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Resignation art of encore living personal development Apr 06, 2022

I'm not enamored with calling the departure of so many from traditional occupational situations "The Great Resignation." Still, the conversation around it is interesting.

There's absolutely much to be done about improving conditions at work. We need to create occupational situations that are more...

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How to Beat Your Inner Saboteur personal development Apr 04, 2022

How do you negotiate with imposter syndrome, Resistance, your inner critic, or your itty bitty sh*tty committee?

Whatever you call any of its many manifestations, fear is always at the root of what holds us back. 

Although we rarely face life or death choices, our primordial brain reacts to...

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Who is purpose for? art of encore living personal development purpose Apr 02, 2022

If you're satisfied with the status quo (internal and external), finding, defining, and leveraging your purpose is probably not of much interest or use.

 

The roadmap provided by our educational and occupational systems is seductive—do what you're told (and what everyone else is...

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Scott Perry - "Broken Or Broken Open?" (How to Get Unstuck) tips from podcast guests Apr 01, 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 with a twist. This insight from a conversation I had with Lindsay Recknell on her outstanding podcast, Hope...

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The Happiness Trap art of encore living personal development Mar 30, 2022

"The pursuit of happiness" is a tricky phrase and a bit of an empty promise.

Happiness is less a sustainable destination and more a temporary side effect.

While we may get a momentary happiness injection from an accomplishment, victory, or moment of good fortune, feelings of happiness quickly...

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The Wisdom of Humility art of encore living personal development Mar 28, 2022

What can you really be confident in or about? 

I mean, really, about what can you be absolutely certain?

I'd assert, not much.

Maybe death.

But who really knows if even that is an ultimate end?

And yet...

We are creatures that find comfort in and cling to the status quo.

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Does purpose really matter? art of encore living personal development purpose Mar 26, 2022

Does purpose matter?

 

Every ancient spiritual and philosophical tradition discusses and defines the meaning of life and encourages followers to find and leverage purpose.

 

Maybe that's because almost everyone could expect to experience some combination of natural disaster, famine,...

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Kylie Slavik - "Your story is your greatest asset." storytelling tips from podcast guests Mar 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 Kylie Slavik, Director of Storytelling at Conscious Marketer. Tune into the entire...

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The Affirmation Trap personal development Mar 23, 2022

I used to be a bit of an affirmation junkie.

You know, those positive self-statements espoused by self-help gurus like Louise Hay, Napoleon Hill, Anthony Robbins, and countless others.

Things like, “I am smart, funny, and attractive.”

But these affirmations never worked.

Turns out...

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The Agony of Irrelevance art of encore living personal development Mar 21, 2022

Human beings are sense-making machines. Our unique capacity for consciousness is the catalyst for this, and our social nature means that it is most often done in community.

When we find ourselves or our situation feeling irrelevant, this can cause a profound feeling of existential angst,...

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Bob Wheeler - "Take the risk." tips from podcast guests Mar 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 Bob Wheeler, founder of The Money Nerve. Tune into the entire conversation here....

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What's really holding you back? art of encore living personal development Mar 14, 2022

Fear is a many splendored thing. It comes in a dizzying variety of forms and flavors.

When we boil what holds any difference-maker back to its essence, that obstacle is some form of fear.

For a long time, I found the many facets of fear an impediment to my progress. It is, after all, difficult to...

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