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The Working Worried

Many of us, today, are working and worried. Gone are the days when having a job meant “doing your job.” We are feeling anxious and worried because we can no...

StarTribune Feature Article ~ How to Find Our Purpose Now

Gail Rosenblum, editor of the Inspired section at StarTribune, interviewed Richard on finding purpose in times like these. Click HERE to read the article on StarTribune.com

How to Throw the Ultimate Dinner Party… creating meaningful conversation face-to-face when meeting in person isn’t possible

“Physical Distancing” If you’re working from home for the foreseeable future due to the ongoing pandemic, you’re most likely going to be getting a lot more comfortable with video conferencing....

The New Midlife Crisis

You’ve no doubt heard of or had a “midlife crisis” – that period of chaos some go through roughly between the ages of 40 and 60. But, have you heard...

Minnesota Alumni Spring 2020 Feature Article ~ Unlock Your Purpose

Finding out what we’re meant to do with our lives can be a journey taken in stages, filled with periods of reflection and reassessment along the way. Richard is featured...

Imposter?… Take This 3 Question Quiz

Have you ever felt like “I’m in over my head and they’re going to find out?” Let me share a little coaching secret: Deep down many successful people feel like...

Linkage Leadership Insights Blog

How to Become A Trusted Leader – A Q&A with Purpose Guru Richard Leider Click HERE to read the Linkage blog article featuring Richard Leider!

“Enough About Me!”

“Enough about me! What do you think about me?” **************** If you have the tendency to make every conversation about you, you might be a “conversational narcissist” and not even...

A NEW LIFE PHASE: “What’s Next?”

by Richard Leider Are you at a point in your life where you’re asking “What’s next?” You’ve finished one chapter and you have yet to write the next one. Many...

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...