Something Significant: Shawn Rogers

No one likes waiting in line, sitting in traffic or waiting at the doctor’s office – but none of that matters when something truly tragic happens. Daily life pauses when your neighbor has a heart attack, your friend’s house catches on fire, a city breaks out into riots, or terrorists threaten peace. Those moments of panic bring what’s important into focus. When I was growing up, the term “first responders” held less weight. As a society, we have come to realize the vital necessity of those brave souls, the boots on…

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Something Significant: Dr. Jocelyn Dunn

When facing the possibility of failure, it is tempting to take the easy way out. Listening to your intuition takes guts – and it certainly helps to have the support of friends and family. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share our Something Significant interview with Dr. Jocelyn Dunn, an oncologist in private practice at Stanford, specializing in the surgical diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant breast disease. Jocelyn graduated from Stanford University with her B.S. in Medical Microbiology, received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and…

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Something Significant: Keith Norris of Paleo f(x)

When we launched our Something Significant interview series, our goal was to share stories about the pursuit of significance from real men and women who have done great things in the world. We believe significance is a foundation of health and a key to overall happiness, and the pursuit of significance is what gives life meaning, focus, and purpose. This is our 14th interview in the series and the final one for 2015. I cannot think of a better way to wrap up the year than sharing this honest and…

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Something Significant: Crickers Crackers

When Leah Jones and Megan McDonald first met in college, they had no idea their common interest in the environment would lead to the launch of a business. Yet, these two entrepreneurs have created a company that is good for the world with slightly unconventional products that are very, very tasty! Leah and Megan are the founders of Crickers, a company that makes healthy and delicious snack foods out of cricket flour. Matt and I had the chance to meet up with Leah and Megan at Picnik, an amazing Paleo…

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Halftime: What Do You Want to Do with the Rest of Your Life?

Bob Buford believes the second half of your life can be better than the first. Much better. But first, you need time to figure out what you want to do with the rest of your life. In Halftime: Moving from Success to Significance, he says we spend the first half of our lives doing what we are “supposed” to do: get educated, get a job, get married, raise a family, and build a successful life. Then we hit halftime. The kids leave the house. Our jobs no longer inspire us.…

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