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The One Number that Can Help You Make Better Decisions

You make thousands of decisions every day. Most of them are insignificant. Things like… What do I wear? Where do we eat for lunch? Do I put two spaces after a period or one? But some decisions are truly meaningful. They can change the trajectory of your life.  Things like… Do I take that job? […]

Is it Time for Your Company to Pivot?

Twitter started as an audio podcasting service. YouTube came online as a video dating service. Nokia started as a paper mill. Flickr was once a role playing game. Nintendo once sold playing cards and instant rice. And when Groupon launched, they organized political protests. All of those ideas don’t even seem close to their current […]

Design to Grow: How Coca-Cola Learned to Combine Scale and Agility [Book Notes]

Here are my notes from Design to Grow.  It’s not enough to be big.  At the peak, Blockbuster had about 9,000 retail stores across the United States. Systems thinking is a discipline for seeing wholes.  A system is “a set of things – people, cells, molecules, or whatever – interconnected in such a way that […]

The Medium is the Message

“Everything is changing: you, your family, your education, your neighborhood, your job, your government, your relation to others. And they’re changing dramatically.  All media work us over completely. They are so pervasive in their personal, political, economic, aesthetic, psychological, moral, ethical and social consequences that they leave no part of us untouched, unaffected, unaltered.  The […]

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.