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.

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Richard Leider

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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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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 maintain strong feelings of purpose and community. For some people, life purpose is a spiritual concept, or has a religious dimension. For others, it’s a more secular notion, a need to be valued as a member of a family or group. Not everyone feels the need to name their life purpose but everyone needs to be needed. Purpose is fundamental. Mattering, ultimately, matters. As we mature through the phases of our life, experiencing various levels of psychological, emotional and, ultimately, spiritual growth, we may come to think more deeply about our life purpose and find ourselves yearning for deeper levels of meaning. Many people, at some phase of their lives, feel stuck, going nowhere, drifting without direction, wondering “what is the point of it all?” Here are three quick ways to unlock the power of purposeful aging and answer that question. 1. Choose to age purposefully. Consider choosing a new mindset – that of “aging purposefully” rather than “having a purpose.” Aging purposefully means choosing how you will use your

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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

Finding Your Place in the Second Half of Life

      By Richard Leider and Dan Martin April 12, 2017 View article online on Jackson.com site U.S. journalist and women’s rights advocate Margaret Fuller once said that “a

Pinkcast 1.20: Discover your purpose (in one minute) with the Napkin Test

What should you do with the rest of your life? In the latest Pinkcast, Richard Leider, host of PBS’s The Power of Purpose, offers a one-minute exercise to answer that