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Insight and Inspiration for Living Your Legacy

 
Janis Nakano Spivack -"Worthiness is the center." tips from podcast guests Nov 26, 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 Janis Nakano Spivak, co-founder and Chief Navigator at BRITE Catalyst. Tune into this...

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Same bullsh*t, different venue. personal development Nov 24, 2021
I used to be very results-driven. I defined my value based on how close I came to achieving my goals.
 
Most often, these goals were not really mine. They were defined for me by institutional education and occupation. Familial and societal norms reinforced these pursuits.
 
I began...
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Bridging the Gap personal development Nov 22, 2021

Have you ever experienced a disconnect between intention and impact?

You can't speak or write as much as I do and not experience it (with some frequency). Something is said or done and is not received as intended, resulting in confusion, hurt feelings, or outrage.

What to do?

Acknowledge and...

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Paul Jun - "Creativity is an act of becoming." tips from podcast guests Nov 19, 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 writer and photographer, Paul Jun. Tune into this entire conversation here.

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The Perils of Prioritization personal development Nov 17, 2021

Don't get me wrong, priorities matter. For years my Gmail signature line read, "Scott Perry, Husband, Father, Teacher, Musician." I created this on purpose to help me keep my priorities straight.

But how many things are you prioritizing? The thing about prioritization is that it only works when...

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"I'm just being me." personal development Nov 15, 2021

What does it mean to be authentic?

I'm not asking for the dictionary definition. Dictionaries aren't as authoritative as they make themselves out to be. They're always catching up to common usage.

Too often, authenticity is conflated with doing whatever you feel like doing or saying whatever you...

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Seth Godin - "The work you get to do." tips from podcast guests Nov 12, 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 Seth Godin, bestselling author and founder of of the altMBA and Akimbo...

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I'm a Weirdo. personal development storytelling Nov 10, 2021

 I'm a weirdo.

 

Thinking back, even my earliest memories were about searching for something I couldn't quite define or describe and looking for signposts and maps to direct me there.

 

What about you? Do you find yourself in a coddiwomple? Purposely stepping toward a vague or...

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What's mortality for? personal development Nov 08, 2021

That life ends is a fact.

For some, the inevitability of death is a cause of fear. For others, that our time ends is a motivator to make the most of whatever time we have left.

“Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. Now, take what’s left and live it...

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Heather Vaughan-Southard on Patience tips from podcast guests Nov 05, 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 Heather Vaughan-Southard, founder of HVS Movement. Tune into the entire conversation ...

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Are you doing Monday on purpose? personal development Nov 03, 2021

I spent two-and-a-half years wandering around the wilderness trying to figure out Creative on Purpose's "what's it for" and "who's it for." I spun endless cycles on ideas and projects that took a lot of time and effort to create.

These efforts received zero...

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Make America Create Again personal development Nov 01, 2021

It feels like we’re in an endless season of politics and division here in the United States. It seems like we’ve settled into an endless loop of hoping and waiting for one side or the other to win and to fix things.

But can you name any meaningful and sustained change that has...

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