Embrace uncertainty, navigate adversity and find fulfillment in endeavors that make a difference. 

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Professionals invested in the work of social impact make a difference. Work that matters is fulfilling, but it's also fraught. You encounter uncertainty and adversity every day. It's easy to succumb to overwhelm and slip  into burnout. It doesn't have to be so hard, and you don't have to do it all alone. You can cultivate greater joy and equanimity while you lean in and level up as a difference-maker.

Creative on Purpose's Difference-Maker programs draw on time-tested wisdom, vetted scientific principles, and pragmatic practices that are easy to weave into the life you're already living. Worthiness, will, and wellbeing comes when you lean into the work right in front of you with focus, boldness, and discipline.

Let's work together to make things better.

Difference-Maker programs help you:

  1. Define, develop, and deliver the difference only you can make

  2. Maintain your sense of sufficiency while you strive for excellence in endeavors that serve others

  3. Cultivate a posture and mindset for stepping into possibility

  4. Nurture routines and relationships that cultivate excellence and lead to real prosperity and fulfillment

  5. Fully embrace your agency over your internal narrative and external actions

About Scott Perry

I help difference-makers invested in social impact work embrace uncertainty and navigate adversity with greater intention and equanimity.

I'm Chief Difference-Maker at Creative on Purpose, and author of the Amazon titles Endeavor and Onward. I'm also the head coach in Seth Godin's Creative and Freelancer Akimbo Workshops.

I'm a husband and father, go for a cemetery run every day, and quote Marcus Aurelius more often than I should. 

I found and spread joy as a professional musician and guitar teacher for over thirty years while maintaining a happy marriage, homeschooling our sons, and taking care of business.

My process employs principles and practices that are time-tested and scientifically vetted.

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