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Stop Seeking So Much Advice

A few years ago, I was facing a big decision at work.  I talked to a friend who gave me some great advice.  Then I talked to a coach who gave me a different perspective.  I talked to a third person and my thinking was challenged yet again.  Believe it or not, seeking advice paralyzed my decision […]

Five Hard Truths About Starting a Business

Last year, I sold my stake in a successful, growing business and launched out on my own. It was a good decision I do not regret, but it wasn’t without risk. It’s exciting to be your own boss and run your own business, but it’s also hard work. Anyone who tells you different is just […]

Heroes, Finding Mentors and Getting Good

If you want to get good at something, you need to do three things. Learn.With all the books, articles, podcasts, conferences and courses to you, you’ve got plenty of opportunities. Practice.Knowledge alone won’t make you an expert – you’ve got to practice and this is hard work. Get a coach.Even with knowledge and practice, you’re missing the secret […]

Behind the Startup – Building a Team

This is the third post in the series.  First, we talked about choosing a name.  Then, I shared the struggle of building a brand.  In this post, I’ll introduce you to the team. You can go to Barnes and Noble and buy books on entrepreneurship. You can take an online course on how to launch […]

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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Don’t Take My Word for it

“We spent three months under Michael’s coaching and we have not stopped growing ever since.”

Robbie Foreman

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.

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