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Living in our strengths and passions to make the world a better place is ultimately satisfying. Under this category, we talk about how to align our lives with our strengths, passions, values and life experience. In short, we talk about how to live our calling.

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The Impact Hour: Recommitting to Your Goals

It’s that time of year not that January has come and gone where you might have given up on your goals and new years resolutions. Maybe you haven’t gotten around to working on your new year’s goals. On this episode of The Impact Hour, we talk about why achieving goals can be difficult and some […]

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The Impact Hour: Feed Your Soul, Nourish Your Body

On this week’s episode of The Impact Hour, we interview guest, Kim McLaughlin. Click here to listen. Kim empowers people to end emotional eating. She’ll be providing tips on how to stop struggling with food and enjoy a peaceful satisfying relationship with food instead. This isn’t about dieting because diets don’t create long-term change. For […]

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The Impact Hour: More Unchained Men

When growing up, men were often told that strong emotions are too much. Anger is not ok. Exuberance is too loud. They learn they need to be strong and tough. So men learn to put on a persona. They project the “me people want to see” instead of the “real me.” As a result, many […]

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What You’ll Regret

I’ve been having conversations with folks about what kind of legacy they want from their lives and what they desire most. One of the themes I hear is around experiences, for example, “I’d like to travel the world. I think I’d have regret if I got to the end of my life and didn’t travel […]

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The Impact Hour: Unchained Men

On this week’s episode of The Impact Hour, we interview a group called Unchained Men. As men, we are often left to figure out life on our own. We learn that we need to be tough, self-reliant, and strong. We get backward ideas about what it means to lead, so we either become pushy and […]

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How to Make Change in the New Year

Now that it’s a new year, many folks are looking to set goals, make new commitments and change things. If you want this year to be better than the last, here are a few things to consider. 1. Change in Your Life Requires Change in You There’s an old saying, “Insanity is doing the same […]

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The Anatomy of Conflict

Conflict in relationships is pretty much unavoidable. But what causes conflict, just a difference of opinion? A whole lot of conflict runs deeper than just disagreeing. Let’s dive into the anatomy of conflict. Inside Conflict The main thing to recognize is that in most conflict, each person is really not reacting to the other person, […]

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The Impact Hour: How to Be More Influential

Do you want to be more influential? Do you want to influence your kids? Spouse or significant other? Coworkers or customers? Friends? In this episode of The Impact Hour, we explore what you can do to be more influential with the people around you.Click here to listen. For example, when you want to change the […]

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Awesome Holiday Visits (radio show link included)

Often times we hear from people that visiting for the holidays is strained. We don’t always get along with family members, but we’re stuck with them anyway. Other times our interactions are fine, but it certainly wouldn’t hurt to make them even better. Today we are talking about having awesome holiday visits where interactions flow […]

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