Intention

How to Recover from Stressful Situations: Take 10 for Movement and Meditation

Green Means Go!

Have you ever found yourself sitting at a traffic light, 2nd in line, and when the light turns green, the jerk in front of you just sits there? On his phone, no doubt. Keep your head out of your apps, buddy! you think. Then, the light turns yellow, and this bozo is still just sitting there. You honk. …

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When Chaos Ensues, Your Mission Leads the Way

In these challenging times, when everything that was familiar and predictable has been lost, there’s one word that’s been spoken perhaps more than any other–at least, for those of us leading teams and organizations. It’s a word that one colleague told me, “If I heard that one more time, I’m going to throw up.” Which …

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Coronavirus Isn’t All That’s Contagious – What Are You Spreading?

Reading time: 3 minutes, 59 seconds So, have you heard about this thing called the coronavirus that’s going around? I’m kidding, of course–when I ask if you’ve heard about it–because it’s EVERYWHERE. I mean, everywhere I turn I see a big graphic with some combination of red, black, white, or yellow and words like OUTBREAK …

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5 Daily Practices to Cultivate Resilience, Find Happiness, and Thrive in the Midst of Uncertainty

This is the third video in the Rise and Thrive video series, building on what we’ve learned so far about the Art of Contentment and the Power of Possibility. While the first two videos provide two cornerstone ideas about what it means to truly thrive–being content with what “is” while being pulled toward the possibility …

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What Is My Purpose? Perhaps You’ve Known All Along

Inspirational Speaker Shawn Ellis at the top of the mountain - Yellowstone National Park

Have you been wrestling with questions like: What is my purpose? What is my calling? What is my real passion? What am I supposed to be doing? I spent well over a decade asking myself those types of questions. And even after I felt certain I had found the answer, I still questioned myself—because my …

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