Please Read: Important Message

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If you are reading this blog post, I HOPE you will CHOOSE to continue receiving my future posts.  As the result of upgrading my technological platform, you need to RESUBSCRIBE.  You can quickly do that by clicking here. As a subscriber, you receive my monthly podcast on the second Friday of each month.  This is where I interview some of …

How To Live A Well Designed Life

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This post is my last in a series of recent posts based on reading the book Designing Your Life:  How To Build A Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans.  They teach how to grow into your life regardless of age or stage.  If you go to their website, they provide numerous resources including worksheets to help you work through …

Designing Your Life: Odyssey Planning 101

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For the past few weeks, my posts have reflected what I learned from reading Designing Your Life:  How To Build A Well-Lived Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans.  They advocate doing a quick assessment based on the dashboard metaphor in order to build a compass to guide your way. Since they consider the future to be an odyssey–a journey full …

Designing Your Life: Build a Compass

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Do you know the way?  Are you designing your life so the rest of life is the best of life?  Several of my recent posts have been about designing your life based on a book by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans titled Designing Your Life:  How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life.  They say start where you are and that requires …

Becoming a Sage Episode 9

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. Episode 9 features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Chris Monroe.   Chris enjoyed a wonderful career collaborating with newspaper publishers on ways to reach audiences in new and different ways, sharing the dynamics of an ever-changing industry with the uninitiated and protecting the public’s right to know from government intrusion. The …

Designing Your Life–Look for Role Models

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Last year, I started a monthly podcast series called Becoming a Sage.  On the second Friday of each month, I release one of my podcasts as a blog post.  This has been an educational and rewarding experience for me as I have interviewed some of the top thought leaders and authors in the field of positive aging and life beyond retirement. …

Designing Your Life–Life By Design: Part 1

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If you are interested in having the rest of life be the best of life (regardless of your age), then this post is for you.  The next few posts are focused on using a design mindset in living our life with meaning and on purpose.  The goal is to be intentional about how you are spending your most valuable assets–your …

Work Deeply and Then Be Done

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This post is written for those of you who are Type A, driven, goal oriented, and who have trouble slowing down and appreciating downtime.  If you know how to work deeply, now you need to learn how to “be done” with work.   As the saying goes, “work hard and play hard.”  A few of my recent posts have been …