26 results for tag: intentional living


4 Inspiring Life Lessons from Nick Vujicic

My first encounter with Nick Vujicic was through one of his sensational YouTube clips. The clip showcases some of Nick’s hobbies such as playing golf and soccer, sky diving, surfing. All these things you’d expect from an ‘able’ person was being performed by a ‘disable’ person – a young man with no arms and legs. This is a remarkable feat of itself, but what impressed me most was his compelling sense of joy and peace in his life. I kept questioning myself, “Where does his conviction and confidence come from?” (more…)

Living Intentionally in Your Defining Decade

Clinical psychologist Meg Jay says that those in our twenty-somethings are living in the "Defining decade." Why? Because.... 80% of life's most defining moments happen by age 35. 70% of lifetime wage growth happens in the first 10 years of a career. More than half of Americans are married or living with or dating their future partner by 30. Our personalities changes more in our 20s than any other time. Our fertility peaks. Our brain makes the last growth spurt. (more…)

Harvard Business School Professor Asks “How Will You Measure Your Life?”

The Book How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth, and Karen Dillon; Harper Business. The Author Clayton Christensen is the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, where he teaches one of the most popular elective classes for second year students, Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise. He is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth and his ideas have been widely used in industries and organizations throughout the world. A 2011 cover story in Forbes magazine noted that ‘’Everyday business leaders call him or make the pilgrimage to ...

5 Gold-Medal Winning Strategies You Can Use to Win at Life

The last two weeks at London Olympics was filled with phenomenal games. I was reminded of the remarkable level of performance human beings were capable of. Olympics always bring together the very best athletes in the world.  In fact, just making it to the Olympics is a triumph in and of itself.  Olympians around the world compete at the local level within their respective countries, then regionally, and then nationally.  Of those that make it at the national level, very few are good enough to compete internationally where the competition is even fiercer.  Of those that make it to that level, very, very few become Olympians - and very few of ...

How I Took a Sabbatical to Discover My Calling

If you’re a young professional, taking a Sabbatical is a crucial part of growing your career and focusing your calling in life. What is a Sabbatical? It is an extended rest from work, or a hiatus, in order to achieve something. The concept of a Sabbatical came from God in the Scriptures, when He gave the commandment to stop working the fields in the seventh year. According to Wikipedia, Sabbaticals are growing trends in the United Kingdom with 20% of companies having a career break policy for employees and a further 10% considering starting one. For young professionals in their twenties, I highly recommend taking a Sabbatical to reflect on and ...

Adam Sandler, Click, and Intentional Living

Imagine you are given a universal remote control – one that flips more than just sports, movies and news. What if this universal remote control does more? What if you could control your entire life through the remote control, enabling you to fast-forward, rewind, search by chapter, and freeze-frame your life? Wouldn’t this be nice? I know this sounds nonsensical. But, bear with me right now and I need you to put on your creativity hat and read the rest of the article as if you were a five-year old. Well, this is the basic premise behind the movie Click. Adam Sandler who plays Michael Newman has a beautiful wife, two children, and a ...