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Three Numbers That Are Making a Huge Difference

Here are three numbers that are making a big impact in my life and business right now. 10,000  In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell argues that 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice” is needed to become world-class in any field.  Whether it was the Beatles playing 8-hour sets in Hamburg or Bill Gates programming on computers as a […]

Use Real Words (not totes, awesomesauce, vacay or all the feels)

Maybe I’m just getting older because things are starting to annoy me. Things like loud music, trendy fashions and the way people talk these days.  I’ve recently caught myself beginning a sentence with “If I was your age,” so take this with a grain of salt. But we need to talk about words and sentences. […]

Three Key Questions to Help You Understand Your Customer

I used to think you could simply create something great and people would find it and buy it. Sadly, it no longer works that way.  Maybe it never did. Selling is hard. If you really want to sell a product, service, resource, course or just about anything, you’ve got to truly understand your target customer. […]

Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t [Book Notes]

Here are my notes from Scaling Up (Mastering the Rockefeller Habits 2.0). Four Keys to Scaling Your Business  Attract and keep the right people  Create a truly differentiated strategy  Driving flawless execution  Having plenty of cash to weather the storms It took Starbucks 20 years to perfect its business model and reach 100 locations.  Today, […]

Here are the types people and organizations I can help.


  • You want to start something that matters.
  • You’re struggling to find your market or your voice.
  • You want to set things up right.
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  • You’re looking to grow and reach more people.
  • You need help with marketing or strategy.
  • You want to launch a new product or service.
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  • You need to streamline and be more effective.
  • You’re looking to serve more people.
  • You need to diversify your products or services.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are you available to speak?

Of course! I love speaking to groups of people on a variety of topics. If you want to check availability and talk about goals, send an email to michael@michaellukaszewski.com.

What other blogs do you recommend?

I've learned from so many smart people and love recommending others. Some of my favorites include Pat Flynn, Michael Hyatt, Amy Porterfield, Jon Acuff, Jeff Goins, and Ramit Sethi.

What tools do you use in your life and business?

I love Evernote, Dropbox, and LeadPages and use them all multiple times a day. I put together a PDF with more tools I use all the time and you can download that here.

What's your background?

After 15 years of working with local churches, I began working with a consulting company to help pastors and churches succeed. In 2015, I started Church Fuel to provide insanely practical resources that move the church forward. This is my personal site, where I write about business, leadership, heart and hustle.