Deepening Spirit, Meaning, and Purpose

 
  • A Call to Action
    Now is the time for action. Now is the time to move from where we are to where we want to be. Now is the time to grow toward our distant dreams. That takes courage and discipline. More

  • Beyond "Near-Life Experiences"
    Leadership charisma and energy flow directly from our personal passion and commitment. We can't impassion others about life or their work if we don't feel passionate about ours. More
     
  • Clarifying Our Core Values
    To clarify our core values, we need to develop a comprehensive list of all our possible values, rank their importance and concentrate our improvement efforts. More
     
  • Clarifying Personal Purpose
    Thinking about death can produce a passion for life. Once defined, the determination to live out your personal purpose and dreams can be a strong personal motivator. More
  • Exploring Inner Space
    Reputation is what people think I am. Personality is what I seem to be. Character is what I really am. Our goal should be to blur the lines between the three until they are one and the same. That means living life from the inside out. More
     
  • How I Express My Personal Purpose
    The determination to live out my purpose and dreams has been a strong personal motivator. It makes me wonder just how many unrealized dreams have died with their dreamers. More
     
  • Just a Job or a Source of Deeper Joy and Meaning?
    We need to either find the work we love, or learn to love the work we have. Get passionate or get out. More

  • Just a Job or Part of Our Deeper Purpose?
    There is no particular job, industry, or organization that magically transforms "just a job" into passionate life work. However, to spot an opportunity we need to know what we're looking for. We need to clarify our purpose. More
     
  • Leadership on Purpose
    Pursuing profits without a higher purpose or pursuing a purpose without profit are equally fatal strategies. Profits follow from worthy and useful purposes. Fulfilling the purpose comes first, and then the profits follow. More
     
  • Living on Purpose
    Our values are what we value. Each of us has a hierarchy of values, which set our priorities — occasionally conflicting with each other creating many paradoxes to be balanced and managed. More

  • Our Values Set Our Priorities
    Our values are what we value. Each of us has a hierarchy of values, which set our priorities — occasionally conflicting with each other creating many paradoxes to be balanced and managed. More
     
  • Pathways and Pitfalls to Clarifying and Living Personal Values
    Our values and priorities will change as we move through different stages of our lives. Discover the Clarifying and Living Personal Values approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your pathway to success. More
     
  • Personal Purpose Pathways and Pitfalls
    Discover the Personal Purpose approaches that can help you to avoid the pitfalls and pave your pathway to success. More
     
  • Purpose Gives Us a Deep Sense of Meaning
    Developing a personal, team, and organization purpose that's aimed at serving others adds a richer sense of meaning to any personal, team, or organization change or improvement efforts. More
     
  • Stop Working and Start Living
    There are no dead-end jobs, only dead-end people. Meaningful work goes well beyond what I do for a living, it joyfully expresses what I do with my living. More
     
  • Test Your Career Health
    When our work is part of a deeper life calling we put our heart into it. Our work becomes our contribution to making this team, this organization, and this world just a little better because we passed this way. More
     
  • The Many Faces of Love
    Highly effective leaders are in love with the organization, community, or team that they work or live in. Their love is expressed in a deep desire to see that organization, community, or team grow to its full potential. More
     
  • The Pause that Refreshes
    Progress towards your vision, values, purpose and goals by stepping back to step ahead. Savor and celebrate your success. More
     
  • True to Our Souls
    When our work is part of a deeper life calling we put our heart into it. Our work becomes our contribution to making this team, this organization, and this world just a little better because we passed this way. More
     
  • What's Really Important?
    The beginning point of all our choices is our own thoughts. This is our personal source code that we execute or translate into action. Our thoughts set our programming instructions. Taking responsibility for our choices starts with choosing our thoughts. More
     
 

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