Living in the present / by Todd Schnick

You often hear people ask us to “be present,” or “be in the now.” But what does this actually mean? Different things to different people. This is my personal list of how I practice living in the present, and like everything else, it does get easier with practice. I thought I’d share with you. This…

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Peter Shankman: The Foundation Podcast Interview

Peter Shankman

Peter Shankman isn’t afraid to tell you what he thinks, which is to keep going, listen to the wind, and to create your own future. Pete is another fellow I can always count on to join the show and give us some fearless thoughts, counsel, and motivation to help get us through these very challenging…

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Guy Kawasaki: The Foundation Podcast Interview

Guy Kawasaki

Guy teaches us his “Therefore, What?” strategy for how to think about and make impactful change. Guy is a good friend, whom I can always count on, and on this episode, we talk about George Floyd, how to get through this struggling economy, and how to rethink our career and life coming out of the…

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Keys to daily survival / by Todd Schnick

I recently jotted down this list one morning, as I was thinking ahead towards my day. This is a simple checklist how I get through the day in a way that leaves me content and ready to rest. If I achieve these things, I’m positioned to have a pretty fine and successful day: 1. Empathy…

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The Obligation to Live Your Life / by Bill Wooditch

live your life

Sequestered in an upstairs parlor at 7th and Market Street in Philadelphia, Thomas Jefferson put quill to parchment and began to draft the Declaration of Independence. The week had been steamy hot, and as the humidity increased, its suffocating tentacles surrounded one of the Founding Fathers – the gentleman from Virginia.  Jefferson embodied brilliance. He…

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Detox and Awaken to Creativity / by Meg Nocero

You and I are currently experiencing the “dog days” of quarantine. Did you know that the word “Quarantine” is a term derived from the Italian word quaranta?  Originally, it meant 40 days of isolation to control an outbreak of a contagious disease. Today, the word is still used to describe this COVID-19 pandemic where communities are asked…

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Joshua Becker, The Foundation Podcast Interview

Joshua Becker

Joshua Becker will tell you to seek significance, not just happiness, and that simplifying your life enables you to be free to do good works. He is a writer, author, and philanthropist. He has written several best-selling books, publishes Becoming Minimalist, and founded The Hope Effect. A thrill to have my friend on the podcast.…

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Do the good right in front of you

I’m exhausted…for I’ve spent days trying to comprehend what’s happening globally, let alone what’s happening nationally. I can’t keep up with the latest news…elections here, wars there, protests “against” here, rallies “in support” there, economic miracles here, genocidal disasters there. It’s all too much. And it never ends. Oh, my news apps and all the…

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