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What's Your Nonnegotiable?

What’s your nonnegotiable? What’s the one thing you must do most days or things will not go right with you? The one thing that you will not give up for time or money or sex. (Okay, maybe for sex, but stick with me here.)

Demystifying Purpose with Laura Berman Fortgang

You see, purpose is not chosen. It’s not a slogan or a bumper sticker that, if you like it, you don it on your car or business card. Purpose is something you ARE, not something you DO. And that’s where most folks go wrong…they use a WHAT to describe what is really a WHO.

Burn, Baby, Burn into This New Year

My daughter and I hosted a small but fancy dress-up New Year's party at our house. Champagne, delicious snacks, tarot cards, and a burning bowl for releasing the old year. Certainly not a unique activity, but one that always seems to bring a certain level of satisfaction. People love ritual and gathering around a fire is as primal and connecting as it gets.

You Can't Have It All: Heartache or Relief?

If you’re anything like me, after years of those five words sounding to your go-getter ears like a worldview trying to stifle you—one fine day, you start hearing them a little differently. And what once struck you as a blockade starts to resemble a gateway. And what once looked like not enough now appears as the right amount.

Learning How to Think like da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was a fascinating character, a gifted artist, and an original thinker whose skill crossed so many disciplines that he is the quintessential "Renaissance man."