Category: Purpose

  • Intro to My Influencers: Clayton Christensen

    Intro to My Influencers: Clayton Christensen

    Author’s note: A while ago, when I began my coaching business, I started making a list of those people that influenced me. But a list alone isn’t compelling enough so I wanted to do a deeper dive into each of my influences to share HOW they influenced me, my personal development, and my coaching. Enjoy! The […]

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  • Intro to My Influencers: Liz Gilbert

    Intro to My Influencers: Liz Gilbert

    Photo: Wesley Fryer on Flickr Author’s note: A while ago, when I began my coaching business, I started making a list of those people that influenced me. But a list alone isn’t compelling enough so I wanted to do a deeper dive into each of my influences to share HOW they influenced me, my personal development, […]

  • Intro to my Influencers: Jes Averhart

    Intro to my Influencers: Jes Averhart

    Author’s note: A while ago, when I began my coaching business, I started making a list of those people that influenced me. But a list alone isn’t compelling enough so I wanted to do a deeper dive into each of my influences to share HOW they influenced me, my personal development, and my coaching. Enjoy! […]

  • Hopes and Dreams

    Hopes and Dreams

    One of our family’s coping mechanisms during this pandemic has been our regular ritual of determining each family member’s hope and dream for the weekend. We each choose one thing to add to our often-lengthy chore and to-do list and, then, as a family, we do our best to make that hope and dream come […]

  • Upending the Status Quo

    Upending the Status Quo

    Photo credit: L. Cunningham, US Air Force As someone whose mission is bringing about positive change in communities around transportation and mobility, I think a lot about the status quo. In mobility, the status quo is the exorbitant funding for roads compared to public transit. It’s the loss of vulnerable lives walking and riding bikes […]

  • Above the clouds

    Above the clouds

    It was one of those days where you’re not sure whether you should be flying or not. It was midday, but the sky was dark, the rain is falling, and the wind was howling. You just have to trust that your pilot has been through this before and can handle it. We push back from […]

  • How Will You Measure Your Life?

    Articles about finding purpose in your life are a dime a dozen.  And most of them are too disjointed from reality to be valuable.“How Will You Measure Your Life?” is different (registration required). The Harvard Business Review published Clayton Christensen’s adaptation of a speech that he gave to the Harvard Business School MBA Class of […]