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 the top executive coaches in the world, for his work helping 100,000 leaders from more than 50 corporations discover the power of purpose. Richard is the author of nine 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 nine 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

Traveling With a Purpose

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all people cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try to understand each other we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou There’s so much more to travel than just crossing a place off on a bucket list!  Today, you hear a lot about travel bucket lists and the 1000 places to see before you die.  I’ve checked off a few, but I’m now at a phase of life where I’d prefer to travel with a purpose. I love returning again and again to places that speak most loudly to my heart.  Tanzania is one of those places that keep calling me to return.  My multiple visits have taught me important insights about traveling with purpose. It’s only when you’ve known a person for many years and have a shared wealth of experiences that you fully appreciate his or her true essence.  I’ve learned that the same is true for a place.  Each visit to a favored destination can help us dig a little deeper into its essence. My love for Tanzania’s people, wildlife, and wild places pulls me back time and time again

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Featured Events

Transforming Aging Summit 2016

    Discover a New Paradigm for Conscious Aging! This FREE online 3-day event runs from March 1-3, 2016 and features many incredible speakers. Click HERE for more information and to sign up for this…

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Purpose Panel Discussion

Can Finding Your Purpose Keep You Healthy? Join Richard and other panel members for a lively discussion and learn how happy and healthy connect.  The event runs from 11am to 1pm and includes lunch. Click…

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Blog Posts

Traveling With a Purpose

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all people cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try to understand each other…

The Core of Life Reimagined (Part IX)

The Ultimate Why “Why?”  This simple question, which we utter many times a day, is loaded with assumptions of what philosophers call “teleology.”  Teleology is the study of design and…

What Can Hunter-Gatherers Teach Us About Purpose

I have been leading Inventure Expedition “walking safaris” in Tanzania, East Africa for three decades.  With my guide friend and partner, Daudi Peterson, we were able to initiate contact with…