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Chris Guillebeau

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Chris Guillebeau is best know for authoring four books, writing on his blog, The Art of Non-Conformity, traveling to every country in the world by the age of 35, and creating the World Domination Summit. He offers up wise advice on how you can live an unconventional, remarkable life through the theme of non-conformity – which he believes means that you don’t have to live your life the way other people expect. He does … CONTINUE READING

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Nora McInerny Purmort

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Nora McInerny Purmort never expected to be a widow at 31 years old – nor did she expect to have to read a eulogy at her father’s wake 6 weeks before that. She was thrown into a situation that she did not ask for, and faced changes that she never could have anticipated. There are the changes that we seek out in our life, and then there are the changes that happen to us, and … CONTINUE READING

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Evan Skladany

Evan Skladany was working at a market research company when he was laid-off due to the economic crash in 2008. He had taught English in Boston and France, before his days in advertising and marketing, and he always wanted to be writer. His lay-off was the push that he needed to make it happen. He decided to get a job waiting tables, instead of looking for another marketing job, so that he could pursue this … CONTINUE READING

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The Importance of Living Passionately

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ― Mary Oliver

I adore Isabel Allende’s point in her TED Talk, How to Live Passionately – No Matter Your Age, that we always feel younger than we are because the spirit never ages. My friends and I often talk about the fact that we feel younger than we are, and that only changes when we meet someone … CONTINUE READING

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Cynthia Morris

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Cynthia Morris is an author, illustrator, speaker and coach who I had the pleasure of hearing speak in Denver at Creative Mornings a few months ago. Her talk really resonated with me, and I loved that she created a business, Original Impulse, around the notion of helping people connect to their creative core. She guides people who are emerging and established authors or who are trying to make their creative projects come to life. … CONTINUE READING

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