Michael Hyatt is the former chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, now part of HarperCollins. He is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today best-selling author who has lived by the plan he outlined in his book Living Forward. Michael's blog is ranked by Google in the top 0.5% of all blogs, with 500,000 unique visitors a month and readers in more than 200 countries. Michael has been married to his wife, Gail, for thirty-seven years. They have five daughters, four sons-in-law, and eight grandchildren. They live just outside of Nashville, Tennessee.