Tag: Motivation

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The Power of Declaring Your Purpose

The Power of Declaring Your Purpose

Every few years I reconsider my purpose. Each time I am reminded of two things. First, few people achieve clarity of purpose without working hard for it. Said another way, your purpose doesn't usually just come to you out of thin air. The best reason I can come up with for why purpose is so [...]

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Are You Challenging Yourself Enough?

Are You Challenging Yourself Enough?

Some challenges you consciously chose.  Others were brought on by circumstances out of your conscious control. Yet regardless of the source, with each challenge you have faced and will face comes a tremendous opportunity - the opportunity to change. As Fred DeVito says: "If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you." Sometimes you change [...]

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Why Setting Expectations Can Backfire

Following is a guest post by Garret Kramer, author of Stillpower: Excellence with Ease in Sports and Life. His revolutionary approach to performance has transformed the careers of professionals athletes and coaches, Olympians, and collegiate players. Kramer's work has been featured on WFAN, ESPN, Fox, and CTV, as well as in national publications such as [...]

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The Urge to Lead

Since Lolly Daskal and I launched our You Matter Radio Show  in January 2010 we have interviewed an amazing array of truly bright, inspired and inspiring people from around the world.  Our interviews are a way for us to inquire into the limitless ways people are making a difference by leveraging their unique passions, talents [...]

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Casting off the “Good Junk”

For me 2009 was a year of tremendous learning and change, love and loss, as well as shedding stuff and organizing.  Now that the frenzy of activity has passed I have enjoyed some time to reflect on many things including lessons learned. The lesson revealed to me was one my dad tried to teach me [...]

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