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Let’s Aim Higher!

I don’t know if you are a fan of New Year’s resolutions, but the last day of 2020 seems the most appropriate time to address that subject.

To put it kindly, 2020 has been a challenging year. There is much talk about flattening the curve, inoculating the majority of the population and returning to normal.

But perhaps “normal” is not what we really want to return to. Perhaps our resolution for 2021 should aim higher? Perhaps we can take the hard lessons we’ve learned from the pandemic, politics, climate change, working from home, and our reinvented selves, and use them to fashion an even better world. Perhaps we should not aspire to return to things as they were, but rather to build things as they could be?

During the last few months I have been working with many others to build a new movement:

To Create a More Inspired World

If you would like to join me in this initiative please comment here and I will be in touch. Members are joining this movement from all over the world and I would love for you and I to carry this torch together into 2021.


 

Let’s Aim Higher!

Let’s Aim Higher!

I don’t know if you are a fan of New Year’s resolutions, but the last day of 2020 seems the most appropriate time to address that subject. To put it kindly, 2020 has been a challenging year. There is much talk about flattening the curve, inoculating the majority of...

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Let’s Hold Hands!

Let’s Hold Hands!

Back in March of 2020, you and your friend set out on a long walking trek across the wilderness.  The trip is about 500 miles. It's December now and you have reached the 300-mile mark. You find yourselves exhausted, frustrated, dejected, overwhelmed, stressed and fed...

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Three of my favorite quotes.

Three of my favorite quotes.

As we navigate through challenging times together, I thought I would share with you three of  my favorite quotes.  They always keep me company, and these days, even more than usual, they are very important companions for me.  I hope they will also be grounding for you...

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Become a Certified Higher Ground Leader

Become a Certified Higher Ground Leader

If you would like to become Certified as a coach, consultant or facilitator of Lance Secretan’s renowned Higher Ground Leadership®, or just learn more about this deep and inspiring body of work, we have two new opportunities for you. NOTE: If you have previously...

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A Second Wave is Coming—This one is Burnout!

A Second Wave is Coming—This one is Burnout!

According to the latest research, burnout is reaching unprecedented levels. As we all wrestle with the extraordinary onslaught of change, challenge and dysfunction, traditional online means of support are proving inadequate. Access to an Employment Assistance Program...

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A Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity

A Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity

In 1970, Milton Friedman famously wrote, "There is one and only one social responsibility of business—to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits....". For this kind of thinking, Friedman was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in...

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Cheer up!

Cheer up!

It seems that we can’t open our news feeds these days without reading another depressing headline. So, here is my antidote for you today:     First, Visit www.inspirepledge.com and make a commitment to being your best, inspiring self today, and just as...

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A Weekly Shot of Inspiration

A Weekly Shot of Inspiration

Last March, I invited people to join me in an experimental weekly Zoom video call for some mutual inspiration. The original intention was to provide support to frontline workers during Covid. I committed to hosting these sessions for one month, but everyone was...

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The Responsibility to Use our Voices

The Responsibility to Use our Voices

For better or worse, as a result of the career I have chosen, I am blessed to have a voice, a platform, and an audience.  All of us, whether we have a voice and a platform or not, have a responsibility to speak up in these pivotal times, because we have a chance to...

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Good Timber – from Inspiration in the Cloud

Good Timber – from Inspiration in the Cloud

During our "Inspiration in the Cloud"  Zoom video call today, I shared this poem with all of the participants who joined our weekly 30-minute inspiring conversation. The poem is starkly gender-insensitive, but, remember, he died before I was born! (Honestly, I...

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The Calf-Path – Lessons for Life!

The Calf-Path – Lessons for Life!

  This is a lovely poem which I read this morning during our "Inspiration in the Cloud" public Zoom call. It speaks so well to the notion that we are all connected and we are all ONE!  Please join us again next Thursday at 1100 EST - you can register here:...

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