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Write Your Manifesto (here’s how)

- - Courage, Tools, Work

A manifesto is a public declaration of your intentions. It’s a simple articulation of what you believe and a vision of the world that you wish to create.

Whether you realize it or not, some of the speeches and documents that have most shaped the world could be called manifestos:

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech casts a vision of the world the MLK spent his life working to create.

The Declaration of Independence is an articulation of what the founders of the United States believed about humanity, and their intention to be free from outside rule.

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[Short] The Obstacle is the Way

In story form, the main character or hero wants something and embarks on a quest to achieve it. That quest is riddled with challenges and obstacles, which is what makes the story fun and entertaining.

But in our lives and careers, we tend to think of obstacles differently. Host, Dan Cumberland invites you to reframe everything you thought you knew about failure, obstacles, and hope.
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From Burned-Out to Bakery Founder with Michelle Savage

Michelle Savage is a friend and former client.  A few years ago she left her job and moved to Europe for few months, and dream about what would come next for her.  I had the chance to work with her one-on-one through that discernment process.  Since then she has been on quite a journey.

Today’s episode is a conversation that we shared recently while she was visiting Seattle.

I’m excited to share her story with you because her story isn’t that of an expert, but of a woman who has made some courageous choices to create work and a life that she believes in.  She’s still in process, and it’s beautiful to witness.
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Sabbaticals Are For Everyone: Why, How, and When

- - Interview, Podcast, Work

Today’s episode is a little different. In my conversation with Corbett Barr in the last episode, I was struck by the role that time off played in his career shift. We talked about it as both a “sabbatical” and a “vision quest”. Though most people might be familier with these idea, it is commonly something reserved for clergy and teachers.

Today, I wanted to explore the idea of intentional time off for everyone, so I got together with my good friend Lacy Clark Ellman. Lacy is a spiritual director and blogger who writes around idea of intentionality in life. She also has just returned from a sabbatical.

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How Extended Time Off Can Help You Succeed with Corbett Barr

Corbett Barr is an entrepreneur and blogger. He is a cofounder of Fizzle.co — an online community built around business training for entrepreneurs.

Corbett’s work took a dramatic turn when he left the traditional venture capital startup world to ask the question, what else could he do. I found his thoughtfulness around what he does and why he does it to be very inspiring, and I hope that you will too.

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