the purpose journey…

I know, another writing on purpose, right? It’s always such an interesting topic, especially when it’s one of those things that people want to find. Well, even if you don’t ever “find” your purpose, you can still have purpose and live a purposeful life.  If you believe in the definition that purpose is: (1) becoming … Continue reading

terrible decisions…

How many times have you read an article and almost the entire time you’re reading it, you’re shaking or nodding your hear in agreement?  I just read an article like that on Monday – and again a few minutes ago.  And both time, I couldn’t help but to nod my head, saying to myself, “Yep, … Continue reading

the best thing that happened to me…

If you’ve been reading this blog, you know that I’m always on the lookout for new and different ideas to help people grow and become the best version of themselves (and serve profoundly).  One of my favorite authors, Mark Manson, sent out a newsletter this past Monday (June 8th); in his newsletter, he typically writes … Continue reading

a laugh…james veitch

My posts are typically about life and higher education. Today, it’s I decided to change it up a bit.  Last night, I was watching a video on developing the entrepreneurial spirit in teenagers on YouTube.  When I finished, there were options of alternate videos that you can watch.  Of course, I could have gone to … Continue reading

the catalyst tribe…

Have you ever felt like you were called to do something bigger? As you can tell from my posts in the past, you may notice that I’m all about empowering people to create lives that matter – not only for themselves, but for others as well. It’s been a compelling purpose for a few years … Continue reading

true work

I received an email message on Monday from one of my favorite authors, Jeff Goins, that really hit home for me right now, as I wonder if there’s a place for my work at my current institution. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been thinking a lot about my work, both within and outside … Continue reading

reinventing advising and coaching for 2030

I just found out that one of my favorite authors, Clayton M Christensen, passed away in January.  He was best know for his work in Disruptive Innovation.  Here’s a quote that I found that sums up how I want to best live my life: “I’ve concluded that the metric by which God will assess my … Continue reading