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What I've Been Reading - Winter 2021 book recommendations Feb 01, 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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What does it mean to be creative on purpose? creative on purpose basics Jan 27, 2021

Creativity is the act of making change happen. It’s an inherent human instinct used to solve interesting, difficult, and even wicked problems.

Engaging your creative impulse is how you get from where you are to where you want to be.

Purpose is a posture, a way of being. To apply yourself to...

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Routines and Relationships personal development Jan 25, 2021

I know of no more powerful levers for encouraging either stuckness or progress in your endeavor.

Unhelpful, unnecessary, or unhealthy habits lead to stagnation and impede your efforts to elevate your craft.

Thoughtless, unsupportive, or negative people trip you up and hold you back.
It's seductive...

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What does it mean to be a difference-maker? creative on purpose basics Jan 20, 2021

For people like us, it means being someone who’s leaning in and leveling up in endeavors that enhance the lives of others. Making things better. Serving. Doing the work. Living your legacy. Being creative on purpose.

To be a difference-maker is to pursue excellence in yourself and your...

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Living into Your Dream creativity personal development Jan 18, 2021

Creativity is a basic human impulse we all employ whenever we want to make a difference or make change happen.

 

Creativity is always a collaborative act. Even when you engage in creative enterprise alone, you employ knowledge and resources that come...

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Worthiness personal development Jan 18, 2021

Are you a generous, thoughtful, and empathetic human being?

 

Of course you are.

 

You acknowledge the dignity of others and believe they are deserving of your respect and kindness.

 

And, of course, you extend this sense of value and worthiness toward...

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What is an endeavor? creative on purpose basics Jan 13, 2021

An endeavor is more than a hobby. It's work done out loud and in public.

Your endeavor might be a passion project or side hustle. It may be a personal or professional enterprise. It can be your occupation or responsibility, but your endeavor isn't necessarily summed up by your job or role.

What's...

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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 creative on purpose basics 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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