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

The Spirit of Mentoring

“What you are speaks so loudly, I cannot hear what you say.”   – African proverb Becoming a mentor is not for everyone.  It takes an investment of time, a commitment to help others, and a gift.  This is key, so I repeat it – a gift.  Mentors inspire us by being who they are.  As they say, “What you are speaks so loudly, I cannot hear what you say.” The Mentors Gift? As with good parenting or teaching, the mentor’s task is to ease themselves out of a job.  In other words, good mentoring emboldens us to grow up and to grow out of our role.  While some mentors might mobilize us toward shared goals, those with the “mentor’s gift” uplift us. The secret to profoundly influencing others as a mentor lies in transparency – opening our own lives to inspection, warts, and all.  Those mentors who merely preach, we tend to ignore.  Or, we study them for the “what-not-to-be” lesson. The mentor’s gift animates our lives.  It moves us toward becoming our authentic selves.  Mentoring is a process of opening our lives to others. Every wise mentor must do two things: make a connection and use that connection to

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Featured Events

Global Institute for Leadership Development (GILD) 2018

Great leadership is Purposeful Leadership™:  Transform your organization’s leadership capabilities by coming together at GILD. Richard will co-chair the GILD event in Palm Desert, CA from September 30 – October 5, 2018. Click HERE for…

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Sage-ing International 2018 Global Conference

Elder Voices Transforming the World: Our Stories in Action! Join Richard Leider and other incredible keynote speakers at the 2018 conference.  All who aspire to be on a Sage-ing (conscious aging) journey are invited to come…

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Blog Posts

Goodness Pays Leadership Podcast

Good Leadership Enterprises launched their Goodness Pays Leadership Podcast series in March 2018.  Richard Leider is featured on one of the first five episodes on “The Power of Purpose.” Click…

Alan Webber Elected Mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico

Richard’s co-author, Alan Webber, elected Mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Click HERE to read more.

The Spirit of Mentoring

“What you are speaks so loudly, I cannot hear what you say.”   – African proverb Becoming a mentor is not for everyone.  It takes an investment of time, a commitment…