Charting Your Course the Millennial Way

August 31, 2018

It’s an act of “adulthood” to move beyond the plan in your head and heart, to a plan of action for charting your course in life. For many in the rising generation, the act of planning is delayed by a fear of being hemmed in. They want their lives to be as free flowing as … Continue reading Charting Your Course the Millennial Way

The End of Living in Chaos, The Beginning of Personal Peace

August 3, 2018

It’s not uncommon in today’s world to segment aspects of our lives. Compartmentalization is the buzz word of the day, but I have an even better buzz word to chew on…..CONGRUENCY. In many countries on four continents, Launching Leaders has worked with groups of 20 and 30 somethings, and one of the things we’ve noticed … Continue reading The End of Living in Chaos, The Beginning of Personal Peace

What Is Real: Five Stepping Stones to Contentment

July 24, 2018

What Is Real:  Five Stepping Stones to Contentment What Is Real:  Five Stepping Stones to Contentment Did you know about 36% of Millennials and Gen Z’s are choosing to not be affiliated with religious institutions?  Six percent are atheist, and 7% are agnostics.  Of these two groups 38% say religion is very important in their … Continue reading What Is Real: Five Stepping Stones to Contentment

Core Values, Your Flight Safety Check

July 9, 2018

One of the great attributes of the rising generation is their desire to live a life of good ethics. While everyone wants to have a center from which they operate, a center that is the root of who they are or want to be, actual development and articulation of these core values (ethics) are rare. … Continue reading Core Values, Your Flight Safety Check

To Lead Millennials, Come Along Side Them

July 3, 2018

Op-Ed Article that Appeared in Deseret News on June 29, 2018 Millennials (20-30 somethings) are often criticized by older generations as being entitled, lazy, and self-absorbed. Boomers like myself are known to castigate them for pushing against the status quo and tradition. Indeed many in the rising generations push hard against hierarchy. But, they also … Continue reading To Lead Millennials, Come Along Side Them

Spiritual PTSD

June 27, 2018

I recently took another trip across Southern Wyoming, and at about Wamsutter the heavens opened as I pondered deeply the spiritual state of my friends of the rising generation.  I opened my sun-roof to allow my personal “heaven’s gate” to be open to my wandering mind. I had a couple of passengers, who looked upon … Continue reading Spiritual PTSD

Authenticity and Cheese

April 26, 2018

I love the realness of the younger generations; it is refreshing to see the unfiltered ways of a generation that values being their true-selves over the opinions of others.  This is often referred to as authenticity. Oscar Wilde is quoted as saying “Be yourself.  Everyone else is already taken.”  However, just being yourself is not … Continue reading Authenticity and Cheese

Passover, Moses, Baseball and Launching Leaders – Part 2

April 24, 2018

Guest Post By Rabbi John Crites-Borak Launching Leaders Worldwide Advisory Council In my previous guest post I was recounting a conversation I had with a father about his struggles with guiding his son… Last week a father contacted me for advice on how to counsel his college-age son. The young man dreamed all his life … Continue reading Passover, Moses, Baseball and Launching Leaders – Part 2

Passover, Moses, Baseball and Launching Leaders

April 20, 2018

Guest Post By Rabbi John Crites-Borak Launching Leaders Worldwide Advisory Council We Jews focus on freedom during Passover. We recount the moment the Exodus began, contemplate the journey through the Wilderness and embrace the dream of arriving in a Promised Land. All of these are good and proper, worthy of commemoration and celebration, but there’s … Continue reading Passover, Moses, Baseball and Launching Leaders

Head of the Spring

April 2, 2018

I grew up in a log cabin, remodeled over the years. It started out being a one room cabin with a dirt floor and an outhouse. Then came indoor plumbing and additions to include a modern bathroom (modern compared to the outhouse at least). My parents bought this home for $1,000 when they got married. … Continue reading Head of the Spring