How Personal Brand and Shareholder Value Led Us to Selfishness

The pursuit of personal brand and shareholder value have created a business world and society soaked in selfishness. Without accountability and a business and individual mindset shift, we will sink to greater chaos.

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Great to Good Leadership: Good Activates Better Leadership

In leadership, we need a shift from great to good. We need to focus more on the greater good than individual greatness. Good activates better leadership, and the time is now.

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How to Make a Difference in a World That’s Changing Faster than Ever

If it’s true that the world is changing faster than ever, how can we adapt and more importantly find work that matters? Jeremy Chandler shares thoughts on Seth Godin’s idea of connection economy.

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Unraveling the Liberal Arts and College Strands

The value of a liberal arts education is questioned, as is the value of college. We need to get over it and find the right educational path for us, unraveling how we learn and sustain our growth.

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When Everything I Thought About “Finding Your Calling” was Wrong

We’ve been conditioned to believe that “finding your calling” is the ultimate career goal. So how do we find something we care enough about to give everything we have to achieve that goal?

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Walking the Heart Path: An Interview with Sharon Reed

Sharon Reed does many things. Sharon serves as Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer of the Global Girls ProjectTM, a not-for-profit storytelling platform that elevates the importance of character and core values in the global gender conversation. Add into the mix – parent, artist, advocate, author, and much more. Sharon just published Walking the Heart Path:…

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That Time I Was Forced to Unplug

I’ve never been all that good at unplugging. Last week, thanks to a faulty battery in my phone and some holiday traffic on Michigan Avenue, I was forced to spend a bit of time disconnected and without an electronic fix. This time though, the minor inconvenience turned out to be majorly beneficial. It was one…

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Work Is a Blessing

Work is the blessing. A challenging statement when we try to find the easy path or race to retirement. Life is work, and work is a blessing. A new mindset.

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The Coming Day After

Big decisions happen on a given day. Although big decisions do not happen every day, we know the big decision or event days when they come. Tomorrow is Election Day in the United States of America, and it is a big day. More than Election Day itself is the coming day after. Tomorrow sets a…

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Discontentment: A Great Leadership Challenge

Discontentment is evident, and it is more than just an election cycle. In the United States, our election is highlighting the discontentment. With the recent Brexit vote, discontentment is present within the United Kingdom, too. Add in Venezuela, the Middle East, and several other places, and discontentment seems to be present in more places than…

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The Necessity of a Quarter-Life and Mid-Life Crisis

A quarter-life crisis happens. A mid-life crisis unfolds. I have thought both are frauds or distractions. Just do your work, and all will be fine, I thought. But not all will be fine. A crisis may be an overstatement. Terminology throws us. Is struggling with where you are with your career a crisis? Is feeling…

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Forget Life Plans. Pull Life Strings.

Forget life plans. Many life plans lay unused. The time has come to pull life strings and weave a life story of purpose and positive impact.

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