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"Why was I not informed?" personal development Jan 11, 2021

When was the last time you had a revelation? What was it? Why was it so astounding?

When you zoom out from an epiphany, often the only thing that's a surprise is the fact that it's come as a such a shock.

Most of the time, a revelation is something we've seen, heard, or experienced many times...

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What does it mean to live your legacy? creative on purpose basics Jan 06, 2021

When things work out how you planned, it’s easy to assume it’s due to your genius and good planning. When things don’t, it’s easy to blame others or fate for conspiring against you.

The truth is, there are never guaranteed outcomes.

This is especially true for creative...

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Begin and Begin Again personal development Jan 04, 2021

What new routines or relationships would promote progress in the difference only you can make? Are you instituting them today?

Too often, we schedule a time to adopt, embrace, and initiate better habits and connections in the future. "I'll start tomorrow (or next week, or next month, or next...

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Create Your Decision-Making Measuring Stick personal development Dec 31, 2020

Where do you want to be a week, month, or year from now in your endeavor?

What's your strategy for staying the course and maintaining momentum toward that goal?

Difference-makers like us possess active imaginations, abundant energy, and enthusiasm-to-spare for generating new idea and leaping...

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Creative on Purpose's Circles of Connection Dec 30, 2020

Where do you collide with difference-makers like those found at Creative on Purpose?

If you look for insight and inspiration out in the howling wilderness of social media, Creative on Purpose delivers a daily dose on LinkedInFacebook, and Instagram.

Insight is delivered...

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The Paradox of Generosity personal development Dec 28, 2020

Generosity, selflessly giving to another, is an act of kindness we engage in to boost others' wellbeing. Paradoxically, giving is also one of the easiest and quickest ways you can upgrade your mood.

Why is that?

A significant factor is the feeling of connection and belonging that generosity...

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Inside Out or Outside In? personal development Dec 21, 2020

Ever notice how well you're able to recognize how someone else is getting in their own way but can't recognize how you do the very same to yourself?

 

Why is that?

 

The problem is that our default is to work from the inside out. Our attitudes and habits are primarily framed by our own...

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Focused, Bold, & Disciplined personal development Dec 16, 2020

How do you make progress with the difference only you can make?

I begin every day by writing down a to-do list.

I then select the one thing on that list that, if I accomplished it, would move my endeavor forward the furthest and the fastest.

Everything else goes on my don't-do list.

I then...

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The Perils of DIY personal development Dec 14, 2020

There are activities worth pursuing as DIY (do it yourself) projects.

For instance, I get a lot of joy out of preparing meals for my family. Sure, I might check out a recipe online or a YouTube video if it's a dish I never made before, but I find fulfillment in the hands on experience...

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Dabbler or Difference-Maker? personal development Dec 14, 2020

Let's be clear, there is nothing wrong with being a dabbler.

I dabble in plenty of activities. I putz around the kitchen, lose myself in little graphic design projects, and amuse myself with writing poetry.

What about you? What hobbies or pastimes do you play around in?

The danger is...

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How to Excel with the Difference Only You Can Make in 2021 🏋️‍♀️ personal development Dec 08, 2020

Get Real

What got you where you are won't get you where you want to go. Define what success looks and feels like and commit to doing what it takes to do the work necessary to get there.

Get a Coach

DIY and dabbling will...

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A Goal Without Strategy Is Just a Dream personal development Dec 07, 2020

Not that there's anything wrong with dreams. They're important.

Visionary ideas, wild reveries, and fanciful musing can inspire and even inform our aspirations. But don't fool yourself; dreams are not goals.

Dreams are ever-changing, immeasurable, out of reach, whimsical, and...

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