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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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 impacts all aspects of our lives – health, career, relationships, and longevity. Self-awareness also contributes to effective leadership and correlates with organizational performance. Despite its close association with “high performance” and career success, self-awareness is generally in short supply even though it can be developed in leaders. One of the long-standing dichotomies in the 60-billion-dollar field of leadership development is whether to teach leadership and “skills” that lead to higher performance (a competency model that is easy to measure), or to teach leadership as a complex moral relationship between the leader and the led (a purpose-based model that is challenging to measure.) Self-Awareness Daniel Goleman pioneered the idea that “the ability to understand and recognize your moods, emotions, and drives, as well as their effect on others”, was a hallmark of effective leaders. Self-awareness can directly translate into better professional and personal choices and result in more fulfilling careers. Goleman suggests that when it comes to an organization’s leadership competency model there is a strong pattern: “When it comes to

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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

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