
  • You have a unique perspective and experience that will never happen again  (Click to Tweet) 
  • The more you can align your writing with the way you talk, the more authentic it will feel (Click to Tweet)
  • If you have a strong voice people will follow you just because of what you have to say (Click to Tweet)
  • If you wait until you have it all figured out to start, you're already screwed (Click to Tweet)
  • It doesn't have to be crazy, but it does have to make you uncomfortable (Click to Tweet)
Resources Mentioned Include: How to Launch a Best-Seller Michael Hyatt is a public speaker and author. He shares information on leadership, productivity, and social media. You can follow him on twitter @MichaelHyatt. If you liked this article, would you share it with your friends? Just click here to post it to Twitter. Oh, and we’d be really grateful if you write us a review in iTunes.

Originally aired over 3 years ago.


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