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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.

Bring Your Glove

Through a story in which his son brought his glove to a major league baseball game, John O’Leary shows us the value of anticipation v. luck. One in a thousand. That’s your mathematical chance of catching a ball if…
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John O'Leary and family experiencing the magic of vacation in Maui

The Real Magic within Vacation

John O’Leary shares the real magic within vacation; the reminder that the little things, aren’t. Because of a speaking engagement with my friends at Marriott Vacations Worldwide, last week I had the opportunity to travel to Hawaii. After cashing…
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Count Your Days

John O’Leary shares how to live better by counting your days. “The very thing you take for granted, others are praying for.” – Marlan Rico Lee I used to be a huge procrastinator. Not just a motto, but a…
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Support the Caregivers

John O’Leary celebrates two caregivers, his mom and Live Inspired Podcast guest Richard Lui, and identifies how to celebrate their work. “Commitment is an act, not a word.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre We all understand the need to be fully…
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Let the Ruckus Begin

John O’Leary reflects on Seth Godin’s desire to “make a ruckus” and how to do so by doing little things, consistently well, to benefit others. “How do you want to be remembered?” That was the question I asked a…
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