The Vision Driven Leader with Michael Hyatt - Dr Shannon Irvine

Now more than ever, vision is vital.

You know you need to prepare for the future of your organization, but the future can feel big and overwhelming.

How do you prepare? When will you find the time? What will the future even look like?

The future of your business  doesn’t have to fill you with fear. You can lead  your team into a better, more exciting future with a clear and compelling vision.

Michael Hyatt’s new book, The Vision Driven Leader, will help you grow your organization using a simple, attractive, inspiring, and practical vision of the future.

I’m honored to have Michael Hyatt, best selling author, podcaster, formerly the chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publisher, and successful entrepreneur, on the Epic Success Podcast! He has been very influential in my life and business over the years with his work on vision and leadership!

Grab a notebook and a pen and let’s dive in!

The biggest take-aways from today’s episode are:

  • “Vision is clarity around a future state. Vision is a clear, inspiring, practical and attractive picture of your organization’s future.”

The primary function of a leader is to lead. But if you don’t know where you’re going to take people, you’re just going on a walk. To lead people you need to have a destination in view. Vision allows you to scale your business without having to sacrifice your personal and professional priorities. [5:44]

  • “Your brain can’t really differentiate between something vividly imagined and something actually experienced.”

Michael’s Vision Script is the roadmap in his book that helps you create a vision that is clear, compelling, guides day to day decision making and around which your team can rally. When your vision is really compelling, it helps you get over any fear & resistance that rises up. Listen in to hear Michael break down all the components of the Vision Script and give valuable insights. [12:04]

  • “When you’re tired of talking about the vision, you’re half done.

When things are tough and your vision seems impossible, there’s a temptation to stop talking about it. Do not shift your vision to “just get by.” That is the time you and your team need hope and clarity. When you disconnect from the vision, you disconnect your team from the power source and your vision ceases to exist. [38:14]

Whether you’re just starting out as an entrepreneur or you have a thriving 6 or 7-figure business, Michael’s Vision Script process in his new book, The Vision Driven Leader, will help you discover how to create a compelling vision to grow your organization!

I believe so deeply in Michael’s book, The Vision Driven Leader, that I’m doing a giveaway! You can win Michael’s entire suite of books! AND one lucky winner will win a full year of his Purpose Planner.

To enter the giveaway:

  1. Share a photo on IG/stories showing you listened to the episode
  2. Tag both @drshannonirvine and @michaelhyatt 
  3. Subscribe and give a 5 star review on the Epic Success Podcast

Winners will be chosen on Tue April 14th.

This book is a vision gold mine you need to get!! What is your #1 take away?


It’s time to RISE Together.

Get ready for another incredible RISE Together Panel virtual event happening Wednesday, April 15th at 12pm PST!

During this free virtual event, you will hear from top industry leaders share actionable steps and tools to uplevel your mental game so that you can thrive and stay profitable in your business, even in the uncertainty.

Hear from Top Industry Leaders:

  • Stacy Tuschl
  • Rick Mulready
  • Carrie Green
  • Brandon Lucero
  • Monica Louie
  • Christina Nicholson
  • Azul Terronez
  • Catlin Batcher
  • Rachel Ngom
  • Julia Magnusdottier
  • and Myself

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