Where does this piece go?

We are all trying to “puzzle” our way through life. As you piece together your identity, consider the people, communities, and values that impact you.

Have you Discovered the Swan Within?

You’ve likely heard the children’s story about the ugly duckling. What difference does a change in perspective make? Read on to find out how you can relate to his experience.

Let Your Light Shine

You’re on a journey… not just to discover the light shining within you, but to let it out and let it shine. That moment when you discover who you really are and why you’re really here—your ultimate, individual “why”—and then align your life so that you’re living it… it’s absolutely glorious. To you and to everybody else.

Discover the light within

You are capable of greatness. In fact, it is already within you. You just need to discover it, and then work to bring your life into alignment so that your life’s mission and your life become one and the same. That’s when you’ll shine. That’s when you’ll experience full joy and fulfillment, when you’re actions align to your purpose. We can help.

TEDx Talk: Reaching your personal escape velocity

We must make a fundamental change to how we view ourselves—not as the product of our past, but for the potential of our future. Watch Rusty Lindquist use his personal story to introduce a foundational aspect of Escape Velocity at TEDx.

Who I am makes a difference

The inspiring story of how a young man was saved by a simple expression of how important he was, in this touching story of “Who I Am Makes a Difference.”

There is no secret ingredient!

The key to accomplishing all that you ever wanted, the key to changing who you are, the key to reaching new heights, the key to limitless personal power… is just believing in yourself.

Finding your own personal sweet spot

COP is an acronym where each letter stands for “Competency,” “Opportunity,” and “Passion,” where they all intersect is the sweet spot, the area in your life/career that you will be the happiest and be at your very best.

Lessons from the Apple iPhone 2.0

We all market ourselves. Consider ways that you might change your message or your approach. Pick a few things that matter the most, and make them more friendly, accessible, and engaging. Customize your message to your audience.

The blessed nature of simplicity

Life seems to have become focused on how much more you can take on. How much more you can do. How much more you can acquire. All too often, we mistake complexity for progress.

Stop trying to be someone you’re not

At this moment, is anything trying to pull you into being someone you’re not? For in reality, the more you try to become someone you’re not, the sillier you look.

Of Royal Birth

A simple poem that shows the worth of an individual and the implications that we are capable of greatness. Whatever your belief system, understanding that you have inherent worth will give you a solid foundation to build on.

A psalm of life

A PSALM OF LIFE articles A Psalm of LifeHenry Wadsworth Longfellow Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dream!For the soul is dead that slumbers,And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest!And the grave is not its goal;Dust thou art, to dust returnest,Was not spoken of the […]

Life Sculptor

LIFE SCULPTOR articles In association with “It is what you make of it” and “The Builders“, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, here’s another beautiful poem supporting the same point. Life Sculpture George Washington Doane Chisel in hand stood a sculptor boy With his marble block before him, And his eyes lit up with a smile of […]

Emotional Supply Lines sustain us all

The notion of a supply line is not unique to the military. Every day, each of us wages our own personal battles. Who or what is your emotional supply line?