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Shaken Not Stirred art of encore living personal development Aug 17, 2022

When I hit bottom in my "all is lost moment" in midlife, the famous line from the Bond film Goldfinger neatly summed up my experience.

"Shaken, not stirred."

This, of course, was Bond's preferred martini preparation. But I wasn't asked how I wanted my midlife crisis cocktail prepared...

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Sarah Scala - "We always fail if we never try." tips from podcast guests Aug 15, 2022

Today I'm sharing some insight for finding fulfillment, forging meaning, and making an impact from an inspiring difference-maker living her legacy. Sarah Scala is an LGBTQIA+ Leadership Coach. Catch our entire conversation here.

[SARAH] "I would say we always fail if we never try."

"If we...

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"What am I supposed to do with my life?" art of encore living personal development Aug 15, 2022

I was introduced to the Bhagavad Gita in the 7th grade by my English teacher.

Both the book and teacher remain important to my life to this day and my adventures in midlife.

Although the Gita is one of the world's oldest spiritual and philosophical texts (written well over...

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Turning Breakdowns Into Breakthroughs art of encore living personal development Aug 08, 2022

Life's challenges can precipitate a breakdown.

But life's difficulties (and disasters) can also catalyze a breakthrough.

My breakdown moment came just as I was entering midlife.

I thought I had myself and my life all figured out, and it was running more or less on autopilot.

And then it all...

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Alisa Conner - "It's never too late." tips from podcast guests Aug 03, 2022

Today I'm sharing some insight for finding fulfillment, forging meaning, and making an impact from an inspiring difference-maker living her legacy. Alisa Conner is an email marketing strategist. Catch our entire conversation here.

[SCOTT] "What last encouragement would you give someone,...

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Want to NEVER fail again? art of encore living personal development Aug 01, 2022

What keeps you from succeeding?

Failure may be the obvious answer.

But I think it's actually a level deeper. I think it's fear of failure.

And what is fear of failure?

A story you tell yourself about your self.

In Onward: Where Certainty Ends, Possibility Begins, I shared a...

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What is the meaning of life? art of encore living personal development Jul 27, 2022

"What is the meaning of life?"

It's one of the most asked questions across all of human history.

But perhaps a more helpful question is, "What gives life meaning?"

I think we have to begin with the fact that life ends.

ANY meaning our life has comes from what we do with it during our journey from...

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Is what you're working on working for you? art of encore living personal development Jul 25, 2022

How do think about the work you do?

Are you working at something?

Is it something worthy of your valuable (and finite) time, attention, and effort?

Are you doing that work in collaboration or community?

If not, why not?

Or maybe you're working for something?

If so, is it a...

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Louise Hallam - "Do what brings you joy." tips from podcast guests Jul 18, 2022

Today I'm sharing some insight for finding fulfillment, forging meaning, and making an impact from an inspiring difference-maker living her legacy. Louise Hallam is an intuitive consultant and spiritual teacher. Catch our entire conversation here.

[LOUISE] "There are so many, but I think as...

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Your REAL Legacy art of encore living personal development Jul 18, 2022
Your life's REAL legacy is what you contribute in your life's 3rd act.
 
Answer these 3 questions to define your soul's purpose, cultivate greater fulfillment, and even fund the encore life of your dreams.
  1. Who are you REALLY? Never mind the resume values you collected; what are the eulogy...
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DeAnne Gauya - "You must learn one thing..." tips from podcast guests Jul 13, 2022

Today I'm sharing some insight for finding fulfillment, forging meaning, and making an impact from an inspiring difference-maker living her legacy. DeAnne Gauya is the Creative Energetic Orchestrator at GauyaFit. Catch our entire conversation here.

[DEANNE] "This is one of the most...

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All You Need to Be a Truly Happy Human art of encore living personal development stoicism Jul 11, 2022

Intention and integrity are words I frequently use in my work helping retirees start and scale fulfilling online lifestyle businesses that help fund their retirement.

But what do intention and integrity really mean?

An intention is an aim established for purposeful action.

Intentions are made on...

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