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The Path to More

You can create more in your life. More success, more money, more joy and more meaning. Learn how to create more with someone you care about.
December 4, 2018
Terri Maxwell

The Power of “And” in a World Trapped by “Or”

We don’t have to be limited by “or.” If the way we view and think about life doesn’t create the results we want, then it’s time to think differently. It’s time to embrace “AND.”
November 19, 2018
Terri Maxwell

It's About to Get REAL

Over the past nine years, the Succeed On Purpose team evolved our programs and tools to world-class status. And, we’ve helped thousands along the way. Now, it’s time for a bigger stage.
November 6, 2018
Terri Maxwell

Finding Success through Purpose

The first step to getting real is to embrace your true self. Go beyond what others think and look deep within. The truth is, we are on this earth for a reason, and to understand what that deeper reason is…simply begin with purpose.
July 9, 2018
Terri Maxwell

Perseverance: There's Always a Way

Fear manifests in many ways but its misguided goal of “keeping us safe” is an illusion. Fear does not keep us safe; instead it keeps us trapped.
June 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell

Ryan Lewis: Driven to Start 'Something that Matters’

Living your passion is hard work—but you can’t beat the rewards. EarthHero founder and CEO Ryan Lewis believed the pain of not trying to start something that matters would have been greater than any pain endured in launching his dream company.
May 30, 2018
Mary Maloney

Assume Positive Intent – A Missing Ingredient for Personal Joy

Relationships make us happy, so how can we improve those relationships, to experience more fulfillment and more joy?
May 22, 2018
Terri Maxwell

BE who you are. DO what you love.

We hide. It’s true, whether we want to admit it or not. We hide from criticism, from judgment, from differences; we even hide from who we really are. Why? What would happen if we broke through our barriers and became who we truly are?
May 15, 2018
Laura Armbruster

Life is Like a Sponge: What’s in Yours?

Life is like one big sponge. From the moment we’re born we soak up sights, tastes, and sounds. As we mature, we start to soak up experiences and eventually knowledge.
April 25, 2018
Terri Maxwell

What Almost Crashing on a Race Track Taught Me about Success

Driving a car is a perfect metaphor for achieving success—it’s easy to get off course. I learned this lesson viscerally—on a race track. Learn how you too can move past fear and achieve success using the same techniques you use to drive a car.
April 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell

What is Perfection?

Some say perfection is an illusion, while others wear themselves out trying to achieve it. I believe perfection is a natural quest that our soul seeks, but one that the human brain misunderstands.
March 9, 2018
Terri Maxwell

5 Easy Ways to Spend More Time on Personal Growth in 2018

By February, the majority of people have given up on resolutions and returned to their old ways.To move forward and become a happier, healthier, better version of yourself, you have to prioritize personal growth all year long.
February 19, 2018
Sarah Hackley

Ready, Set, Go for Career Gold Like an Olympian

Nobody understands passion, dedication and Olympic-size aspirations better than Olympians do! If you crave more success in your life and in your career, then it’s time to get real about your goals – like an Olympian.
February 8, 2018
Mary Maloney

Tired of Going Nowhere? Be a Force for Your Own Good

Even if you know where you want to go, it’s OK if you don’t know how to get there. What you DO need to do is seek advice from people who can help you develop a plan to reach your goals
January 24, 2018
Mary Maloney

You’re Not Looking for a Job—You’re Marketing a Brand

Answer truthfully—do you enjoy the work you do? Or are you stuck in the wrong job? Finding the position you are meant to be doing is much easier said than done. Many people simply go with the flow and don’t even attempt to pursue a purposeful career.
January 10, 2018
Terri Maxwell

Find More in the New Year with a Self-Serving Resolution

I didn’t know what I know today—that I could have served myself better had I taken the time to uncover my true passion and the steps necessary to find meaningful work.
December 28, 2017
Mary Maloney

Gift of Time (Gifts Besties Will Love)

The season of giving doesn’t mean you have to drain your bank account or max out your credit cards. Believe it or not, most people prefer spending time and making memories with loved ones versus receiving a gift that loses usefulness over time.
December 14, 2017
Mary Maloney

Growth: A Gift Worth More

As we move into the “season of giving” I’d like to introduce a concept my grandfather shared when I was about 10 years old. It was a monumental insight that changed the way I viewed gifts.
November 22, 2017
Terri Maxwell

Face Your Fears and Break on through to the Other Side

Do you ever feel paralyzed by fear to the point where it prevents you from moving forward in a constructive way – personally or professionally?
November 14, 2017
Mary Maloney

The Fear Epidemic

In a world where art imitates life, it is curious how our society is willing to accept the presence of frightful things. Let’s make a commitment to face the fear epidemic with the only medicine that can cure it -- faith.
October 25, 2017
Terri Maxwell

Terri Maxwell Named 2017 Outlive Yourself Award Honoree

The phrase, “Outlive Yourself”, is very powerful and makes you think of what you are doing right now to make a lasting difference in the lives of others.
September 7, 2017

What is Labor Day Anyway?

Have you ever wondered what the Labor Day holiday was, or where it came from? You know there are big sales, BBQ’s and you get a day off from work, but what are we celebrating?
August 29, 2017
Laura Armbruster

Transform Your Career: But First, Face Your Fears

Whether on a new career path or your first job, beginnings are exciting. You are filled with hope and confidence that you will make an impact. Until that is, you don’t.
July 31, 2017
Laura Armbruster

Play to Win: How to Think Like a Champion

Chapter Four of my first book, Succeed On Purpose, was the second most difficult chapter to write. The painful memories of that event will be seared in my mind forever.
July 13, 2017
Terri Maxwell

Your Superhero Destiny – A Quest for More

I enjoy escaping reality on occasion and love all the action-packed superhero movies of late. I adored Wonder Woman, and was thankful to see that DC managed to get it right. But there is more than just character development in this movie.
June 29, 2017
Laura Armbruster

5 Laws of Career Karma

One thing I know for sure is that the concept of karma is REAL. If you’re not familiar with karma, it’s simple. Karma is the spiritual principle of cause and effect where the intent and actions of a person influence the future of that individual.
June 8, 2017
Terri Maxwell

Get Real – and Find Your Thing (Now!)

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the economy is not good, and your job is not safe. Despite the current stock market hype, another serious economic crash IS coming. It's time to Get Real and find that thing that gets your heart racing.
May 24, 2017
Terri Maxwell

Reality Shouldn't Bite (As Long as it's Your Reality You’re Living)

Are you sick of it yet? Feeling inadequate, feeling untethered, feeling like there is more, but you can’t figure out where?
April 28, 2017
Laura Armbruster

Fail Forward – The Key to Success

To achieve your highest potential, you must learn how to fail forward. For the wide majority of humans, life is not easy and we’re faced with many challenges. How your perceive and respond to these challenges determines your ability to succeed.
April 12, 2017
Terri Maxwell

The Power of No

When I started my own Succeed On Purpose journey, and built what is now the Share On Purpose portfolio of companies, I willingly took risks in search for inner joy as well as financial success.
March 13, 2017
Terri Maxwell

Love Yourself First

I remember THE weekend like it was yesterday. A transformational blow was knocking on my life, and by the end of this particular weekend my world would look dramatically different.
February 6, 2017
Terri Maxwell

Mindset Matters: How to Achieve Your 2017 Goals

There is a deep part of us that aches for more. More success, more joy, more health and more meaning to our lives. These desires are natural and soulful.
January 5, 2017
Terri Maxwell

Grown-up Christmas Wish

I’ve always been an Amy Grant fan, and one song, “My Grown Up Christmas List,” is a favorite. There are times when the lyrics ring eerily true.
December 22, 2016
Terri Maxwell

The Peace Pact

Each election was more contentious than the one before, as politicians fought over the 2-5% of the population that isn't firmly entrenched and divided. So, I've set a goal to create peace in my own little corner of the world through three pacts.
November 15, 2016
Terri Maxwell

Are YOU Ready?

It's time to play at a whole new level. And I invite each of you to join me. It’s time for me to share the lessons I've learned about how to Succeed On Purpose, with the millions of people searching for both meaning AND success.
June 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell

Life Lived Well

When I look back at life I can only see the lessons, and then the insight gained from them. When I look ahead to the future I am amazed how everything was leading me to this path.
May 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell

New Economy

I suspect we all sense there is a new energy, and a new way of being unfolding, regarding the economy.
April 23, 2016
Terri Maxwell

If Life is this Short, What Do I Want to Do?

Sometimes it takes a crisis—a relationship ending, a major health scare, a car accident—to wake us from the sleepwalk state in which we exist. Regardless of the challenges that are facing us, we rarely regret choosing to live our life on purpose.
January 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell

A Tribute to Wayne Dyer

There have been many spiritual gurus, but none have touched as many lives as Wayne Dyer. I have learned many critical lessons from Wayne that apply to anyone seeking to transform their life.
January 8, 2016
Terri Maxwell

The Transformation Pact

I’ve set a goal to make this next year transformational. To be successful in that audacious goal, I must first transform myself. Here are 3 transformational goals I’ve set for next year. Care to join this “Transformation Pact?”
January 6, 2016
Terri Maxwell

Achieve All of Your Potential

The CEO at Jostens Learning took me under his wing and taught me some invaluable lessons. As a 27-yr old executive (in over my head), I was cocky, arrogant, majorly insecure, and very overly-sensitive, but had unusual gifts that ONLY the CEO recognized.
January 5, 2016
Terri Maxwell

Will Time Reveal or Expose Who You Are?

How I shifted the way I lived in order for time to REVEAL who I was, rather than expose who I had pretended to be. Will time reveal or expose who you are?
December 28, 2015
Terri Maxwell

Success is a CHOICE

12 years ago, I became an entrepreneur, failed miserably and lost everything. Despite the failure, I was hooked on the freedom, creativity and passion of building a business, and NEVER wanted to go back to a job again.
December 21, 2015
Terri Maxwell

Focus on What is Working

We all know that we get what we focus on, but how can we actually change what we focus on?
October 21, 2014
Terri Maxwell

Stop Complaining about the Weather

To shift your focus to what's working, deal with the difficult, but don’t focus on it. Most Succeed On Purpose followers have heard the story of “You Get What You Focus On”—this post is about how to apply that lesson and make it work.
October 14, 2014
Terri Maxwell

Life is Simply a Mirror of Our Focus

The more we wonder why we aren’t receiving abundance, the more we’re focused on what we don’t want.
October 8, 2014
Terri Maxwell

A Lot Can Happen in 45 Days...

Most Succeed on Purpose followers have heard the story of “You Get What You Focus On” from Chapter 7 of my book. If not, I’ve included Chapter 7 at the end of this blog post as a reference.
October 1, 2014
Terri Maxwell

Terri's Weight Loss Secret: Get Fit in 2014!

The Utopia Food & Fitness program WORKS! Better yet, it’s convenient and the food tastes great. Come join me and let’s get healthy in 2014!
May 9, 2014
Terri Maxwell

Reflections on 2013

At the end of each year I make a list of lessons and insights to take with me into the next year. It’s become an amazing and powerful ritual. For the first time, I want to share them publicly.
December 31, 2013
Terri Maxwell

More

Have you ever noticed that no matter where we are in life, we always seem to want more? The truth is, we were DESIGNED for more. But we get confused about what this desire for more means.
October 28, 2013
Terri Maxwell

Be a Champion, Be YOUrself

It's easy to set aside our own needs. However, it can weaken boundaries and lessen the value we bring to relationships. For me, the color purple symbolizes the struggle to be your own person, create and respect boundaries, and ask for what you want.
September 23, 2013
Terri Maxwell

The Talent Revolution – Are You Prepared?

We've said it before, but it’s worth repeating: There is a revolution happening that is creating a new way of work. The jobs “lost” during the recession are not coming back. Jobs are being fractionalized and virtualized.
June 11, 2013
Terri Maxwell

You are NOT Your Business – Top 3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Learn how to avoid three common pitfalls of business ownership and how to succeed. It’s easy to think that we’re alone in facing the challenges of building a business. The truth is…many have gone before us.
June 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell

There’s a New Breed of Workers Changing the World of Work

By now you've heard something about the new world of work, and probably have sensed my passion about the topic. But there is something you don't know...that will either strike fear in your heart, or put joy in your step.
May 7, 2013
Terri Maxwell

Shark Tank: The Power of Perseverance Over Ideas

I was blessed to participate in two Shark Tank pitches for business owners who have gone through our programs.
April 30, 2013
Terri Maxwell

Thriving in the New World of Work Requires Finding Your Why

The most important question for businesses and professionals attempting to navigate the New World of Work isn’t where we are going, but why it matters in the first place.
April 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell

What Can Duck Dynasty Teach Us About the New World of Work?

Duck Dynasty can teach us a LOT about the New World of Work, particularly the importance of following passion. Yep, I am officially promoting Duck Dynasty as a role model for the New World of Work!
March 7, 2013
Terri Maxwell

Work in an Office? Not Virtualpreneurs™

Unless you have been under a rock, you are quite familiar with Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s recent ban on working from home. And you are quite familiar with the various opinions on the subject. So it really begs the question – is there a good answer?
March 5, 2013
Terri Maxwell

Want Career Growth? Align Personal Branding with Career Strategy

We know that jobs are moving from the cube to the cloud, and that anyone capitalizing on these virtual work opportunities will be well-positioned for career growth. And yet most are fearful of making this transition.
February 13, 2013
Terri Maxwell

Personal Branding, the Next Step – Reputation Management

You’ve created your personal brand and you’ve gone out and marketed yourself, so what’s next? If you want to continue to build your brand, there is always work to be done.
January 17, 2013
Terri Maxwell

Entrepreneurial Dreams and Reality Bites

When most of us started our business, we had big dreams. We had passion for our work but wanted to be free of the drudgery of cube-filled days with bosses we didn’t respect. However, we also had false ideas of what it meant to be an entrepreneur.
January 8, 2013
Terri Maxwell

4 Keys to Maximize Personal Branding

Previously we covered creating a personal brand— how important it is in the new world of work. The next step is to generate awareness about your brand. In essence, you must market yourself.
December 20, 2012
Terri Maxwell

Creating a Personal Brand

Today’s New World of Work requires everyone to consider their personal brand. Whether you are a C-Suite executive, a mid-level manager or a contractor, the first thing any potential employer will do is search for your name online. What will they find?
December 11, 2012
Terri Maxwell

Three Power Tools for Living Abundantly on Purpose

There are three CHOICES we make in the moment, all the time when we seek Abundance on Purpose. We make choices all the time…every moment of every day. Having more awareness brings these choices into our consciousness.
April 17, 2012
Terri Maxwell

Living in the "AND"

I am on this earth to inspire people to reach their potential, by following their purpose and overcoming limitations and fear. In order to teach others how to live their purpose, I had to do it for myself first. What a ride it’s been.
October 7, 2011
Terri Maxwell

How to Get What You Focus On

Even though the lesson of “You Get What You Focus On” is one of the many things I am known for, I’ve noticed that people struggle to not only to adjust focus, but also to maintain that change. How can we actually change what we focus on?
September 6, 2011
Terri Maxwell

The Solopreneur Decade

My journey from corporate America to solopreneur to CEO was eye opening. I learned to overcome fear and uncovered many insights about the reality facing people in transition. This led me to develop several support systems for professionals in transition.
June 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell

A Tribute to Keith Maxwell

Keith had a very simple business philosophy, which resulted in incredible financial and professional success. Unlike most self-made men, Keith wasn’t boastful, so it took a long time for me to understand what his secret really was.
May 14, 2011
Terri Maxwell

Women Entrepreneurs: The Top 3 Barriers to Financial Freedom

Why is it that most women-owned firms are still one-person shops? What is it preventing women business owners from aggressively growing their business so that they achieve financial independence?
March 4, 2011
Terri Maxwell

Career Personas™ - A New Framework for Career Planning

Tomorrow’s career options in the social-digital decade will be radically different than anything we’ve experienced in our professional lives to date.
February 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell

Measure Success using “Guide Posts” Rather than “Goal Posts”

I’d like to introduce a new way of measuring success. Regardless of what you’ve been told, start-up success is not measured in a linear manner. Goal posts set us up to fail. Guide posts, however, accelerate success.
January 25, 2011
Terri Maxwell

Make Next Year Better than this Year!

New Years Resolutions can sometimes go Off Track. I always thought, there has to be a better way! Last year, I did something different, and it worked! So, if don't want to have to repeat your New Year's Resolutions next year, read on.
December 30, 2010
Terri Maxwell

Perseverance: There's Always a Way

Fear manifests in many ways but its misguided goal of “keeping us safe” is an illusion. Fear does not keep us safe; instead it keeps us trapped.
June 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell

Assume Positive Intent – A Missing Ingredient for Personal Joy

Relationships make us happy, so how can we improve those relationships, to experience more fulfillment and more joy?
May 22, 2018
Terri Maxwell

BE who you are. DO what you love.

We hide. It’s true, whether we want to admit it or not. We hide from criticism, from judgment, from differences; we even hide from who we really are. Why? What would happen if we broke through our barriers and became who we truly are?
May 15, 2018
Laura Armbruster

What Almost Crashing on a Race Track Taught Me about Success

Driving a car is a perfect metaphor for achieving success—it’s easy to get off course. I learned this lesson viscerally—on a race track. Learn how you too can move past fear and achieve success using the same techniques you use to drive a car.
April 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell

5 Easy Ways to Spend More Time on Personal Growth in 2018

By February, the majority of people have given up on resolutions and returned to their old ways.To move forward and become a happier, healthier, better version of yourself, you have to prioritize personal growth all year long.
February 19, 2018
Sarah Hackley

Gift of Time (Gifts Besties Will Love)

The season of giving doesn’t mean you have to drain your bank account or max out your credit cards. Believe it or not, most people prefer spending time and making memories with loved ones versus receiving a gift that loses usefulness over time.
December 14, 2017
Mary Maloney

Growth: A Gift Worth More

As we move into the “season of giving” I’d like to introduce a concept my grandfather shared when I was about 10 years old. It was a monumental insight that changed the way I viewed gifts.
November 22, 2017
Terri Maxwell

5 Laws of Career Karma

One thing I know for sure is that the concept of karma is REAL. If you’re not familiar with karma, it’s simple. Karma is the spiritual principle of cause and effect where the intent and actions of a person influence the future of that individual.
June 8, 2017
Terri Maxwell

The Transformation Pact

I’ve set a goal to make this next year transformational. To be successful in that audacious goal, I must first transform myself. Here are 3 transformational goals I’ve set for next year. Care to join this “Transformation Pact?”
January 6, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Finding Success through Purpose
The first step to getting real is to embrace your true self. Go beyond what others think and look deep within. The truth is, we are on this earth for a reason, and to understand what that deeper reason is…simply begin with purpose.
July 9, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Ryan Lewis: Driven to Start 'Something that Matters’
Living your passion is hard work—but you can’t beat the rewards. EarthHero founder and CEO Ryan Lewis believed the pain of not trying to start something that matters would have been greater than any pain endured in launching his dream company.
May 30, 2018
Mary Maloney
Assume Positive Intent – A Missing Ingredient for Personal Joy
Relationships make us happy, so how can we improve those relationships, to experience more fulfillment and more joy?
May 22, 2018
Terri Maxwell
What Almost Crashing on a Race Track Taught Me about Success
Driving a car is a perfect metaphor for achieving success—it’s easy to get off course. I learned this lesson viscerally—on a race track. Learn how you too can move past fear and achieve success using the same techniques you use to drive a car.
April 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell
5 Easy Ways to Spend More Time on Personal Growth in 2018
By February, the majority of people have given up on resolutions and returned to their old ways.To move forward and become a happier, healthier, better version of yourself, you have to prioritize personal growth all year long.
February 19, 2018
Sarah Hackley
You’re Not Looking for a Job—You’re Marketing a Brand
Answer truthfully—do you enjoy the work you do? Or are you stuck in the wrong job? Finding the position you are meant to be doing is much easier said than done. Many people simply go with the flow and don’t even attempt to pursue a purposeful career.
January 10, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Find More in the New Year with a Self-Serving Resolution
I didn’t know what I know today—that I could have served myself better had I taken the time to uncover my true passion and the steps necessary to find meaningful work.
December 28, 2017
Mary Maloney
The Fear Epidemic
In a world where art imitates life, it is curious how our society is willing to accept the presence of frightful things. Let’s make a commitment to face the fear epidemic with the only medicine that can cure it -- faith.
October 25, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Terri Maxwell Named 2017 Outlive Yourself Award Honoree
The phrase, “Outlive Yourself”, is very powerful and makes you think of what you are doing right now to make a lasting difference in the lives of others.
September 7, 2017
What is Labor Day Anyway?
Have you ever wondered what the Labor Day holiday was, or where it came from? You know there are big sales, BBQ’s and you get a day off from work, but what are we celebrating?
August 29, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Play to Win: How to Think Like a Champion
Chapter Four of my first book, Succeed On Purpose, was the second most difficult chapter to write. The painful memories of that event will be seared in my mind forever.
July 13, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Your Superhero Destiny – A Quest for More
I enjoy escaping reality on occasion and love all the action-packed superhero movies of late. I adored Wonder Woman, and was thankful to see that DC managed to get it right. But there is more than just character development in this movie.
June 29, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Get Real – and Find Your Thing (Now!)
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the economy is not good, and your job is not safe. Despite the current stock market hype, another serious economic crash IS coming. It's time to Get Real and find that thing that gets your heart racing.
May 24, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Reality Shouldn't Bite (As Long as it's Your Reality You’re Living)
Are you sick of it yet? Feeling inadequate, feeling untethered, feeling like there is more, but you can’t figure out where?
April 28, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Fail Forward – The Key to Success
To achieve your highest potential, you must learn how to fail forward. For the wide majority of humans, life is not easy and we’re faced with many challenges. How your perceive and respond to these challenges determines your ability to succeed.
April 12, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Love Yourself First
I remember THE weekend like it was yesterday. A transformational blow was knocking on my life, and by the end of this particular weekend my world would look dramatically different.
February 6, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Mindset Matters: How to Achieve Your 2017 Goals
There is a deep part of us that aches for more. More success, more joy, more health and more meaning to our lives. These desires are natural and soulful.
January 5, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Are YOU Ready?
It's time to play at a whole new level. And I invite each of you to join me. It’s time for me to share the lessons I've learned about how to Succeed On Purpose, with the millions of people searching for both meaning AND success.
June 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
If Life is this Short, What Do I Want to Do?
Sometimes it takes a crisis—a relationship ending, a major health scare, a car accident—to wake us from the sleepwalk state in which we exist. Regardless of the challenges that are facing us, we rarely regret choosing to live our life on purpose.
January 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
A Tribute to Wayne Dyer
There have been many spiritual gurus, but none have touched as many lives as Wayne Dyer. I have learned many critical lessons from Wayne that apply to anyone seeking to transform their life.
January 8, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Achieve All of Your Potential
The CEO at Jostens Learning took me under his wing and taught me some invaluable lessons. As a 27-yr old executive (in over my head), I was cocky, arrogant, majorly insecure, and very overly-sensitive, but had unusual gifts that ONLY the CEO recognized.
January 5, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Will Time Reveal or Expose Who You Are?
How I shifted the way I lived in order for time to REVEAL who I was, rather than expose who I had pretended to be. Will time reveal or expose who you are?
December 28, 2015
Terri Maxwell
Success is a CHOICE
12 years ago, I became an entrepreneur, failed miserably and lost everything. Despite the failure, I was hooked on the freedom, creativity and passion of building a business, and NEVER wanted to go back to a job again.
December 21, 2015
Terri Maxwell
Focus on What is Working
We all know that we get what we focus on, but how can we actually change what we focus on?
October 21, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Stop Complaining about the Weather
To shift your focus to what's working, deal with the difficult, but don’t focus on it. Most Succeed On Purpose followers have heard the story of “You Get What You Focus On”—this post is about how to apply that lesson and make it work.
October 14, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Life is Simply a Mirror of Our Focus
The more we wonder why we aren’t receiving abundance, the more we’re focused on what we don’t want.
October 8, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Be a Champion, Be YOUrself
It's easy to set aside our own needs. However, it can weaken boundaries and lessen the value we bring to relationships. For me, the color purple symbolizes the struggle to be your own person, create and respect boundaries, and ask for what you want.
September 23, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Thriving in the New World of Work Requires Finding Your Why
The most important question for businesses and professionals attempting to navigate the New World of Work isn’t where we are going, but why it matters in the first place.
April 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell
What Can Duck Dynasty Teach Us About the New World of Work?
Duck Dynasty can teach us a LOT about the New World of Work, particularly the importance of following passion. Yep, I am officially promoting Duck Dynasty as a role model for the New World of Work!
March 7, 2013
Terri Maxwell
4 Keys to Maximize Personal Branding
Previously we covered creating a personal brand— how important it is in the new world of work. The next step is to generate awareness about your brand. In essence, you must market yourself.
December 20, 2012
Terri Maxwell
Creating a Personal Brand
Today’s New World of Work requires everyone to consider their personal brand. Whether you are a C-Suite executive, a mid-level manager or a contractor, the first thing any potential employer will do is search for your name online. What will they find?
December 11, 2012
Terri Maxwell
Three Power Tools for Living Abundantly on Purpose
There are three CHOICES we make in the moment, all the time when we seek Abundance on Purpose. We make choices all the time…every moment of every day. Having more awareness brings these choices into our consciousness.
April 17, 2012
Terri Maxwell
Living in the "AND"
I am on this earth to inspire people to reach their potential, by following their purpose and overcoming limitations and fear. In order to teach others how to live their purpose, I had to do it for myself first. What a ride it’s been.
October 7, 2011
Terri Maxwell
How to Get What You Focus On
Even though the lesson of “You Get What You Focus On” is one of the many things I am known for, I’ve noticed that people struggle to not only to adjust focus, but also to maintain that change. How can we actually change what we focus on?
September 6, 2011
Terri Maxwell
A Tribute to Keith Maxwell
Keith had a very simple business philosophy, which resulted in incredible financial and professional success. Unlike most self-made men, Keith wasn’t boastful, so it took a long time for me to understand what his secret really was.
May 14, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Measure Success using “Guide Posts” Rather than “Goal Posts”
I’d like to introduce a new way of measuring success. Regardless of what you’ve been told, start-up success is not measured in a linear manner. Goal posts set us up to fail. Guide posts, however, accelerate success.
January 25, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Make Next Year Better than this Year!
New Years Resolutions can sometimes go Off Track. I always thought, there has to be a better way! Last year, I did something different, and it worked! So, if don't want to have to repeat your New Year's Resolutions next year, read on.
December 30, 2010
Terri Maxwell
The Path to More
You can create more in your life. More success, more money, more joy and more meaning. Learn how to create more with someone you care about.
December 4, 2018
Terri Maxwell
The Power of “And” in a World Trapped by “Or”
We don’t have to be limited by “or.” If the way we view and think about life doesn’t create the results we want, then it’s time to think differently. It’s time to embrace “AND.”
November 19, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Assume Positive Intent – A Missing Ingredient for Personal Joy
Relationships make us happy, so how can we improve those relationships, to experience more fulfillment and more joy?
May 22, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Life is Like a Sponge: What’s in Yours?
Life is like one big sponge. From the moment we’re born we soak up sights, tastes, and sounds. As we mature, we start to soak up experiences and eventually knowledge.
April 25, 2018
Terri Maxwell
What Almost Crashing on a Race Track Taught Me about Success
Driving a car is a perfect metaphor for achieving success—it’s easy to get off course. I learned this lesson viscerally—on a race track. Learn how you too can move past fear and achieve success using the same techniques you use to drive a car.
April 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell
What is Perfection?
Some say perfection is an illusion, while others wear themselves out trying to achieve it. I believe perfection is a natural quest that our soul seeks, but one that the human brain misunderstands.
March 9, 2018
Terri Maxwell
5 Easy Ways to Spend More Time on Personal Growth in 2018
By February, the majority of people have given up on resolutions and returned to their old ways.To move forward and become a happier, healthier, better version of yourself, you have to prioritize personal growth all year long.
February 19, 2018
Sarah Hackley
Ready, Set, Go for Career Gold Like an Olympian
Nobody understands passion, dedication and Olympic-size aspirations better than Olympians do! If you crave more success in your life and in your career, then it’s time to get real about your goals – like an Olympian.
February 8, 2018
Mary Maloney
Tired of Going Nowhere? Be a Force for Your Own Good
Even if you know where you want to go, it’s OK if you don’t know how to get there. What you DO need to do is seek advice from people who can help you develop a plan to reach your goals
January 24, 2018
Mary Maloney
Find More in the New Year with a Self-Serving Resolution
I didn’t know what I know today—that I could have served myself better had I taken the time to uncover my true passion and the steps necessary to find meaningful work.
December 28, 2017
Mary Maloney
Gift of Time (Gifts Besties Will Love)
The season of giving doesn’t mean you have to drain your bank account or max out your credit cards. Believe it or not, most people prefer spending time and making memories with loved ones versus receiving a gift that loses usefulness over time.
December 14, 2017
Mary Maloney
Growth: A Gift Worth More
As we move into the “season of giving” I’d like to introduce a concept my grandfather shared when I was about 10 years old. It was a monumental insight that changed the way I viewed gifts.
November 22, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Play to Win: How to Think Like a Champion
Chapter Four of my first book, Succeed On Purpose, was the second most difficult chapter to write. The painful memories of that event will be seared in my mind forever.
July 13, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Your Superhero Destiny – A Quest for More
I enjoy escaping reality on occasion and love all the action-packed superhero movies of late. I adored Wonder Woman, and was thankful to see that DC managed to get it right. But there is more than just character development in this movie.
June 29, 2017
Laura Armbruster
5 Laws of Career Karma
One thing I know for sure is that the concept of karma is REAL. If you’re not familiar with karma, it’s simple. Karma is the spiritual principle of cause and effect where the intent and actions of a person influence the future of that individual.
June 8, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Get Real – and Find Your Thing (Now!)
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the economy is not good, and your job is not safe. Despite the current stock market hype, another serious economic crash IS coming. It's time to Get Real and find that thing that gets your heart racing.
May 24, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Reality Shouldn't Bite (As Long as it's Your Reality You’re Living)
Are you sick of it yet? Feeling inadequate, feeling untethered, feeling like there is more, but you can’t figure out where?
April 28, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Fail Forward – The Key to Success
To achieve your highest potential, you must learn how to fail forward. For the wide majority of humans, life is not easy and we’re faced with many challenges. How your perceive and respond to these challenges determines your ability to succeed.
April 12, 2017
Terri Maxwell
The Power of No
When I started my own Succeed On Purpose journey, and built what is now the Share On Purpose portfolio of companies, I willingly took risks in search for inner joy as well as financial success.
March 13, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Love Yourself First
I remember THE weekend like it was yesterday. A transformational blow was knocking on my life, and by the end of this particular weekend my world would look dramatically different.
February 6, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Mindset Matters: How to Achieve Your 2017 Goals
There is a deep part of us that aches for more. More success, more joy, more health and more meaning to our lives. These desires are natural and soulful.
January 5, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Grown-up Christmas Wish
I’ve always been an Amy Grant fan, and one song, “My Grown Up Christmas List,” is a favorite. There are times when the lyrics ring eerily true.
December 22, 2016
Terri Maxwell
The Peace Pact
Each election was more contentious than the one before, as politicians fought over the 2-5% of the population that isn't firmly entrenched and divided. So, I've set a goal to create peace in my own little corner of the world through three pacts.
November 15, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Are YOU Ready?
It's time to play at a whole new level. And I invite each of you to join me. It’s time for me to share the lessons I've learned about how to Succeed On Purpose, with the millions of people searching for both meaning AND success.
June 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Life Lived Well
When I look back at life I can only see the lessons, and then the insight gained from them. When I look ahead to the future I am amazed how everything was leading me to this path.
May 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
New Economy
I suspect we all sense there is a new energy, and a new way of being unfolding, regarding the economy.
April 23, 2016
Terri Maxwell
If Life is this Short, What Do I Want to Do?
Sometimes it takes a crisis—a relationship ending, a major health scare, a car accident—to wake us from the sleepwalk state in which we exist. Regardless of the challenges that are facing us, we rarely regret choosing to live our life on purpose.
January 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
A Tribute to Wayne Dyer
There have been many spiritual gurus, but none have touched as many lives as Wayne Dyer. I have learned many critical lessons from Wayne that apply to anyone seeking to transform their life.
January 8, 2016
Terri Maxwell
The Transformation Pact
I’ve set a goal to make this next year transformational. To be successful in that audacious goal, I must first transform myself. Here are 3 transformational goals I’ve set for next year. Care to join this “Transformation Pact?”
January 6, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Achieve All of Your Potential
The CEO at Jostens Learning took me under his wing and taught me some invaluable lessons. As a 27-yr old executive (in over my head), I was cocky, arrogant, majorly insecure, and very overly-sensitive, but had unusual gifts that ONLY the CEO recognized.
January 5, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Will Time Reveal or Expose Who You Are?
How I shifted the way I lived in order for time to REVEAL who I was, rather than expose who I had pretended to be. Will time reveal or expose who you are?
December 28, 2015
Terri Maxwell
Success is a CHOICE
12 years ago, I became an entrepreneur, failed miserably and lost everything. Despite the failure, I was hooked on the freedom, creativity and passion of building a business, and NEVER wanted to go back to a job again.
December 21, 2015
Terri Maxwell
Focus on What is Working
We all know that we get what we focus on, but how can we actually change what we focus on?
October 21, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Stop Complaining about the Weather
To shift your focus to what's working, deal with the difficult, but don’t focus on it. Most Succeed On Purpose followers have heard the story of “You Get What You Focus On”—this post is about how to apply that lesson and make it work.
October 14, 2014
Terri Maxwell
A Lot Can Happen in 45 Days...
Most Succeed on Purpose followers have heard the story of “You Get What You Focus On” from Chapter 7 of my book. If not, I’ve included Chapter 7 at the end of this blog post as a reference.
October 1, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Terri's Weight Loss Secret: Get Fit in 2014!
The Utopia Food & Fitness program WORKS! Better yet, it’s convenient and the food tastes great. Come join me and let’s get healthy in 2014!
May 9, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Reflections on 2013
At the end of each year I make a list of lessons and insights to take with me into the next year. It’s become an amazing and powerful ritual. For the first time, I want to share them publicly.
December 31, 2013
Terri Maxwell
More
Have you ever noticed that no matter where we are in life, we always seem to want more? The truth is, we were DESIGNED for more. But we get confused about what this desire for more means.
October 28, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Thriving in the New World of Work Requires Finding Your Why
The most important question for businesses and professionals attempting to navigate the New World of Work isn’t where we are going, but why it matters in the first place.
April 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell
What Can Duck Dynasty Teach Us About the New World of Work?
Duck Dynasty can teach us a LOT about the New World of Work, particularly the importance of following passion. Yep, I am officially promoting Duck Dynasty as a role model for the New World of Work!
March 7, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Personal Branding, the Next Step – Reputation Management
You’ve created your personal brand and you’ve gone out and marketed yourself, so what’s next? If you want to continue to build your brand, there is always work to be done.
January 17, 2013
Terri Maxwell
4 Keys to Maximize Personal Branding
Previously we covered creating a personal brand— how important it is in the new world of work. The next step is to generate awareness about your brand. In essence, you must market yourself.
December 20, 2012
Terri Maxwell
Creating a Personal Brand
Today’s New World of Work requires everyone to consider their personal brand. Whether you are a C-Suite executive, a mid-level manager or a contractor, the first thing any potential employer will do is search for your name online. What will they find?
December 11, 2012
Terri Maxwell
Three Power Tools for Living Abundantly on Purpose
There are three CHOICES we make in the moment, all the time when we seek Abundance on Purpose. We make choices all the time…every moment of every day. Having more awareness brings these choices into our consciousness.
April 17, 2012
Terri Maxwell
How to Get What You Focus On
Even though the lesson of “You Get What You Focus On” is one of the many things I am known for, I’ve noticed that people struggle to not only to adjust focus, but also to maintain that change. How can we actually change what we focus on?
September 6, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Measure Success using “Guide Posts” Rather than “Goal Posts”
I’d like to introduce a new way of measuring success. Regardless of what you’ve been told, start-up success is not measured in a linear manner. Goal posts set us up to fail. Guide posts, however, accelerate success.
January 25, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Perseverance: There's Always a Way
Fear manifests in many ways but its misguided goal of “keeping us safe” is an illusion. Fear does not keep us safe; instead it keeps us trapped.
June 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Ryan Lewis: Driven to Start 'Something that Matters’
Living your passion is hard work—but you can’t beat the rewards. EarthHero founder and CEO Ryan Lewis believed the pain of not trying to start something that matters would have been greater than any pain endured in launching his dream company.
May 30, 2018
Mary Maloney
Assume Positive Intent – A Missing Ingredient for Personal Joy
Relationships make us happy, so how can we improve those relationships, to experience more fulfillment and more joy?
May 22, 2018
Terri Maxwell
What is Perfection?
Some say perfection is an illusion, while others wear themselves out trying to achieve it. I believe perfection is a natural quest that our soul seeks, but one that the human brain misunderstands.
March 9, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Reflections on 2013
At the end of each year I make a list of lessons and insights to take with me into the next year. It’s become an amazing and powerful ritual. For the first time, I want to share them publicly.
December 31, 2013
Terri Maxwell
The Talent Revolution – Are You Prepared?
We've said it before, but it’s worth repeating: There is a revolution happening that is creating a new way of work. The jobs “lost” during the recession are not coming back. Jobs are being fractionalized and virtualized.
June 11, 2013
Terri Maxwell
You are NOT Your Business – Top 3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
Learn how to avoid three common pitfalls of business ownership and how to succeed. It’s easy to think that we’re alone in facing the challenges of building a business. The truth is…many have gone before us.
June 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Shark Tank: The Power of Perseverance Over Ideas
I was blessed to participate in two Shark Tank pitches for business owners who have gone through our programs.
April 30, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Personal Branding, the Next Step – Reputation Management
You’ve created your personal brand and you’ve gone out and marketed yourself, so what’s next? If you want to continue to build your brand, there is always work to be done.
January 17, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Entrepreneurial Dreams and Reality Bites
When most of us started our business, we had big dreams. We had passion for our work but wanted to be free of the drudgery of cube-filled days with bosses we didn’t respect. However, we also had false ideas of what it meant to be an entrepreneur.
January 8, 2013
Terri Maxwell
The Solopreneur Decade
My journey from corporate America to solopreneur to CEO was eye opening. I learned to overcome fear and uncovered many insights about the reality facing people in transition. This led me to develop several support systems for professionals in transition.
June 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Perseverance: There's Always a Way
Fear manifests in many ways but its misguided goal of “keeping us safe” is an illusion. Fear does not keep us safe; instead it keeps us trapped.
June 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Assume Positive Intent – A Missing Ingredient for Personal Joy
Relationships make us happy, so how can we improve those relationships, to experience more fulfillment and more joy?
May 22, 2018
Terri Maxwell
BE who you are. DO what you love.
We hide. It’s true, whether we want to admit it or not. We hide from criticism, from judgment, from differences; we even hide from who we really are. Why? What would happen if we broke through our barriers and became who we truly are?
May 15, 2018
Laura Armbruster
What is Perfection?
Some say perfection is an illusion, while others wear themselves out trying to achieve it. I believe perfection is a natural quest that our soul seeks, but one that the human brain misunderstands.
March 9, 2018
Terri Maxwell
You’re Not Looking for a Job—You’re Marketing a Brand
Answer truthfully—do you enjoy the work you do? Or are you stuck in the wrong job? Finding the position you are meant to be doing is much easier said than done. Many people simply go with the flow and don’t even attempt to pursue a purposeful career.
January 10, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Transform Your Career: But First, Face Your Fears
Whether on a new career path or your first job, beginnings are exciting. You are filled with hope and confidence that you will make an impact. Until that is, you don’t.
July 31, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Get Real – and Find Your Thing (Now!)
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the economy is not good, and your job is not safe. Despite the current stock market hype, another serious economic crash IS coming. It's time to Get Real and find that thing that gets your heart racing.
May 24, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Mindset Matters: How to Achieve Your 2017 Goals
There is a deep part of us that aches for more. More success, more joy, more health and more meaning to our lives. These desires are natural and soulful.
January 5, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Reflections on 2013
At the end of each year I make a list of lessons and insights to take with me into the next year. It’s become an amazing and powerful ritual. For the first time, I want to share them publicly.
December 31, 2013
Terri Maxwell
The Talent Revolution – Are You Prepared?
We've said it before, but it’s worth repeating: There is a revolution happening that is creating a new way of work. The jobs “lost” during the recession are not coming back. Jobs are being fractionalized and virtualized.
June 11, 2013
Terri Maxwell
There’s a New Breed of Workers Changing the World of Work
By now you've heard something about the new world of work, and probably have sensed my passion about the topic. But there is something you don't know...that will either strike fear in your heart, or put joy in your step.
May 7, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Work in an Office? Not Virtualpreneurs™
Unless you have been under a rock, you are quite familiar with Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s recent ban on working from home. And you are quite familiar with the various opinions on the subject. So it really begs the question – is there a good answer?
March 5, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Want Career Growth? Align Personal Branding with Career Strategy
We know that jobs are moving from the cube to the cloud, and that anyone capitalizing on these virtual work opportunities will be well-positioned for career growth. And yet most are fearful of making this transition.
February 13, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Personal Branding, the Next Step – Reputation Management
You’ve created your personal brand and you’ve gone out and marketed yourself, so what’s next? If you want to continue to build your brand, there is always work to be done.
January 17, 2013
Terri Maxwell
The Solopreneur Decade
My journey from corporate America to solopreneur to CEO was eye opening. I learned to overcome fear and uncovered many insights about the reality facing people in transition. This led me to develop several support systems for professionals in transition.
June 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Women Entrepreneurs: The Top 3 Barriers to Financial Freedom
Why is it that most women-owned firms are still one-person shops? What is it preventing women business owners from aggressively growing their business so that they achieve financial independence?
March 4, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Career Personas™ - A New Framework for Career Planning
Tomorrow’s career options in the social-digital decade will be radically different than anything we’ve experienced in our professional lives to date.
February 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell
The Path to More
You can create more in your life. More success, more money, more joy and more meaning. Learn how to create more with someone you care about.
December 4, 2018
Terri Maxwell
The Power of “And” in a World Trapped by “Or”
We don’t have to be limited by “or.” If the way we view and think about life doesn’t create the results we want, then it’s time to think differently. It’s time to embrace “AND.”
November 19, 2018
Terri Maxwell
It's About to Get REAL
Over the past nine years, the Succeed On Purpose team evolved our programs and tools to world-class status. And, we’ve helped thousands along the way. Now, it’s time for a bigger stage.
November 6, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Finding Success through Purpose
The first step to getting real is to embrace your true self. Go beyond what others think and look deep within. The truth is, we are on this earth for a reason, and to understand what that deeper reason is…simply begin with purpose.
July 9, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Perseverance: There's Always a Way
Fear manifests in many ways but its misguided goal of “keeping us safe” is an illusion. Fear does not keep us safe; instead it keeps us trapped.
June 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Ryan Lewis: Driven to Start 'Something that Matters’
Living your passion is hard work—but you can’t beat the rewards. EarthHero founder and CEO Ryan Lewis believed the pain of not trying to start something that matters would have been greater than any pain endured in launching his dream company.
May 30, 2018
Mary Maloney
Assume Positive Intent – A Missing Ingredient for Personal Joy
Relationships make us happy, so how can we improve those relationships, to experience more fulfillment and more joy?
May 22, 2018
Terri Maxwell
BE who you are. DO what you love.
We hide. It’s true, whether we want to admit it or not. We hide from criticism, from judgment, from differences; we even hide from who we really are. Why? What would happen if we broke through our barriers and became who we truly are?
May 15, 2018
Laura Armbruster
Life is Like a Sponge: What’s in Yours?
Life is like one big sponge. From the moment we’re born we soak up sights, tastes, and sounds. As we mature, we start to soak up experiences and eventually knowledge.
April 25, 2018
Terri Maxwell
What Almost Crashing on a Race Track Taught Me about Success
Driving a car is a perfect metaphor for achieving success—it’s easy to get off course. I learned this lesson viscerally—on a race track. Learn how you too can move past fear and achieve success using the same techniques you use to drive a car.
April 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell
What is Perfection?
Some say perfection is an illusion, while others wear themselves out trying to achieve it. I believe perfection is a natural quest that our soul seeks, but one that the human brain misunderstands.
March 9, 2018
Terri Maxwell
5 Easy Ways to Spend More Time on Personal Growth in 2018
By February, the majority of people have given up on resolutions and returned to their old ways.To move forward and become a happier, healthier, better version of yourself, you have to prioritize personal growth all year long.
February 19, 2018
Sarah Hackley
Ready, Set, Go for Career Gold Like an Olympian
Nobody understands passion, dedication and Olympic-size aspirations better than Olympians do! If you crave more success in your life and in your career, then it’s time to get real about your goals – like an Olympian.
February 8, 2018
Mary Maloney
Tired of Going Nowhere? Be a Force for Your Own Good
Even if you know where you want to go, it’s OK if you don’t know how to get there. What you DO need to do is seek advice from people who can help you develop a plan to reach your goals
January 24, 2018
Mary Maloney
You’re Not Looking for a Job—You’re Marketing a Brand
Answer truthfully—do you enjoy the work you do? Or are you stuck in the wrong job? Finding the position you are meant to be doing is much easier said than done. Many people simply go with the flow and don’t even attempt to pursue a purposeful career.
January 10, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Find More in the New Year with a Self-Serving Resolution
I didn’t know what I know today—that I could have served myself better had I taken the time to uncover my true passion and the steps necessary to find meaningful work.
December 28, 2017
Mary Maloney
Gift of Time (Gifts Besties Will Love)
The season of giving doesn’t mean you have to drain your bank account or max out your credit cards. Believe it or not, most people prefer spending time and making memories with loved ones versus receiving a gift that loses usefulness over time.
December 14, 2017
Mary Maloney
Growth: A Gift Worth More
As we move into the “season of giving” I’d like to introduce a concept my grandfather shared when I was about 10 years old. It was a monumental insight that changed the way I viewed gifts.
November 22, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Face Your Fears and Break on through to the Other Side
Do you ever feel paralyzed by fear to the point where it prevents you from moving forward in a constructive way – personally or professionally?
November 14, 2017
Mary Maloney
The Fear Epidemic
In a world where art imitates life, it is curious how our society is willing to accept the presence of frightful things. Let’s make a commitment to face the fear epidemic with the only medicine that can cure it -- faith.
October 25, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Terri Maxwell Named 2017 Outlive Yourself Award Honoree
The phrase, “Outlive Yourself”, is very powerful and makes you think of what you are doing right now to make a lasting difference in the lives of others.
September 7, 2017
What is Labor Day Anyway?
Have you ever wondered what the Labor Day holiday was, or where it came from? You know there are big sales, BBQ’s and you get a day off from work, but what are we celebrating?
August 29, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Transform Your Career: But First, Face Your Fears
Whether on a new career path or your first job, beginnings are exciting. You are filled with hope and confidence that you will make an impact. Until that is, you don’t.
July 31, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Play to Win: How to Think Like a Champion
Chapter Four of my first book, Succeed On Purpose, was the second most difficult chapter to write. The painful memories of that event will be seared in my mind forever.
July 13, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Your Superhero Destiny – A Quest for More
I enjoy escaping reality on occasion and love all the action-packed superhero movies of late. I adored Wonder Woman, and was thankful to see that DC managed to get it right. But there is more than just character development in this movie.
June 29, 2017
Laura Armbruster
5 Laws of Career Karma
One thing I know for sure is that the concept of karma is REAL. If you’re not familiar with karma, it’s simple. Karma is the spiritual principle of cause and effect where the intent and actions of a person influence the future of that individual.
June 8, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Get Real – and Find Your Thing (Now!)
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the economy is not good, and your job is not safe. Despite the current stock market hype, another serious economic crash IS coming. It's time to Get Real and find that thing that gets your heart racing.
May 24, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Reality Shouldn't Bite (As Long as it's Your Reality You’re Living)
Are you sick of it yet? Feeling inadequate, feeling untethered, feeling like there is more, but you can’t figure out where?
April 28, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Fail Forward – The Key to Success
To achieve your highest potential, you must learn how to fail forward. For the wide majority of humans, life is not easy and we’re faced with many challenges. How your perceive and respond to these challenges determines your ability to succeed.
April 12, 2017
Terri Maxwell
The Power of No
When I started my own Succeed On Purpose journey, and built what is now the Share On Purpose portfolio of companies, I willingly took risks in search for inner joy as well as financial success.
March 13, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Love Yourself First
I remember THE weekend like it was yesterday. A transformational blow was knocking on my life, and by the end of this particular weekend my world would look dramatically different.
February 6, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Mindset Matters: How to Achieve Your 2017 Goals
There is a deep part of us that aches for more. More success, more joy, more health and more meaning to our lives. These desires are natural and soulful.
January 5, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Grown-up Christmas Wish
I’ve always been an Amy Grant fan, and one song, “My Grown Up Christmas List,” is a favorite. There are times when the lyrics ring eerily true.
December 22, 2016
Terri Maxwell
The Peace Pact
Each election was more contentious than the one before, as politicians fought over the 2-5% of the population that isn't firmly entrenched and divided. So, I've set a goal to create peace in my own little corner of the world through three pacts.
November 15, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Are YOU Ready?
It's time to play at a whole new level. And I invite each of you to join me. It’s time for me to share the lessons I've learned about how to Succeed On Purpose, with the millions of people searching for both meaning AND success.
June 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Life Lived Well
When I look back at life I can only see the lessons, and then the insight gained from them. When I look ahead to the future I am amazed how everything was leading me to this path.
May 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
New Economy
I suspect we all sense there is a new energy, and a new way of being unfolding, regarding the economy.
April 23, 2016
Terri Maxwell
If Life is this Short, What Do I Want to Do?
Sometimes it takes a crisis—a relationship ending, a major health scare, a car accident—to wake us from the sleepwalk state in which we exist. Regardless of the challenges that are facing us, we rarely regret choosing to live our life on purpose.
January 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
A Tribute to Wayne Dyer
There have been many spiritual gurus, but none have touched as many lives as Wayne Dyer. I have learned many critical lessons from Wayne that apply to anyone seeking to transform their life.
January 8, 2016
Terri Maxwell
The Transformation Pact
I’ve set a goal to make this next year transformational. To be successful in that audacious goal, I must first transform myself. Here are 3 transformational goals I’ve set for next year. Care to join this “Transformation Pact?”
January 6, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Achieve All of Your Potential
The CEO at Jostens Learning took me under his wing and taught me some invaluable lessons. As a 27-yr old executive (in over my head), I was cocky, arrogant, majorly insecure, and very overly-sensitive, but had unusual gifts that ONLY the CEO recognized.
January 5, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Will Time Reveal or Expose Who You Are?
How I shifted the way I lived in order for time to REVEAL who I was, rather than expose who I had pretended to be. Will time reveal or expose who you are?
December 28, 2015
Terri Maxwell
Success is a CHOICE
12 years ago, I became an entrepreneur, failed miserably and lost everything. Despite the failure, I was hooked on the freedom, creativity and passion of building a business, and NEVER wanted to go back to a job again.
December 21, 2015
Terri Maxwell
Focus on What is Working
We all know that we get what we focus on, but how can we actually change what we focus on?
October 21, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Stop Complaining about the Weather
To shift your focus to what's working, deal with the difficult, but don’t focus on it. Most Succeed On Purpose followers have heard the story of “You Get What You Focus On”—this post is about how to apply that lesson and make it work.
October 14, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Life is Simply a Mirror of Our Focus
The more we wonder why we aren’t receiving abundance, the more we’re focused on what we don’t want.
October 8, 2014
Terri Maxwell
A Lot Can Happen in 45 Days...
Most Succeed on Purpose followers have heard the story of “You Get What You Focus On” from Chapter 7 of my book. If not, I’ve included Chapter 7 at the end of this blog post as a reference.
October 1, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Terri's Weight Loss Secret: Get Fit in 2014!
The Utopia Food & Fitness program WORKS! Better yet, it’s convenient and the food tastes great. Come join me and let’s get healthy in 2014!
May 9, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Reflections on 2013
At the end of each year I make a list of lessons and insights to take with me into the next year. It’s become an amazing and powerful ritual. For the first time, I want to share them publicly.
December 31, 2013
Terri Maxwell
More
Have you ever noticed that no matter where we are in life, we always seem to want more? The truth is, we were DESIGNED for more. But we get confused about what this desire for more means.
October 28, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Be a Champion, Be YOUrself
It's easy to set aside our own needs. However, it can weaken boundaries and lessen the value we bring to relationships. For me, the color purple symbolizes the struggle to be your own person, create and respect boundaries, and ask for what you want.
September 23, 2013
Terri Maxwell
The Talent Revolution – Are You Prepared?
We've said it before, but it’s worth repeating: There is a revolution happening that is creating a new way of work. The jobs “lost” during the recession are not coming back. Jobs are being fractionalized and virtualized.
June 11, 2013
Terri Maxwell
You are NOT Your Business – Top 3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
Learn how to avoid three common pitfalls of business ownership and how to succeed. It’s easy to think that we’re alone in facing the challenges of building a business. The truth is…many have gone before us.
June 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell
There’s a New Breed of Workers Changing the World of Work
By now you've heard something about the new world of work, and probably have sensed my passion about the topic. But there is something you don't know...that will either strike fear in your heart, or put joy in your step.
May 7, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Shark Tank: The Power of Perseverance Over Ideas
I was blessed to participate in two Shark Tank pitches for business owners who have gone through our programs.
April 30, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Thriving in the New World of Work Requires Finding Your Why
The most important question for businesses and professionals attempting to navigate the New World of Work isn’t where we are going, but why it matters in the first place.
April 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell
What Can Duck Dynasty Teach Us About the New World of Work?
Duck Dynasty can teach us a LOT about the New World of Work, particularly the importance of following passion. Yep, I am officially promoting Duck Dynasty as a role model for the New World of Work!
March 7, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Work in an Office? Not Virtualpreneurs™
Unless you have been under a rock, you are quite familiar with Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s recent ban on working from home. And you are quite familiar with the various opinions on the subject. So it really begs the question – is there a good answer?
March 5, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Want Career Growth? Align Personal Branding with Career Strategy
We know that jobs are moving from the cube to the cloud, and that anyone capitalizing on these virtual work opportunities will be well-positioned for career growth. And yet most are fearful of making this transition.
February 13, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Personal Branding, the Next Step – Reputation Management
You’ve created your personal brand and you’ve gone out and marketed yourself, so what’s next? If you want to continue to build your brand, there is always work to be done.
January 17, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Entrepreneurial Dreams and Reality Bites
When most of us started our business, we had big dreams. We had passion for our work but wanted to be free of the drudgery of cube-filled days with bosses we didn’t respect. However, we also had false ideas of what it meant to be an entrepreneur.
January 8, 2013
Terri Maxwell
4 Keys to Maximize Personal Branding
Previously we covered creating a personal brand— how important it is in the new world of work. The next step is to generate awareness about your brand. In essence, you must market yourself.
December 20, 2012
Terri Maxwell
Creating a Personal Brand
Today’s New World of Work requires everyone to consider their personal brand. Whether you are a C-Suite executive, a mid-level manager or a contractor, the first thing any potential employer will do is search for your name online. What will they find?
December 11, 2012
Terri Maxwell
Three Power Tools for Living Abundantly on Purpose
There are three CHOICES we make in the moment, all the time when we seek Abundance on Purpose. We make choices all the time…every moment of every day. Having more awareness brings these choices into our consciousness.
April 17, 2012
Terri Maxwell
Living in the "AND"
I am on this earth to inspire people to reach their potential, by following their purpose and overcoming limitations and fear. In order to teach others how to live their purpose, I had to do it for myself first. What a ride it’s been.
October 7, 2011
Terri Maxwell
How to Get What You Focus On
Even though the lesson of “You Get What You Focus On” is one of the many things I am known for, I’ve noticed that people struggle to not only to adjust focus, but also to maintain that change. How can we actually change what we focus on?
September 6, 2011
Terri Maxwell
The Solopreneur Decade
My journey from corporate America to solopreneur to CEO was eye opening. I learned to overcome fear and uncovered many insights about the reality facing people in transition. This led me to develop several support systems for professionals in transition.
June 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell
A Tribute to Keith Maxwell
Keith had a very simple business philosophy, which resulted in incredible financial and professional success. Unlike most self-made men, Keith wasn’t boastful, so it took a long time for me to understand what his secret really was.
May 14, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Women Entrepreneurs: The Top 3 Barriers to Financial Freedom
Why is it that most women-owned firms are still one-person shops? What is it preventing women business owners from aggressively growing their business so that they achieve financial independence?
March 4, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Career Personas™ - A New Framework for Career Planning
Tomorrow’s career options in the social-digital decade will be radically different than anything we’ve experienced in our professional lives to date.
February 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Measure Success using “Guide Posts” Rather than “Goal Posts”
I’d like to introduce a new way of measuring success. Regardless of what you’ve been told, start-up success is not measured in a linear manner. Goal posts set us up to fail. Guide posts, however, accelerate success.
January 25, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Make Next Year Better than this Year!
New Years Resolutions can sometimes go Off Track. I always thought, there has to be a better way! Last year, I did something different, and it worked! So, if don't want to have to repeat your New Year's Resolutions next year, read on.
December 30, 2010
Terri Maxwell
The Power of “And” in a World Trapped by “Or”
We don’t have to be limited by “or.” If the way we view and think about life doesn’t create the results we want, then it’s time to think differently. It’s time to embrace “AND.”
November 19, 2018
Terri Maxwell
It's About to Get REAL
Over the past nine years, the Succeed On Purpose team evolved our programs and tools to world-class status. And, we’ve helped thousands along the way. Now, it’s time for a bigger stage.
November 6, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Perseverance: There's Always a Way
Fear manifests in many ways but its misguided goal of “keeping us safe” is an illusion. Fear does not keep us safe; instead it keeps us trapped.
June 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell
What Almost Crashing on a Race Track Taught Me about Success
Driving a car is a perfect metaphor for achieving success—it’s easy to get off course. I learned this lesson viscerally—on a race track. Learn how you too can move past fear and achieve success using the same techniques you use to drive a car.
April 13, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Face Your Fears and Break on through to the Other Side
Do you ever feel paralyzed by fear to the point where it prevents you from moving forward in a constructive way – personally or professionally?
November 14, 2017
Mary Maloney
The Fear Epidemic
In a world where art imitates life, it is curious how our society is willing to accept the presence of frightful things. Let’s make a commitment to face the fear epidemic with the only medicine that can cure it -- faith.
October 25, 2017
Terri Maxwell
BE who you are. DO what you love.
We hide. It’s true, whether we want to admit it or not. We hide from criticism, from judgment, from differences; we even hide from who we really are. Why? What would happen if we broke through our barriers and became who we truly are?
May 15, 2018
Laura Armbruster
Transform Your Career: But First, Face Your Fears
Whether on a new career path or your first job, beginnings are exciting. You are filled with hope and confidence that you will make an impact. Until that is, you don’t.
July 31, 2017
Laura Armbruster
If Life is this Short, What Do I Want to Do?
Sometimes it takes a crisis—a relationship ending, a major health scare, a car accident—to wake us from the sleepwalk state in which we exist. Regardless of the challenges that are facing us, we rarely regret choosing to live our life on purpose.
January 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Success is a CHOICE
12 years ago, I became an entrepreneur, failed miserably and lost everything. Despite the failure, I was hooked on the freedom, creativity and passion of building a business, and NEVER wanted to go back to a job again.
December 21, 2015
Terri Maxwell
The Solopreneur Decade
My journey from corporate America to solopreneur to CEO was eye opening. I learned to overcome fear and uncovered many insights about the reality facing people in transition. This led me to develop several support systems for professionals in transition.
June 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell
You are NOT Your Business – Top 3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
Learn how to avoid three common pitfalls of business ownership and how to succeed. It’s easy to think that we’re alone in facing the challenges of building a business. The truth is…many have gone before us.
June 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Assume Positive Intent – A Missing Ingredient for Personal Joy
Relationships make us happy, so how can we improve those relationships, to experience more fulfillment and more joy?
May 22, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Life is Like a Sponge: What’s in Yours?
Life is like one big sponge. From the moment we’re born we soak up sights, tastes, and sounds. As we mature, we start to soak up experiences and eventually knowledge.
April 25, 2018
Terri Maxwell
Find More in the New Year with a Self-Serving Resolution
I didn’t know what I know today—that I could have served myself better had I taken the time to uncover my true passion and the steps necessary to find meaningful work.
December 28, 2017
Mary Maloney
Gift of Time (Gifts Besties Will Love)
The season of giving doesn’t mean you have to drain your bank account or max out your credit cards. Believe it or not, most people prefer spending time and making memories with loved ones versus receiving a gift that loses usefulness over time.
December 14, 2017
Mary Maloney
Growth: A Gift Worth More
As we move into the “season of giving” I’d like to introduce a concept my grandfather shared when I was about 10 years old. It was a monumental insight that changed the way I viewed gifts.
November 22, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Face Your Fears and Break on through to the Other Side
Do you ever feel paralyzed by fear to the point where it prevents you from moving forward in a constructive way – personally or professionally?
November 14, 2017
Mary Maloney
The Fear Epidemic
In a world where art imitates life, it is curious how our society is willing to accept the presence of frightful things. Let’s make a commitment to face the fear epidemic with the only medicine that can cure it -- faith.
October 25, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Terri Maxwell Named 2017 Outlive Yourself Award Honoree
The phrase, “Outlive Yourself”, is very powerful and makes you think of what you are doing right now to make a lasting difference in the lives of others.
September 7, 2017
What is Labor Day Anyway?
Have you ever wondered what the Labor Day holiday was, or where it came from? You know there are big sales, BBQ’s and you get a day off from work, but what are we celebrating?
August 29, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Transform Your Career: But First, Face Your Fears
Whether on a new career path or your first job, beginnings are exciting. You are filled with hope and confidence that you will make an impact. Until that is, you don’t.
July 31, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Play to Win: How to Think Like a Champion
Chapter Four of my first book, Succeed On Purpose, was the second most difficult chapter to write. The painful memories of that event will be seared in my mind forever.
July 13, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Your Superhero Destiny – A Quest for More
I enjoy escaping reality on occasion and love all the action-packed superhero movies of late. I adored Wonder Woman, and was thankful to see that DC managed to get it right. But there is more than just character development in this movie.
June 29, 2017
Laura Armbruster
5 Laws of Career Karma
One thing I know for sure is that the concept of karma is REAL. If you’re not familiar with karma, it’s simple. Karma is the spiritual principle of cause and effect where the intent and actions of a person influence the future of that individual.
June 8, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Get Real – and Find Your Thing (Now!)
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the economy is not good, and your job is not safe. Despite the current stock market hype, another serious economic crash IS coming. It's time to Get Real and find that thing that gets your heart racing.
May 24, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Reality Shouldn't Bite (As Long as it's Your Reality You’re Living)
Are you sick of it yet? Feeling inadequate, feeling untethered, feeling like there is more, but you can’t figure out where?
April 28, 2017
Laura Armbruster
Fail Forward – The Key to Success
To achieve your highest potential, you must learn how to fail forward. For the wide majority of humans, life is not easy and we’re faced with many challenges. How your perceive and respond to these challenges determines your ability to succeed.
April 12, 2017
Terri Maxwell
The Power of No
When I started my own Succeed On Purpose journey, and built what is now the Share On Purpose portfolio of companies, I willingly took risks in search for inner joy as well as financial success.
March 13, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Love Yourself First
I remember THE weekend like it was yesterday. A transformational blow was knocking on my life, and by the end of this particular weekend my world would look dramatically different.
February 6, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Mindset Matters: How to Achieve Your 2017 Goals
There is a deep part of us that aches for more. More success, more joy, more health and more meaning to our lives. These desires are natural and soulful.
January 5, 2017
Terri Maxwell
Grown-up Christmas Wish
I’ve always been an Amy Grant fan, and one song, “My Grown Up Christmas List,” is a favorite. There are times when the lyrics ring eerily true.
December 22, 2016
Terri Maxwell
The Peace Pact
Each election was more contentious than the one before, as politicians fought over the 2-5% of the population that isn't firmly entrenched and divided. So, I've set a goal to create peace in my own little corner of the world through three pacts.
November 15, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Life Lived Well
When I look back at life I can only see the lessons, and then the insight gained from them. When I look ahead to the future I am amazed how everything was leading me to this path.
May 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
New Economy
I suspect we all sense there is a new energy, and a new way of being unfolding, regarding the economy.
April 23, 2016
Terri Maxwell
If Life is this Short, What Do I Want to Do?
Sometimes it takes a crisis—a relationship ending, a major health scare, a car accident—to wake us from the sleepwalk state in which we exist. Regardless of the challenges that are facing us, we rarely regret choosing to live our life on purpose.
January 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
A Tribute to Wayne Dyer
There have been many spiritual gurus, but none have touched as many lives as Wayne Dyer. I have learned many critical lessons from Wayne that apply to anyone seeking to transform their life.
January 8, 2016
Terri Maxwell
The Transformation Pact
I’ve set a goal to make this next year transformational. To be successful in that audacious goal, I must first transform myself. Here are 3 transformational goals I’ve set for next year. Care to join this “Transformation Pact?”
January 6, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Achieve All of Your Potential
The CEO at Jostens Learning took me under his wing and taught me some invaluable lessons. As a 27-yr old executive (in over my head), I was cocky, arrogant, majorly insecure, and very overly-sensitive, but had unusual gifts that ONLY the CEO recognized.
January 5, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Are YOU Ready?
It's time to play at a whole new level. And I invite each of you to join me. It’s time for me to share the lessons I've learned about how to Succeed On Purpose, with the millions of people searching for both meaning AND success.
June 20, 2016
Terri Maxwell
Success is a CHOICE
12 years ago, I became an entrepreneur, failed miserably and lost everything. Despite the failure, I was hooked on the freedom, creativity and passion of building a business, and NEVER wanted to go back to a job again.
December 21, 2015
Terri Maxwell
Will Time Reveal or Expose Who You Are?
How I shifted the way I lived in order for time to REVEAL who I was, rather than expose who I had pretended to be. Will time reveal or expose who you are?
December 28, 2015
Terri Maxwell
Focus on What is Working
We all know that we get what we focus on, but how can we actually change what we focus on?
October 21, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Stop Complaining about the Weather
To shift your focus to what's working, deal with the difficult, but don’t focus on it. Most Succeed On Purpose followers have heard the story of “You Get What You Focus On”—this post is about how to apply that lesson and make it work.
October 14, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Life is Simply a Mirror of Our Focus
The more we wonder why we aren’t receiving abundance, the more we’re focused on what we don’t want.
October 8, 2014
Terri Maxwell
A Lot Can Happen in 45 Days...
Most Succeed on Purpose followers have heard the story of “You Get What You Focus On” from Chapter 7 of my book. If not, I’ve included Chapter 7 at the end of this blog post as a reference.
October 1, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Terri's Weight Loss Secret: Get Fit in 2014!
The Utopia Food & Fitness program WORKS! Better yet, it’s convenient and the food tastes great. Come join me and let’s get healthy in 2014!
May 9, 2014
Terri Maxwell
Reflections on 2013
At the end of each year I make a list of lessons and insights to take with me into the next year. It’s become an amazing and powerful ritual. For the first time, I want to share them publicly.
December 31, 2013
Terri Maxwell
More
Have you ever noticed that no matter where we are in life, we always seem to want more? The truth is, we were DESIGNED for more. But we get confused about what this desire for more means.
October 28, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Be a Champion, Be YOUrself
It's easy to set aside our own needs. However, it can weaken boundaries and lessen the value we bring to relationships. For me, the color purple symbolizes the struggle to be your own person, create and respect boundaries, and ask for what you want.
September 23, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Entrepreneurial Dreams and Reality Bites
When most of us started our business, we had big dreams. We had passion for our work but wanted to be free of the drudgery of cube-filled days with bosses we didn’t respect. However, we also had false ideas of what it meant to be an entrepreneur.
January 8, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Personal Branding, the Next Step – Reputation Management
You’ve created your personal brand and you’ve gone out and marketed yourself, so what’s next? If you want to continue to build your brand, there is always work to be done.
January 17, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Want Career Growth? Align Personal Branding with Career Strategy
We know that jobs are moving from the cube to the cloud, and that anyone capitalizing on these virtual work opportunities will be well-positioned for career growth. And yet most are fearful of making this transition.
February 13, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Work in an Office? Not Virtualpreneurs™
Unless you have been under a rock, you are quite familiar with Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s recent ban on working from home. And you are quite familiar with the various opinions on the subject. So it really begs the question – is there a good answer?
March 5, 2013
Terri Maxwell
What Can Duck Dynasty Teach Us About the New World of Work?
Duck Dynasty can teach us a LOT about the New World of Work, particularly the importance of following passion. Yep, I am officially promoting Duck Dynasty as a role model for the New World of Work!
March 7, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Thriving in the New World of Work Requires Finding Your Why
The most important question for businesses and professionals attempting to navigate the New World of Work isn’t where we are going, but why it matters in the first place.
April 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Shark Tank: The Power of Perseverance Over Ideas
I was blessed to participate in two Shark Tank pitches for business owners who have gone through our programs.
April 30, 2013
Terri Maxwell
There’s a New Breed of Workers Changing the World of Work
By now you've heard something about the new world of work, and probably have sensed my passion about the topic. But there is something you don't know...that will either strike fear in your heart, or put joy in your step.
May 7, 2013
Terri Maxwell
You are NOT Your Business – Top 3 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
Learn how to avoid three common pitfalls of business ownership and how to succeed. It’s easy to think that we’re alone in facing the challenges of building a business. The truth is…many have gone before us.
June 4, 2013
Terri Maxwell
The Talent Revolution – Are You Prepared?
We've said it before, but it’s worth repeating: There is a revolution happening that is creating a new way of work. The jobs “lost” during the recession are not coming back. Jobs are being fractionalized and virtualized.
June 11, 2013
Terri Maxwell
Three Power Tools for Living Abundantly on Purpose
There are three CHOICES we make in the moment, all the time when we seek Abundance on Purpose. We make choices all the time…every moment of every day. Having more awareness brings these choices into our consciousness.
April 17, 2012
Terri Maxwell
Creating a Personal Brand
Today’s New World of Work requires everyone to consider their personal brand. Whether you are a C-Suite executive, a mid-level manager or a contractor, the first thing any potential employer will do is search for your name online. What will they find?
December 11, 2012
Terri Maxwell
4 Keys to Maximize Personal Branding
Previously we covered creating a personal brand— how important it is in the new world of work. The next step is to generate awareness about your brand. In essence, you must market yourself.
December 20, 2012
Terri Maxwell
A Tribute to Keith Maxwell
Keith had a very simple business philosophy, which resulted in incredible financial and professional success. Unlike most self-made men, Keith wasn’t boastful, so it took a long time for me to understand what his secret really was.
May 14, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Measure Success using “Guide Posts” Rather than “Goal Posts”
I’d like to introduce a new way of measuring success. Regardless of what you’ve been told, start-up success is not measured in a linear manner. Goal posts set us up to fail. Guide posts, however, accelerate success.
January 25, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Career Personas™ - A New Framework for Career Planning
Tomorrow’s career options in the social-digital decade will be radically different than anything we’ve experienced in our professional lives to date.
February 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Women Entrepreneurs: The Top 3 Barriers to Financial Freedom
Why is it that most women-owned firms are still one-person shops? What is it preventing women business owners from aggressively growing their business so that they achieve financial independence?
March 4, 2011
Terri Maxwell
The Solopreneur Decade
My journey from corporate America to solopreneur to CEO was eye opening. I learned to overcome fear and uncovered many insights about the reality facing people in transition. This led me to develop several support systems for professionals in transition.
June 17, 2011
Terri Maxwell
How to Get What You Focus On
Even though the lesson of “You Get What You Focus On” is one of the many things I am known for, I’ve noticed that people struggle to not only to adjust focus, but also to maintain that change. How can we actually change what we focus on?
September 6, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Living in the "AND"
I am on this earth to inspire people to reach their potential, by following their purpose and overcoming limitations and fear. In order to teach others how to live their purpose, I had to do it for myself first. What a ride it’s been.
October 7, 2011
Terri Maxwell
Make Next Year Better than this Year!
New Years Resolutions can sometimes go Off Track. I always thought, there has to be a better way! Last year, I did something different, and it worked! So, if don't want to have to repeat your New Year's Resolutions next year, read on.
December 30, 2010
Terri Maxwell