“Plugging In” To What Matters Most

Earlier this month, I had the great pleasure of traveling to Spain and Ireland with my wife and kids.

This trip meant that for a little over a week, all of us were free from the distractions of work, email, social media, television, and video games. And more...

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Being a "Wingman"

By Dan Thurmon, Posted June 18th 2018

What does it mean to be a “Wingman” for those most important in life? This week we learn from the Atlanta Braves “Hometown Hero,” Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman. So honored to celebrate the occasion and gain some valuable insight from a great friend.

Rob Waldman is a Lt. Col. in the US Air Force,...

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IN STUDIO - Webcast #14

By John O'Leary, Posted June 18th 2018

IN STUDIO – Webcast #14: FEARLESSNESS: Six Words to Ensure You Live Your Most Courageous Life Live Inspired IN STUDIO Webcasts are LIVE every third Monday of the month at 10:30 AM CST. If you are unable to attend live, you can access the video, audio downloads & ongoing discussions here 24/7....

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Simplify Life

By John O'Leary, Posted June 18th 2018

Mother and Daughter Stress Free, Simplify Life

No More Stress

"Act with honor. We need more people who can say 'follow my example.’" - Dale Partridge

I was interviewing bestselling author Dale Partridge on my Live Inspired Podcast when he said this quote. I was blown away by its simplicity and its power.

Dale was discussing significant...

Examples of why it’s better to “show” than “tell”

If you’re still puzzled by the concept of show vs. tell, you’re not alone. I think many authors tell too much because they want to make sure their readers “get it.” To that I say, “We get it!”

I recently finished a novel in which the author...

Simplify life with John O'Leary's IN STUDIO membership.Let’s talk about how to simplify life so you can live inspired. If you've enjoyed the 80+ episodes of the podcast, you’re in for a treat. Instead of interviewing a special guest, I’m focusing on YOU: Your story, successes, failures, life.

Get ready for an exclusive peek into my private Live...

Bitty & Beau’s Lesson on Success

Last night, I had the chance to teach my kids a game my dad and I played when I was younger: Risk. And in the midst of playing, one of my little ones asked, “Well, how do you win?”

This question lead to not only an explanation on how to win at the game of...

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Better Faster

By Dan Thurmon, Posted June 12th 2018

If you are serious about improvement, you should have immediate answers to two critical questions. Are you fully participating in the flow of learning? Watch this week’s video to learn more and stay tuned for a chance to work with Dan on your next growth opportunity.

Dan is giving away three...

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Redefining Perfect

By John O'Leary, Posted June 11th 2018

Ben and Amy Wright, Bitty & BeauBen and Amy Wright Change the Way We View Disabilities

"The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image of perfect.” – Thomas Merton

Life was going perfectly.

Amy and Ben Wright enjoyed work that provided...

When a teacher from New Jersey discovered one of his students had just been evicted from his home, he decided to step in to lend a helping hand.

Nicholas Ferroni — a Social Studies instructor atUnion High School andPEOPLE’s 2014 Sexiest Teacher Alive— recently found out that one of his former...