Archive | Our Calling

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.


Go For It! (radio show link included)

Often times we settle. We want to go for it, but instead we pick something less risky and more mundane. Maybe we have a hidden belief that we can’t have what we really want, so we go for something lesser. It feels safer, or a sure bet. If you’d like to listen to the radio […]

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The Masks We Wear

Halloween came and went, yet often we continue to wear a mask – even when we’re not aware of it. The type of masks I’m taking about here flows from an attempt to be or at least appear a certain way. For example, we may try to appear competent, smart, or wealthy, to name a […]

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Giving and Receiving

Giving and receiving are supposed to flow and create a good experience. But it’s not always that way. Sometimes receiving feels icky, and sometimes giving feels icky too. Giving and receiving are two sides of the same interaction, and it should be a good experience for both. Just for a point of clarification, giving and […]

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Blossoming People

Blossoming people are people who encourage and inspire others to blossom. When we want to make a lasting impact in the world, becoming a blossoming person can go a long ways. One great way to cultivate and blossom people is to catch them when they’re doing something good and praise them for that. For me, […]

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Failure and Success

Failure and Success

We are fixated on failure and success. We fear failure and at the same time we are often quick to declare that something is a failure. We strive for success yet only have a vague sense of what success looks like for us personally. Today’s article will unpack and explore these. Failure Failure is just […]

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Your Life’s Work

Have you thought about what might be your life’s work? What is your main contribution to the world? How would you rate your contribution to the world? What you do for yourself, dies with you. What you do for others, lives on. What would you like to live on after your time here on Earth? […]

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Your Recurring Problem

Have you ever had a recurring problem or issue in your life? You think, “this again?” Maybe you’ve moved cities or states (you pulled a “geographic”) and the problem keeps coming back. I know I have. I had conflict at work. I figured it was other people being whacked out, but after it kept coming […]

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The Impact Hour: How to be More Hearable

On this week’s episode of The Impact Hour, How to be More Hearable. Click here to listen. Do you ever feel like people don’t hear you? Perhaps you can be more “hearable” so people will be more receptive to what you say. We will explore a couple examples like giving useful feedback and sharing your […]

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