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 Miller is a 25-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as Senior Advisor, Thought Leadership. Scott hosts the world’s largest and fastest-growing podcast/newsletter devoted to leadership development, On Leadership. Additionally, Scott is the author of the multi-week Amazon #1 New Releases, Master Mentors: 30 Transformative Insights From Our Greatest Minds, Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow, and the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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