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Affluent Christian Investor | September 19, 2017

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Posts ByMichael Hyatt, Author at Affluent Christian Investor

May 17, 2016 |

The Four Disciplines of the Heart

How to Fight Back When You Feel Discouraged

A few years ago I met with a leader who was in the process of losing heart. I have seen the look in his eyes a hundred times before. (I have seen … Read More

March 24, 2016 |

Navigating Life in a Sea of Uncertainty

The current presidential election has put millions of Americans in a panic. I get it. No matter who you’re voting for, there’s a lot of troubling news.

And that’s just the election. Throw economic and … Read More

March 21, 2016 |

How to Get Above the Fray and Chart a Better Course

I love the ocean. Being out on the water fishing is a thrill, and you can see for miles. But being just a few feet above the waves makes all the difference.


Jump overboard … Read More

February 24, 2016 |

Why Speaking Well of Your Spouse Is So Important

As a leader, the health of your marriage directly affects the impact of your leadership. I have witnessed this time and time again. Being effective at work or in ministry begins by being effective at … Read More

February 22, 2016 |

5 Reasons Why You Should Take a Nap Every Day

I am a habitual nap-taker. I take one almost every day and have for years. I used to feel a little guilty about it—like I was slacking off or something. Then Sam Moore, my predecessor … Read More

February 4, 2016 |

How to Get Your Big Idea off the Ground

If there’s one thing most entrepreneurs don’t lack, it’s ideas. I dream up new products and businesses every week. You’re probably the same way. The problem is lots of ideas aren’t worth pursuing, are they?

One major facepalm for … Read More

January 22, 2016 |

Why I’ve Brought Comments Back

After a Year-Long Experiment, I’ve Changed My Mind

A year ago I decided to pull comments from my blog. I did it as an experiment, but I was pretty convinced it was the right thing … Read More

December 4, 2015 |

How to Say No Without Feeling Guilty

8 Strategies for Creating More Margin

Welcome to Season 6, Episode # of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to say no without feeling guilty.

If you’re a recovering … Read More

November 27, 2015 |

Why Giving Thanks Gives You An Edge: One Simple and Proven Reason Gratitude is the Winning Attitude

Duke University’s Mike Krzyzewski is the winningest coach in college basketball. His players have won over a thousand games and five national championships. And I know his secret.

Before their 2015 tournament, Coach K and his players … Read More

November 23, 2015 |

How to Maximize Your Conversations This Holiday Season

We are almost in the holiday season, and that means a lot of great things: fun memories, good food, and more. But it also means a few challenges.

You know one of my big ones? … Read More

November 10, 2015 |

The Transformative Power of Suffering

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 1 of the This Is Your Life podcast. My regular cohost, Michele Cushatt, is back after a harrowing battle with cancer. And in this first episode of the new season, we’re discussing the … Read More

November 6, 2015 |

Why No Failure is Truly Permanent

Do you remember what it was like in school to get your test back with a big, fat, red “F” written at the top? It was worse than flunking. It felt like an indictment, like a label. I’m … Read More

November 3, 2015 |

How to Do Less and Achieve More

Welcome to Season 5, Episode 13 of the This Is Your Life podcast. Stu McLaren is filling in for my regular cohost Michele Cushatt, who—get this—will be back with us next week. But we have a great show for … Read More

October 26, 2015 |

Is It Wrong For Ministers to Use Social Media Platforms?

Every now and then I read something so ridiculous I think, this must be a joke. But then I read deeper and realize, no, sadly, the writer is serious.

That happened to me the other day when I read … Read More

October 20, 2015 |

Why Sometimes You Need to Fire Your Customers

If you’ve ever worked in retail—and even if you haven’t—you’ve probably heard the phrase, “the customer is always right.” But just because you’ve heard it doesn’t make it true.

My daughter Megan enjoys the BBC show, Mr. Selfridge, about … Read More

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