About C.J. and Life Purpose

I believe that each of us has a path of right livelihood — a way of earning a living that makes the best use of our talents, honors our values, and allows us to be of service to others. Since 1992, I’ve been helping entrepreneurs and professionals fulfill...
In Search of the True to Life Business

In Search of the True to Life Business

There is some territory I am feeling compelled to explore these days with my readers, clients, students, and colleagues. I want to talk about the true to life business. Those of you who, like myself, are small business owners, solo entrepreneurs, and self-employed...

A Generation Moves from Me to We

Baby Boomers have often been characterized as the “Me Generation,” self-centered, self-indulgent, and focused only on their own happiness. Not so, according to a report released by the AARP. In reality, 70% of Boomers feel a responsibility to make the...

Waking Up from Groundhog Day

Every spring in my household, we experience a period we have come to call Groundhog Day. I’ve always loved the Bill Murray movie of the same name, a sweet fable about an egocentric, mean-spirited newscaster doomed to live the same day over and over until he...

Not Exactly Business As Usual

In the wake of disasters like the Sept. 11th attack on the World Trade Center and Hurricane Katrina, there are many question marks in the air. When a tragedy strikes, I hear clients, students, colleagues, and the people from around the world who correspond with me...