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

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 house is no home unless it includes food and fire for the mind as well as the body.” In some ways, the quote is even more poignant today than when it was written (19th Century), as American society has continued its inexorable shift toward the pursuit of physical wealth and tangible possessions. In doing so, we have risked losing sight of the true importance of “place” in our lives. A place is, first and foremost, a tangible thing. It’s where we choose to live. The concept of place, however, does not just encompass our physical house or home; it refers to our entire environment – our friends, family, community, climate and even politics. In other words, our vision of place dictates both where and how we live. It’s also a mindset, as finding contentment and satisfaction in our chosen place is a matter of perspective. For example, one can live in a fashionable, sprawling mansion with a beautiful family in an idyllic location, and still be deeply unfulfilled. And the

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The Power of Purpose Workshop

We all have a unique gift and were put on this earth to share it. What is yours? Join Richard at the Omega Institute in June for this 3-day workshop. Click HERE to learn more…

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Blog Posts

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…

Why Uncertain Times Need Certainty of Purpose

What are we to do to survive and thrive in this volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous environment? (VUCA) The mere fact that we have to ask that question is unsettling.  Many…