Category: Inspiration

Graduates, It’s Time to Build Your Dream

Posted June 11, 2020 by Mark Perna Congratulations, graduates! You’ve come so far—what an incredible accomplishment. As you embark on the next stage of your journey, I’d...

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In Crisis, Do You Panic — Or Reinvent?

Posted May 7, 2020 by Mark Perna In our current health crisis, we’re all feeling a certain lack of control. Through no fault of our own, all...

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Social Distancing and Staying Home: Perspective Is Everything

Posted March 27, 2020 by Mark Perna Due to the coronavirus health crisis, stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders are now in effect in many parts of the country—with...

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When the Branch Creaks: How Crisis Moments Create Positive Change

Posted May 10, 2019 by Mark Perna If you’ve ever heard me speak or read my book, you’re probably familiar with my branch-creak story and the metaphor...

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How to Fail Miserably and Wind Up on Top

Posted January 22, 2019 by Mark Perna Have you ever hit rock bottom? You know what they say about rock bottom—there’s no way to go but up....

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My Answer Why

Posted September 18, 2018 by Mark Perna Today, my first book, Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations, officially releases nationwide. It’s been an...

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Motivation from Apollo 13

Posted August 27, 2018 by Mark Perna “From now on, we live in a world where man has walked on the moon. And it’s not a miracle...

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