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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...

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....

10 Ways to Renew Yourself

Leadership is an endless unfolding and, if we choose it to be, an endless process of self-discovery and self-renewal. Self-renewal is the choice, curiosity, and courage we bring to ensuring...

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...

Pinkcast 1.20: Discover your purpose (in one minute) with the Napkin Test

What should you do with the rest of your life? In the latest Pinkcast, Richard Leider, host of PBS’s The Power of Purpose, offers a one-minute exercise to answer that...

Why Uncertain Times Need Certainty of Purpose

What are we to do to survive and thrive in this volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous environment? (VUCA) The mere fact that we have to ask that question is unsettling.  Many...

Where Should I Unpack?

Unpack.  Repack.  Repeat. What will make you happy in the next phase of your life?  “Unpacking” means asking the right questions, rather than offering the wrong answers.  As simple, yet...

The Purpose Coaches’ Checkup

Did you do your annual life checkup yet? When was the last time you did a physical exam?  A financial review?  A car tuneup?  How about a life checkup? Do...

Is It the End of Work As We Know It?

It’s the end of work as we know it. Gone are the days when having a job meant “doing your job.”  No longer can anyone anywhere expect the future of...