Why Purpose?

Your Purpose. Your aim or goal. Your reason for being. Your reason for getting up in the morning. You may not have considered the first three items, but most of us have wondered about a reason to get up in the morning, at least occasionally. The power of purpose, is about that reason: to help you unlock the purpose of your life.

Biography

Richard Leider

Welcome to the Power of Purpose.

Richard Leider is widely recognized as one of America's preeminent executive-life coaches, for his work helping 100,000 leaders from over 100 organizations discover the power of their leadership purpose. Richard is the author of ten books including three bestsellers, and his books have sold over one million copies in 20 languages.

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Richard’s books for purposeful living

Richard is the author of ten books, including three best sellers, and his books have sold over one million copies. Repacking Your Bags and The Power of Purpose are considered classics in the personal growth field.

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Featured Article

10 Ways to Renew Yourself

Leadership is an endless unfolding and, if we choose it to be, an endless process of self-discovery and self-renewal. Self-renewal is the choice, curiosity, and courage we bring to ensuring that our life is moving forward, with every age and life phase bringing us closer to becoming our authentic selves in the world. Becoming a leader demands that we take the time to probe the fearful and wonderful world within. That we identify our purpose and values beyond the self and stand for something. Are you feeling stuck? Dull? Plateaued? Bored? Lacking purpose? Perhaps it’s time to take a few small steps to renew yourself. Lacking self-awareness and self-renewal, “empty suit” leaders often devote themselves to fitting in rather than standing out. They suffer from “inner kill” – the art of dying without knowing it or showing it. By the time we reach our twenties, our family, friends, school, and society in general have framed our story of how to be. But we begin to “become” leaders at the moment when we decide for ourselves how to be. We must separate who we are becoming from who the world thinks we are and wants us to be. Otherwise, by midlife

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Featured Events

Omega Blue Spirit 2018

Richard will be teaching at Blue Spirit the week of January 13-20, 2018. Click here to read more and to register. Course Description: UNLOCK THE POWER OF PURPOSE What is a purposeful life? It’s a…

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Rancho La Puerta Workshop

Richard will be teaching at Rancho La Puerta the week of March 24-30, 2018. Course Description: HOW TO UNLOCK YOUR PURPOSE We all want to find our purpose, eventually—that thing that gives us deep meaning…

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Blog Posts

10 Ways to Renew Yourself

Leadership is an endless unfolding and, if we choose it to be, an endless process of self-discovery and self-renewal. Self-renewal is the choice, curiosity, and courage we bring to ensuring…

Becoming a Purposeful Leader

The Concept “Self-awareness” – having a developed sense of who you are, what you stand for, who you stand with – is long acknowledged as contributing to individual effectiveness.  Self-awareness…

The Power of Purposeful Aging

A sense of life purpose promotes physical, mental, and spiritual health. People who seek meaning beyond themselves are healthier, happier, and live longer. It’s vital to our well-being that we…