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FACT – BEING VIRTUOUS IS GREAT FOR FAMILY AND BUSINESS!!

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, its the only thing that ever has.” — MARGARET MEAD If I could make a minor edit to this quote from Margaret Mead - I would add that a small group of citizens committed to living virtuously can change the world. My chief goal or...[ read more ]

INTRODUCING JIM BURNS AND HOW COURSE CORRECTIONS CHANGED MY MARRIAGE

I want to introduce a good friend of mine - Dr. Jim Burns - founder of the HomeWord youth and family international ministry. Jim is a celebrated and renowned author, speaker, advocate for strong family values, a truly gifted connector and communicator with adolescents, and an inspirational father, husband, friend, and mentor. I think that part of why Jim and...[ read more ]

HOW TO CREATE A BLUEPRINT TO BECOME YOUR MOST AUTHENTIC SELF

Hello - as we at AG Thrive are fully dedicated and committed to empowering our clients to live and grow with purpose, experience success in their most significant and meaningful goals, and to ultimately thrive in the areas of life that matter most - we are always looking for ways to provide maximum value and impact - and deliver it in...[ read more ]

WHAT IS HAPPINESS – AND WHY PURSUING THE WRONG TYPE OF HAPPINESS CAN BE CATASTROPHIC

Happiness is a very popular topic - both in contemporary society - and also in our office at AG Thrive. I often hear people claiming that happiness is the key to living the good life - and/or that happiness should be the greatest objective or priority to be pursued. As such, I wanted to explore what happiness is, why chasing...[ read more ]

HOW TO DEVELOP A MEANINGFUL LIFE: RESUME VIRTUES VS. EULOGY VIRTUES

Article by: Paul Larez Have you ever looked back on your years and thought, “What will people say about me when I die? What will they remember about me?” For many of us, our lives consist of building up our talents and accomplishments to appear attractive to potential employers, coworkers, our friends and family, and romantic interests. In our day-to-day...[ read more ]

TIME IS OUR MOST PRECIOUS RESOURCE

How well do you feel that you use the time you have in a day? Are you consistently focused on your highest value tasks, relationships, and goals? Is how you have spent the past 2-3 months of your life a good reflection of your priorities? Time is our most precious resource - yet despite this - it can be easy...[ read more ]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VIRTUE IN ORDER TO EXPERIENCE THE RADICALLY LIFE ENHANCING BENEFITS OF VIRTUOUSNESS.

Our recent Weekly Series explored ways to improve your life through character growth and a new habit of practicing virtues. Read the entire series when you have a chance. What You Need To Know About Virtue In Order To Experience The Radically Life Enhancing Benefits Of Virtuousness. Okay - as promised - in this week’s message I am going to...[ read more ]

A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON HOW WE CAN APPLY BEN FRANKLIN’S THE ART OF VIRTUE IN OUR LIVES, FAMILY, AND WORK

Our recent Weekly Series explored ways to improve your life through character growth and a new habit of practicing virtues. Read the entire series when you have a chance. A New Perspective On How We Can Apply Ben Franklin’s The Art Of Virtue In Our Lives, Family, And Work. First off, thank you to everyone who sent a message regarding...[ read more ]

PRACTICING THE GOOD LIFE WITH BEN FRANKLIN – VIRTUES #10-13 – CLEANLINESS, TRANQUILITY, CHASTITY & HUMILITY

“CLEANLINESS: Tolerate no uncleanliness in body, clothes, or habitation. TRANQUILLITY: Be not disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable. CHASTITY: Rarely use venery but for health or offspring, never to dullness, weakness, or the injury of your own or another’s peace or reputation. HUMILITY: Imitate Jesus and Socrates.” — BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Our new Weekly Series explores improving your life through...[ read more ]

PRACTICING THE GOOD LIFE WITH BEN FRANKLIN – VIRTUE #9 – MODERATION

“Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.” — MARCUS TILLIUS CICERO “Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance.” — EPICURUS Our new Weekly Series explores improving your life through character growth and a new habit of practicing virtues. To read about why we are exploring virtue, click here. Practicing The Good Life With Ben...[ read more ]



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