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.

serve others

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

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

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.

growth mindset

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.

lead yourself

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

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.

10 Totally Valid Reasons to Cut Back on Alcohol

10 Totally Valid Reasons to Cut Back on Alcohol

By Michael Pietrzak | July 23, 2019

What might happen if you gave up or indulged less on the nectar of the gods?

path to purpose

5 Great Achievers’ Paths to Purpose

By Michael Pietrzak | July 3, 2019

Your journey into your calling won’t look like anyone else’s and that’s A-OK.

How to Find Solitude

6 Ways to Find Solitude, and Why It Matters

By Michael Pietrzak | June 18, 2019

You’re probably a Type A achiever bent on maximizing results, but you’re also probably not aware of how your constant activity is hurting your productivity.