If you’re reading this, chances are you’re someone who wants to do well in your work and be paid well for it. But you also want more than that. You want to feel that it serves some purpose greater than a paycheck or a position. Albert Einstein said, “Ever more today people have the means to live, but not the meaning to live for.” That has only become truer over time. … [Read more...] about Live From Purpose
Let’s face it. If you’re looking for advice, you’ll find no shortage of it—on how to invest your money, raise your kids or navigate your next career move. I’ve been given copious amounts of advice over the years. “You should always wear red,” one branding expert told me. It’s your, “… brand color”. I pondered it for a while but decided the idea of always wearing red, as … [Read more...] about 5 Intuitive Ways to Discern Good Advice From Bad
While speaking at a recent leadership conference, I met a woman who shared with me how badly she had been burnt by her soon to be x-husband. While she’d had suspicions for a while about his infidelity, it wasn’t until she caught him in bed with another woman, her neighbor at that, that she was forced to confront the extent of it. “Looking back,” she said, “I knew he was with … [Read more...] about Trusting gut instinct. Does fear cloud your better judgement?
Aggghhh… life is busy. Good busy. But busy. I’m guessing yours is also. The question is not about whether you or I are busy, but what are we so busy about? Helen Keller once said, “Life is a daring adventure or nothing.” One day I’m going to die. So will you. Too often we forget that little fact as live our lives by default. rather than by design. When you are living … [Read more...] about Does your life bring you energy… or drain you of it?
Sometimes disappointment can hit with an intensity that can knock us down hard. When it does, we have to take the time to look for the gift our disappointment holds, and to be sure we unwrap it. Doing so sets us up to succeed in the game of life that much more. Life doesn’t always go to plan. Sometimes things don’t work out as we want. Sometimes people … [Read more...] about Disappointment: Why you should never let one go to waste.