At some point, we all bought into this lie that you've got to feel ready in order to change. That at some point, you are going to have the courage and the confidence to change-and, frankly, that’s it's total bullsh*t. You may be reading this right now and you have these incredible ideas and what...

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Time for Family Dinner

By John O'Leary, Posted July 2nd 2018

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Celebrating My Parents' 50th Anniversary

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.” -Ronald Reagan

Last week, I got to do something very special.

I celebrated the 50th anniversary of my parents' wedding with them, each of my siblings and all of the spouses and grandbabies we've...

The Ardell Wellness Stress Test Self-Assessment

My first book, "High Level Wellness: An Alternative to Doctors, Drugs and Disease" (Rodale, 1977), contained a chapter on stress. In it was a short stress test or self-assessment. Nearly 35 years have passed since I wrote this and devised a scoring...

Today, we’ll talk about adult sibling relationships. I’ll share a story I don’t often get to tell; the story of my siblings and their heroic acts that saved my life 30 years ago. Then, I’ll share the three things we do to remain close as we get older.

My friend, in honor of my parents 50th...

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Pay Attention

By Steve Beecham, Posted June 27th 2018

In his book Pre-Suasion, author Robert Cialdini offers some great nuggets about paying attention. Here are some of my favorites.

When you pay attention to something there is a cost. The cost is the attention lost to something else.

We think we can multi-task but we cannot. Have you ever tried...

Each year The John Maxwell Team looks to identify leaders who stand out in their community, their careers and in their daily lives. We are on a mission to recognize the people who go beyond themselves to make a positive impact in the lives of other people.


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Live Inspired Vlog 180

By John O'Leary, Posted June 27th 2018

Happy Wednesday, my friends! Bringing #LiveInspired vlog #180 to you LIVE this AM. I hope you’ll join me and after, check out my newest podcast with @mel robbins – #5secondrule:

Don’t miss it – today is the last day to enter my YEAR OF INSPIRATION...

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Crossing the Gap

By Dan Thurmon, Posted June 25th 2018

What could walking a “slack rope” possibly teach you about focus and accomplishment? Turns out, quite a lot! This week Dan unpacks key principles for staying focused and keeping your momentum without becoming overwhelmed by sizable, or even fearful challenges.

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Own the Miracle

By John O'Leary, Posted June 25th 2018

O'Leary Family in Ireland, Miracle of ExistenceThe Improbability of Our Existence

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." – Anonymous

Have you ever considered the odds of you being here?

No, I don't mean reading this blog, staring at your phone or...

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The "Do Different"

By Josh Linkner, Posted June 24th 2018

We've all been in business meetings that drone on endlessly, only to be followed with zero change, action or results. Silver-tongued bosses spouting platitudes rarely translates into meaningful transformation.

In fact, many of us have become desensitized to big new ideas, because in our previous...