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The Three Keys to Self-Awareness personal development tga Aug 21, 2023

Self-awareness begins with self-efficacy.

You have to trust yourself and your ability to know who you are and your capacity to get what you want before you can close those gaps.

But the desire to know where you stand and what's expected of you that's hardwired by biology and evolution and...

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Howard Getson - "Emotional Alchemy" tga tips from podcast guests Aug 16, 2023

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 Howard Getson, CEO of Captalogix. Tune into the entire conversation here.

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When is it time to change your mind? art of encore living personal development tga Aug 14, 2023

What should you do when you realize you're playing a game you no longer want to play?

Ignore sunk costs and walk away.

I get it. It's hard.

Most  of us over-identify with roles and goals in ways that are unhealthy or nurture our unhappiness.

Or we fall into the identity trap by clinging...

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Nic Peterson - "You can't win a race you don't want to be in." tga tips from podcast guests Aug 09, 2023

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 Nic Peterson, author of Bumpers and founder of the Guardian Academy. Tune into...

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The Power of Polarization art of encore living personal development tga Jul 30, 2023

Practice the art of pissing people off more often.

What?!?!

Sure, polarization gets a bad rap, especially in today's politics and culture wars. But what if I told you there's a GENEROUS side to pissing people off?

Hear me out.

As a recovering people pleaser, I now realize that practicing ...

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What is Purpose? art of encore living personal development tga Jul 26, 2023

What is purpose (and why does it matter)?

When I found myself broken, lost, and alone at a midlife crossroads, purpose literally saved my life. So, I'm talking about it in case it might save you.

Something that helped me was defining what purpose meant (at least to me).

I decided that purpose is "a...

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How to Pay Attention art of encore living personal development tga Jul 24, 2023

Attention may be our most undervalued resource.

Why?

There are SO many associated costs.

Attention means "to stretch toward."

This means whatever you're paying attention to also costs you time, effort, and energy (at the very least).

What you pay attention to can also impact your identity and...

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I am you. art of encore living personal development tga Jul 17, 2023

How do you turn the difference only you can make into an offer, cause, and/or community that serves others?

I struggled to answer these questions when I felt the pull to make a pivot in my life's work.

But I learned the difference only I can make lies in helping people solve the problem I...

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The Path to Wisdom art of encore living personal development tga Jul 12, 2023

What is the path to wisdom?

Here's an approach I'm playing with.

Knowledge => Learning => Intelligence* => Virtue => Wisdom

Let's define our terms.

  • Knowledge - the acquisition of information
  • Learning - the implementation of knowledge to change behavior
  • Intelligence -...
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Impressions Or Impact? art of encore living personal development tga Jul 10, 2023

Are you using social media, or is it using you?

My social media expert friends tell me I do social media all wrong.

They send me updates about the algorithm and hacks for creating content that ranks higher and gets more impressions, reactions, and comments.

But here's the thing.

You can't win a...

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Life ≠ Living art of encore living personal development tga Jul 05, 2023

Life and living are related, of course.

But the distinctions between the two are worth considering.

Life begins with birth and ends with death.

Living is the quality of your experience in between.

Life requires adequate oxygen, water, nutrition, and a reasonable temperature (98.6°ish).

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The Antidote to Chaos art of encore living personal development tga Jun 26, 2023

It's challenging to maintain progress in endeavors that matter (never mind sustain progress).

Why?

Entropy.

What's entropy?

Entropy is the inclination for untended things to decline into disorder.

For instance, if you don't maintain healthy eating and exercise habits, your body (along with your...

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