Get John’s essays about reflections from his own day-to-day life and stories from guest authors in this weekly series that sparks positivity and productivity for the coming week.

You Belong Here

John O’Leary shares how a burn-camp counselor’s message to him about belonging is one we all need to live by during the 2020 election season and beyond. “You belong here.” Although the election is just a day away, the…
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But that’s not the whole story

John O’Leary shares how childlike wonder can make the impossible, possible and why that’s important during the 2020 election season. “What if when you saw the impossible, you had the beautiful, limitless naïveté to seek a different way?” We’re…
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Deeper Than That

John O’Leary shares how his conversation with Laila Ali taught him the importance of looking at what connects people versus what divides them.   “Only through our connectedness to others can we really know and enhance ourselves. And only…
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The Cold Within

Today, every topic broached is immediately polarizing and leads to rigidly drawn lines between two opposing sides. John O’Leary shares how to veer away from this hostile, divisive path and instead draw a new inclusive one. “Love is wise; hatred…
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