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Imagine a world... personal development Mar 14, 2022

What does the world you wish to live in and are working toward look like? What is your vision?

Imagine a world that is undeniably better, waaaayyy better, than the one we live in now.

Can you describe it succinctly so we remember it? Can you articulate it in three sentences? Two? One?

Your vision...

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Cheryl Johnson - "You are stronger than you think." tips from podcast guests Mar 11, 2022

Insight and inspiration for flying higher in the difference only you can make from guests who have appeared on Creative on Purpose Live.

This week's wisdom comes from a conversation with Cheryl Johnson, author of The Boxlunch Lifestyle. Tune into the entire...

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Conscious Excellence personal development Mar 09, 2022

Do you ever catch yourself making the same mistakes over and over or reacting poorly in certain situations?

I sure do. And even the most well-intended and properly motivated difference-makers I know do too.

Why?

The fact is, most of the thoughts and actions that we experience are subconscious or...

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Ease personal development Mar 07, 2022

I'm embarrassed by how much I practiced a hustle and grind approach to my endeavor.

I was conflating productivity with progress and living up to my nickname, "Mr. Over Do It Man."

If grit is having purpose, passion, and perseverance, then I was as gritty as they come.

But for too long,...

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Peg Stookey - "Develop a gratitude habit." tips from podcast guests Mar 04, 2022

Insight and inspiration for flying higher in the difference only you can make from guests who have appeared on Creative on Purpose Live.

This week's wisdom comes from a conversation with Peg Stookey, founder of Max Potential U. Tune into the entire conversation here....

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Watch your tone. personal development storytelling Mar 02, 2022

When I was nine years old, I'd sneak into my father's study, wrestle his old Olympia typewriter out of the closet, and type out stories.

Each page was one sentence that I would later add an illustration to and then staple all the sheets together into a "book."

At first, the stories I typed were...

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"What's this d*mn thing about?" personal development storytelling Feb 28, 2022

It's the most important question any worthwhile story must answer.

Steven Pressfield defines theme as the answer to this question, "What's this d*mn thing about?"

What's theme? It's the single idea that holds a story together and provides it with meaning.

Don't confuse your story's theme...

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Mary Welp - "Be open and allow." tips from podcast guests Feb 25, 2022

Insight and inspiration for flying higher in the difference only you can make from guests who have appeared on Creative on Purpose Live.

This week's wisdom comes from a conversation with Mary Welp, founder of RISE Hypnotic Meditation. Tune into the entire...

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The Virtues of Suffering personal development Feb 23, 2022

We live in an age where some capitalize on the false promise that you can navigate all of life's uncertainties and adversities without pain and suffering. 

What utter balderdash.

Pain and suffering are inevitable conditions that will be visited upon each and every one of us many times...

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What are you good at? personal development Feb 21, 2022

Skill and talent are often used interchangeably but actually refer to two distinct types of abilities.

A talent is an innate ability, naturally acquired and available to a few people. On the other hand, skills are learned abilities that can be taught and are available to many people.

To access...

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Milena Regos - "Listen to what your heart wants to do." tips from podcast guests Feb 18, 2022

Insight and inspiration for flying higher in the difference only you can make from guests who have appeared on Creative on Purpose Live.

This week's wisdom comes from a conversation with Milena Regos, founder of UNHUSTLE. Tune into the entire conversation here.

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The Power of Transience personal development stoicism Feb 16, 2022

I don't know about you, but I spend waaaaayyyy too much time waiting. 

What about you? Do you spend too much time waiting? What are you waiting for?

If I'm honest, most of the time, I'm waiting for the "right time." Does that ring true for you too?

What's that about?

When is...

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