Tag Archives: purpose

Why Are You Waiting?

Years ago, I bought a book on how to be more proactive and stop putting tasks off for later. Staring at the book on my desk now, I hope the universe likes irony, because I still haven’t gotten around to reading it. Sometimes, it makes me laugh. Other times, when I really let myself think […]

What Motivates Us – Purpose, Autonomy, and Mastery

Piggy-backing on the article I recently wrote regarding purpose, I stumbled across an amazing video adapted from a talk given by New York Times bestselling author, Daniel Pink, at the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce). Pink discusses what motivates us and delves into three elements that encompass a purposeful […]

Orrin Woodward on Purpose

It’s the question that has plagued even the greatest philosophical minds for millenniums (and you know it’s a big deal when even Mel Brooks feels the need to weigh in): “What is the meaning of life?” Now clearly, I am in no position to offer a definitive answer, but one thing I’ve noticed? Whether the […]