Great Life, Great Career - #16 Hyrum Smith

January 25, 2019 Scott Miller


Great Life, Great Career hosted by Scott Miller, brings together insights, proven principles, and expert advice on aligning your passions and talents with your purpose and mission. This week Scott is joined by two special guests. First, he sits down with personal friend Phong Quan to share her story of perseverance as she escaped Vietnam in the late 70’s. Then, Scott is joined by the father of modern time management, and co-founder of FranklinCovey, Hyrum Smith, to discuss his own personal perseverance and the principles that continue to make him a sought after thought leader and author.



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Guest Bio:

Hyrum W. Smith in corporate circles is described as the ‘Father of Time Management’ and is probably associated in the minds of most people with what was FranklinQuest and is now FranklinCovey.  As the co-founder of these companies, he was directly responsible for training over 6 million people over the course of his career in time management skills and increased personal productivity.​

Episode Breakdown:

  • Persevering with Purpose
  • Interview with Phong Quan
  • Hyrum Smith and his personal perseverance
  • Hyrum’s new book: Purposeful Retirement
  • Preview next week’s show and guest


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About the Author

Scott Miller

Scott J. Miller is Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer for FranklinCovey. Scott has been with the company for 20 years, and previously served as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. His role as EVP and Chief Marketing Officer caps 12 years on the front line, working with thousands of client facilitators across many markets and countries.

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