Suffering in Meaningful Purpose Psychology

Reprint from The International Network for Personal Meaning Newsletter, November 2015 LUIS A. MARRERO, MA, RODP, LLP CEO, Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose; and Deputy Chairman, Board of Directors of the International Network for Personal Meaning Abstract Viktor Frankl (2006)[i] shared that “we can discover this meaning in life in three different ways: (1) by…

Monitoring and Improving the Impact of Your Leadership

© 2015. Luis A. Marrero, MA, RODP, LLP Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose October 21, 2015 How do you know you are making the right decisions and influencing others in a way that inspires genuine follower-ship? What can you do to avoid demanding compliance, which ultimately encourages disengagement? I offer two ideas. First, know what you…

The Meaning Awakening

But what if humans, as a species, actually have a purpose? What if we have something distinctive to contribute – something to give rather than just take? ~ Peter Senge Are we starting to take seriously why we exist? While I have been aware since the late 80’s of a steady public interest on the…

Hanging Together or Separately

By Luis A. Marrero, author of The Path to a Meaningful Purpose April 7, 2015 We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately. ~ Benjamin Franklin Reading the latest news one can easily conclude that our aspiration to form a more perfect union continues to be… well, still a…

Je Suis Quoi?

There you go again. Ronald Reagan The news from Paris are shocking, and the killing of unarmed civilians inexcusable. Much is being said about who is right and what is right and wrong about the Je Suis Charlie tragedy. Passions are high, indignation abounds. The TV and radio waves are filled with diverse points of view, depending on…