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Category Archives: Purpose

Helen and Hedd Seeing the World!

Career Break: Life lessons from a couple traveling around the world

Have you ever wanted to just stop what you are doing and take off on an adventure around the world? Leaving all of your cares behind and just enjoying other cultures, people and places that you’ve always wanted to experience? While recently on vacation backpacking in New Zealand’s south island Fiordland we met a couple who had done just that.

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Following your Bliss: Taking time to reflect on your life journey

It’s important to reflect every now and then on our lives to determine if we are on a journey that will be remembered as a good journey only to be defined by the traveler. Campbell’s example of Indra’s Net of interconnected gems is an apt metaphor to contemplate.

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Be the Buckle: Leadership Lessons from an Ultra Runner

How does a person prepare to run 100 miles climbing over 18,000 feet and descending close to 23,000 feet in elevation throughout a course that is on a wilderness trail and fluctuates from extreme cold to extreme heat? And did I mention the 100 miles is run in one day by many of the runners?!

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Authentic Leadership: The power of having passion for what you are leading

Is it possible to be an effective leader if you are not passionate about what you are leading? Can you act the part and convince your organization or team that you are enthusiastic about the mission you are driving? While it is possible to lead something you are not passionate about, you will not be as effective or enjoy the experience as much.

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Life Alignment: The Power of Aligning your Passions with your Purpose

In the past couple of years I have been on a mission to align what I am passionate about with my life purpose. In doing this I had to first ask myself two questions; what am I passionate about? And what is my life purpose? These are not easy questions; particularly the second one that is ever elusive to so many of us. I pondered the ‘purpose’ question for quite some time.