The Purpose Manifesto

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

Welcome to the Power of Purpose.

Everything that exists has a purpose. We were born for a reason and we live in a purposeful world. Every one of us has unique gifts and a purpose to use those gifts to contribute value to that world. My purpose is to help you to UNLOCK YOUR PURPOSE

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.

** Look for Richard's new book WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW OLD?: The Path to Purposeful Aging available in 2021.

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From the blog of Richard Leider

Blog Posts

Three Steps to Unlocking Your Purpose

Why Purpose Matters“Why is it so hard to find my life purpose?” “Does it really matter?” There are many reasons. Sometimes the world’s problems just seem too big and we...

Is Purpose Spiritual?

The path of purposeful living is, ultimately, a spiritual journey. From birth onward, we are all getting older. But we are, hopefully, also growing whole – maturing spiritually. Aging belongs...

Global Servant-Leadership Book

The contributors to this collection address some of the most significant leadership challenges of the twenty-first century to reveal a path toward more healthy and sustainable individuals, families, organizations, and...

Upcoming Events

Notre Dame Inspiring Conversations Series

The Inspired Leadership Initiative and the Notre Dame Alumni Association have partnered to launch Inspiring Conversations, a new discussion series that will invite leaders from a broad spectrum of disciplines addressing their approach to leading…

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