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Myths of Purposeful Aging

In presenting the concept of “Becoming a Purposeful Elder,” I often point out that there are commonly held ageist stereotypes of older adults. These ageist assumptions limit older people’s freedom...

”Is This All There Is?”

A subtle killer stalks us at various times in life. It creeps up on us and overtakes us, exhausting and draining our energy. This creeping force is more prevalent than...

Unlocking Purpose for a Healthy Life

Research increasingly suggests purpose in life is one of the core components of well-being. Unlocking and pursuing a sense of purpose in life can have powerful beneficial effects on both...

Re-Think Your Legacy

Everyone has a reason for living. Finding it is the key to a happier and longer life. Some people have found their purpose early, while others are still looking, though...

Leading a Purposeful Team

Every team has a purpose. More teams fail through lack of purpose than lack of effort. Do you have a purposeful team? Does your team have a clear purpose? Why...

Richard Leider featured in St. Croix Valley Magazine

Richard Leider was featured in the April 2018 publication of St. Croix Valley magazine. Click HERE to read / download the pdf. Visit the St. Croix Valley Magazine website here.

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.

25 Years of Iconic Berrett-Koehler Books

Here’s a year-by-year list of the most iconic, world-changing books Berrett-Koehler has published in its 25 year history. Richard’s book “The Power of Purpose” is featured for the year 1997....

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...