Our Mindset & Rewriting the Stories We Tell Ourselves with Megan Hyatt Miller | EP. #334 Can I Laugh On Your Shoulder Podcast?
My guest this week is Megan Hyatt Miller, President and Chief Executive Officer at Full Focus, previously known as Michael Hyatt & Company. She is Michael’s oldest daughter.
Megan is also the co-host of the popular business podcast, Lead to Win. As the architect of her company’s standout culture, she is committed to helping her team win at work and succeed at life, while also delivering phenomenal results to their customers.
Under her leadership, Michael Hyatt & Company was named as one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2020, which ranks the top companies in America for their employee engagement.
When she’s not taking the company to new heights, Megan is fully present at home with her husband Joel and five kids in Franklin, Tenn.
4:29 – Mind Your Mindset
- Megan and her father wrote a book, Mind Your Mindset: The Science That Shows Success Starts with Your Thinking
4:46 – Megan 201
- Megan has been on the show before, so she’s giving us an update on her life.
- She co-owns the company with her dad and has been busy writing the book with her dad.
14:48 – Neural pathways
- Our brains really like comfortable things and predictable things.
- One of our brain’s primary jobs is to predict for us. The problem is it’s not that precise.
17:58 – Megan’s personal fear
- Megan used to be so afraid of public speaking that she didn’t want to read the Bible aloud in a small group at church.
- The sound of her own voice felt dangerous to her.
- Everybody has a narrator, but you need to interrogate that internal narrator.
28:04 – Interrogating your narrator
- You need to examine your internal stories.
- We have to dislodge the facts from what we’re saying about the facts.
- You want to shake loose the narrative from the facts.
40:25 – Wow moment
- Megan’s wow moment in working on her book was that our brains can change.
- God made our brains plastic. Our brains are not set in stone.
50:46 – Fun questions
- Last thing that made her laugh? Her 3-year-old daughter Naomi saying, “Oh my heck!”
Our brains really like comfortable things and predictable things.
One of our brain’s primary jobs is to predict for us. The problem is it’s not that precise.
I used to be near a panic attack, paralyzed with fear about public speaking. The sound of my own voice felt dangerous to me.
We have to dislodge the facts from what we’re saying about the facts.
God made our brains plastic. Our brains are not set in stone.