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Michael Hyatt        

Intentional Leadership Expert, Best-Selling Author & Former Chairmen of Thomas Nelson Publishers

Michael S. Hyatt is an author, blogger, speaker, and the former chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers. Hyatt has spent his career in book publishing. As a publisher, former literary agent, New York Times bestselling author, and popular blogger, he has a unique perspective on the rapidly changing world of content creation and delivery.

Hyatt formerly served as the Chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest Christian publisher in the world and the seventh largest trade book publisher in the United States. His tenure ended when HarperCollins acquired Thomas Nelson in 2012.

He began his career at Word Publishing while a senior at Baylor University. In the 30 years since then, he has worked in nearly every facet of book publishing, including serving as the CEO of Thomas Nelson for six years. He is also the former Chairman of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.

His blog, MichaelHyatt.com, is ranked by Google in the top one-half percent of all blogs with almost 400,000 visitors a month. He also has more than 100,000 followers on Twitter.

Hyatt hosts the weekly podcast 'This is Your Life' dedicated to intentional leadership.

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