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Live the Story You Want to Read (And Why You Need a Life Plan)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.31.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

Perhaps you won't even write much down. That's OK. But I guarantee that you'll be full of thought throughout your day. In fact, the harder these questions are to think about, the more likely it is that you need this in your life.

The Quest for Purpose

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

Whether it is something I've chosen or it has chosen me, my life is filled with great purpose and meaning. With every breath I am given, I will always seek to share good, show love, and reflect the beauty that is life.

10 Things You Didn't Know About the Hero/Heroine's Journey

Maria Portas | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

As new budding creative entrepreneurs we actually choose to take the Hero/Heroine's Journey. Our life's work is our business. And it is through our wo...

Passion Meets Purpose With Ruth E. Carter

Tenille Livingston | Posted 01.27.2015 | Entertainment
Tenille Livingston

Ruth's designs have graced the silver screen for over 28 years. Recently, she had the pleasure of working on the 2014 Oscar-nominated film Selma that was directed by the incredible Ava DuVernay.

The Secret's a Lie

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

If I think "I am building muscle and cutting fat to 12 percent" yet I'm sitting on a couch and eating chips and guacamole (which are totally delicious), then this positive affirmation will be as substantial as a cloud. It will wisp away with the very next bite.

Purposeful Transformation: Davos Conversations Advance the Journey

Valerie Keller | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Valerie Keller

Listen carefully to the buzz during the World Economic Forum annual meeting this week and one thing is abundantly clear: Current global realities have changed the game for most firms. Today, corporate capacity for innovation and transformation is a critical imperative to survive and thrive.

Figuring Out the Why

Jessica Kline | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Kline

Simon Sinek famously said: Every single person, every single organization on the planet knows what they do, 100 percent. Some know how they do it, wh...

7 Reasons We Don't Pursue Our Passions (And How to Move Past Them)

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

So why is it that so many people are unsatisfied with their current work? Why do we ignore our hearts calling and continue down the path of status quo? The are the top seven reasons we don't pursue our passion and how to move past them.

Will Your Company Survive the Paradigm Shift?

Karin Volo | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business
Karin Volo

The purpose driven companies with high levels of employee engagement are the ones that will survive and thrive. They are the ones that will get the best talent and stay ahead with innovation, creativity, execution, customer service, time to market, and be the most sustainable, the most profitable, and making the biggest positive impact.

In Business, Women Rule

Chelsea Berler | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Chelsea Berler

Surrounded by so many accomplished women, I've noticed that they see and process things differently than men, which helps them excel in situations that men may not.

Find Your Happy Place at Work

Jason Powers | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Jason Powers

What makes a company great? It's not the free food or massages (though no one's complaining). Time and again, a company rises to the top when its employees believe they're doing something meaningful.

How to Turn Your Passion Into a Business With Debbie Travis

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 01.08.2015 | Small Business
Jeff Steinmann

Whether your passion is decorating cakes, making pottery or home decorating, Debbie offers these 10 tips for creating a life that lets you do something you love and earn a living at the same time.

2015: Explore the 'No Resolution' Solution

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 01.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Success Is Not About Who Wins the Race, It's About Who Finishes. "The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the l...

Creating Is About Taking One Step to Re-Imagining Leadership: Biting Off More Than You Can Chew

Ayelet Baron | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business
Ayelet Baron

Our world needs a new type of leader who is courageous, selfless, humble, innovative and remarkably effective. We desperately need leaders who have a vision and passion for creating new market opportunities and a better future not just for themselves but also for society at large.

5 Reinvention Books Every Boomer Needs To Read

John Tarnoff | Posted 12.23.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

If 2014 was the year the youngest boomers turned 50, then 2015 will be the year for us to look ahead at the inevitable economic and cultural shifts that will kick the concept of "retirement" very far down (if not completely off) the road.

How to Grow Your Business Without Compromising Your Values

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 12.22.2014 | Small Business
Kari Warberg Block

Getting in the door of a major retailer is a big enough goal in and of itself, but when I launched my company, I was working for a triple bottom line. At the end of the day, I didn't just want my ledger to be in the black and growing; I was focused on growing people, planet and profits.

How I Went From a Special Education Reading and Writing Class to a No. 1 Bestselling Author By 22

Tom Ayling | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Ayling

You have the ability to do anything you wish, but you must first examine your true beliefs about achieving these things. If there are limiting beliefs holding you back, they must be replaced with empowering beliefs.

13 Ways I Live My Life With Purpose After Cancer

Tamika Felder | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamika Felder

Although I didn't always feel empowered or plan on becoming a cancer advocate, I found strength in following a few simple life rules I learned along the way. In honor of my cancerversary, I want to share with you 13 ways I now live my life with purpose after cancer:

The Power of This Moment

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.18.2014 | Books
Mitch Ditkoff

Personally, I find this message quite refreshing -- one that cuts to the chase in today's multi-tracking, information-overloaded world. Here is someone not claiming to have the answer, but boldly asserting that we all have the answer.

2015: An Opportunity to Redefine Your Identity

Corey Blake | Posted 12.18.2014 | Impact
Corey Blake

Have you ever been surrounded by friends and family cheering you on and telling you you're living the dream, only to feel invisible and broken on the inside?

12 Beautiful Truths About Life and the World

Elyse Gorman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

We have been taught to look outward for the answers to our problems. But the truth is, your soul knows what to do. Trust that you have everything you'll ever need inside of you right in this moment.

Practicing Mindfulness

Matti Perilstein | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Matti Perilstein

What are you thinking about? You've probably been asked this question before, but how often do you consciously think about your thoughts on your own? ...

Our Time on Earth

Debbie Davis | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Debbie Davis

It's only taken me 50 years to realize that, while we never really know how long we have on this earth, eventually we do realize that it won't be forever. And were we placed here to satisfy ourselves, entertain ourselves, and forward only our own interests? Sad, boring, and hopefully not.

5 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Life You Love: Part 4

Elyse Gorman | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

You just need to know steps 1 through 5. When you complete step 5, you'll probably have figured out steps 6, 7 and 8. When you complete step 8, it's likely that steps 9 and 10 will be clearer. Continue until you reach step 100.

Why Sustainable Engagement Is Built on Purpose

Karin Volo | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Karin Volo

Engagement seems to be the latest corporate "buzz word" -- but is it really? Or have we come to understand the significance of having employees that truly love their jobs?