Michael Pietrzak

Michael Pietrzak
Michael Pietrzak is a mindset and habits coach to entrepreneurs. He founded So You Want to Write? Inc., which helps writers improve and get published. Michael is passionate about weightlifting, great books and playing guitar.

You Can Choose Happiness—Here’s How

By Michael Pietrzak | February 18, 2020

This is the truth: If you’re not happy, you can choose to be. Science and philosophy prove it.

Patience Is a Superpower

By Michael Pietrzak | January 13, 2020

If your goal is big enough, it will take time. Adopt these 7 mindsets to run circles around life’s challenges.

Beyond Resolutions: The Complete Guide to Achieving Your New Year Goals

By Michael Pietrzak | January 1, 2020

If you want meaningful, lasting change in your life, you need more than New Year’s resolutions; you need a system—a guide.

Serve Others to Get All You Want

By Michael Pietrzak | December 10, 2019

Around the holiday season, it’s easy to feel that good-cheer-to-all glow, and drop a few coins in Santa’s kettle. But it’s harder to translate those warm and fuzzies into daily habits of service. Pure altruism won’t carry most people through big challenges, so let’s get clear on how YOU benefit when you serve others.

How to Appreciate Yourself

By Michael Pietrzak | November 27, 2019

Self-love is not an optional frill, it’s the core of life. And there are two key habits for appreciating yourself: words and deeds.

10 Business Lessons From a Baby

By Michael Pietrzak | November 19, 2019

Business and fatherhood share the same fundamentals. Here’s what our writer learned as a dad-to-be.

10 Ways to Cultivate Fearlessness

By Michael Pietrzak | October 31, 2019

Courage is an essential life skill; it allows us to ‘do it anyway.’ But wouldn’t you rather transcend your fears? This is how to set yourself on the path of fearlessness.

How to Cultivate a Growth Mindset

By Michael Pietrzak | October 8, 2019

Adopting a growth mindset can speed you toward success, and rapid experimentation can help you uncover the best growth strategies.

Want to Be a Leader? Lead Yourself First

By Michael Pietrzak | September 11, 2019

Leadership is an attitude we can apply in every situation. When you start to see each moment as an invitation to lead, you’ll leap toward your highest potential.

Make Work Fun Again

By Michael Pietrzak | August 28, 2019

Want to fall in love with buckling down and getting stuff done? Practice these 7 habits, and you’ll never ‘work’ another day in your life.