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Can we disagree without being disagreeable?
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Can we disagree without being disagreeable? personal development Jan 24, 2022

Turn on the news or scroll through your feed, and you'll soon see that disagreement abounds. Maybe that's because media is in the business of making money, and disagreement sells.

But I wonder if there's more to it?

We are creatures quite caught up with our own identities. We put a lot of stock...

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Drew Smith - "Be bold." tips from podcast guests Jan 21, 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 Nashville songwriter and musician, Drew Smith. Tune into the entire...

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First Things First personal development Jan 19, 2022

Do you find yourself easily distracted when you sit down or set out to get going with the difference only you can make?

Yeah. Me too.

It'd be easy to blame screens and media that are designed to divert and keep our attention. Then there are the friends and family (and more than the occasional...

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Memento Mori
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Memento Mori personal development stoicism Jan 17, 2022

Begin with the end in mind.

It's an idea often credited to the author and businessman Stephen Covey, but it’s been around much longer than he has.

Beginning with the end in mind encourages you to begin each day, task, or project with a clear vision of your desired direction and...

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Nikki Lerner - "Go out and practice everyday." tips from podcast guests Jan 14, 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 culture coach and consultant, Nikki Lerner. Tune into this entire...

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How to Be Less Reactive and More Responsive personal development Jan 12, 2022

Have you ever been minding your own business, moving through your day-to-day, making a difference when all of a sudden someone or something comes along that hijacks your time, attention, and energy?

Yeah, me too.

I don't know about you, but my default setting is to drop everything and engage to...

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Beth Fitzgerald - Your gifts are not for you. tips from podcast guests Jan 07, 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 executive coach and business strategist, Beth Fitzgerald. Tune into this entire...

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The Resolution Solution personal development Jan 05, 2022

I've been a personal development junkie since I was a young teenager. With a nagging sense that I could be and do more, I was drawn to self-help books, fantasy novels, and biographies of inventors and influencers. All provided promises, pathways, and programs for nurturing my potential.

And for a...

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Surrender
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Surrender personal development stoicism Jan 03, 2022

How are you?

There's abundant uncertainty in the world. What's your relationship with not knowing what's next? Have you considered surrender?

Surrender isn't giving up or giving in. Surrender is letting go of what was not yours in the first place.

What if, just for today, you let go of your...

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Fatima Kamenge - Where charity begins. tips from podcast guests Dec 31, 2021

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 purpose driven innovator and trend analyst, Fatima Kamenge. Tune into this...

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Thankfulness personal development Dec 29, 2021

I've written before about the power of practicing gratitude—appreciation for the simple, everyday conveniences, experiences, and pleasures bestowed upon us.

Today, I'm more interested in thankfulness.

What's the difference?

Admittedly, not much. Most of us use these terms interchangeably.

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The Gift of Presence personal development stoicism Dec 27, 2021

The life of a difference-maker is rewarding, for sure. It's also challenging. There are endless opportunities, distractions, interesting problems to solve, and connections to consider.

The irony is, how you lean into navigating these "challenge opportunities" is what makes the work we do so...

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