Living on Purpose #6: Mastering Yourself

Living on Purpose #6: Mastering Yourself

When we choose to Live Life On Purpose, we become true adults. We acknowledge that we already have the answers we need to live a life of our choosing, and abandon the notion that the source of our discontent is “out there”. We embrace the certainty that each of us is...
Living on Purpose #5: Closing The Gap

Living on Purpose #5: Closing The Gap

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing”.   Steven R. Covey That about nails it, doesn’t it?  It succinctly describes an important challenge we all face: doing what is most vital to fulfilling our purpose while balancing the myriad requests, demands...
Living on Purpose #4:  Finding Your Purpose

Living on Purpose #4: Finding Your Purpose

What is my purpose in life? This is not a frivolous question. While it may seem to be the purview of navel gazers and philosophers, it can actually mean the difference between life and death. In his 1946 book Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl chronicles his...
Living on Purpose #3: Life Domains

Living on Purpose #3: Life Domains

Decisions, decisions. Always more decisions. We are pulled in so many directions. Living on purpose involves making decisions between and within various aspects of our lives. Frequently referred to as “domains,” our lives consist of distinct, yet interconnected...
Living on Purpose #2: Taking Stock

Living on Purpose #2: Taking Stock

How am I doing right now? Am I winning? Moving forward, or treading water?  Good questions. How do we know? To live life on purpose, instead of by accident, we need to get really clear on what we are striving toward. What ideal looks like. Every one of us is...
Living On Purpose #1

Living On Purpose #1

We are born to strive. And to thrive.  But strive towards what, exactly? Innately gifted to succeed against adversity, we rise to the challenge again and again. We pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and weigh back in. Our biggest challenge is picking the right...
How to Have a Career and Have a Life

How to Have a Career and Have a Life

I’m expected to perform at ever-higher levels at work. My spouse is on my case because I’m rarely home, and when I am, I’m not really present. We’re shuffling the kids from one activity to another, meals are taken on the run, and I can’t remember the last time I had...

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