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Annie Duke - Perfect is the enemy of the good. tips from podcast guests Jul 23, 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 Annie Duke, author of How to Make Decisions. Tune into the entire conversation here.

[Scott] "You've...

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The Grammar of Identity personal development Jul 21, 2021

The last time I wrote about identity, I addressed the perils of clinging to identity narratives. Today, I wonder if rethinking the grammar of identity might promote a healthier and more holistic way to think about who you are while holding space for who you aspire to be.

We most often...

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Overwhelm personal development Jul 19, 2021

When was the last time you experienced overwhelm?

For me, I negotiate with overwhelm on a daily (almost hourly) basis. In fact, I'm dancing with it right now as I try to write this. What do you say when you don't know what to say? What do you say when you can, in fact, say anything?

Here's...

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Jacqueline Novogratz - When should you go faster? tips from podcast guests Jul 16, 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 Jacqueline Novogratz, founder of Acumen and author of Manifesto for a Moral Revolution. Tune into the entire...

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3 Tips for Living the Good Life personal development stoicism Jul 14, 2021

You're probably familiar (maybe painfully so) with my fondness for ancient wisdom. If so, you may have heard me reference the quote, "Know thyself."

This is the most well-known maxim inscribed above the entrance to the Temple of Apolo, where the ancient Greeks sought prophetic insight from the...

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Choose Your Story... personal development storytelling Jul 12, 2021

Human beings have always made sense of themselves, their circumstances, and each other through narrative. I'm telling myself a story about myself, about what's going on around me, about you, and even telling myself a story about the story you're telling yourself about me.

It all gets...

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Kasey Pierce - How free are you? tips from podcast guests Jul 09, 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 Kasey Pierce, founder of Red Pen Media.

[Scott] "If there was just one tip or piece of advice that you...

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The Burnout Solution personal development stoicism Jul 08, 2021

Become the curator of your experience, the steward of your perception, and an agent of your destiny.

A time-tested and scientifically vetted 3-step antidote to overwhelm and burnout by framing and making better decisions.

Stillness in the Storm

Life in the ancient world was full of...

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What is freedom really? personal development stoicism Jul 07, 2021

What is freedom really?

I find this question difficult to answer.

Many, including me, too often take freedom for granted. It's not just a privilege we enjoy. It's an entitlement promised by Declarations and protected by Constitutions.

And yet, many are not allowed to fully partake of these...

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What I've Been Reading - Summer 2021 book recommendations Jul 05, 2021

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Books are efficient and cost effective learning tools. They are my go-to source for inspiration and information in my endeavors. Here...

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Derek Sivers - "Say no to almost everything." tips from podcast guests Jul 02, 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 Derek Sivers, author of Everything You Want.

[Derek] "When you're overwhelmed, if you're spread too thin,...

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Who You Are and What You Do personal development Jun 30, 2021

“Tell me with whom you consort, and I will tell you who you are.”—Goethe

Maybe you’ve seen the Jim Rohn quote about being the average of the five people you spend the most time with? How’s your score?

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not...

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