What does Passing the Torch really mean for us?

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Passing the Torch

At the recent passing of the torch to lead the U.S., it appears to many that our nation is more divided than ever. There were divisions when President Trump assumed office in 2016, though politically and culturally, Americans seem more divided at this moment than ever, something President Biden spoke…


Day 1 of the 7 Magic Words Challenge

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The Beginning of Reflection

Last year, a colleague told about an annual reflexive exercise she participates in that involves both introspection and external processing/writing/meditation to help get in touch with herself. It sounded like a beautiful opportunity, so after learning more, I jumped into it.


Becoming a successful content creator is a 2021 state of mind

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What to do when your resolutions really failed you

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Insights for when doing ≠ planning

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Planning vs. Doing

Every day I make plans for what I hope to do today, this weekend, and even this month. While these may be short-term plans, longer-term ones work in the same way, such as those I made for this new year, my new job, and even my new course of studies…


Questions to invite reflection are filled with opportunities

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Questions to Challenge are Rich with Opportunity

In one of the intersections in my life, I was invited to consider what sparks me, what lights me up, what makes me jump up to take action. It contained within it the possibility of being a potentially transcendent starting point for the new year. Perhaps this is the sort…


After all, whose life is it, anyway?

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Do People Tell You How to be Successful?

How often have you had people around you tell you what you should study, pursue, or focus on to have a happy life? While likely good-intentioned, can any of these people have a YOU operating manual, as if they can speak with any authority about you?


It is never too late to set intentions for the New Year.

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Our future is rich with opportunities, so why look back?

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Jeffrey Keefer, Ph.D.

Educator. Writer. Open Knowledge Advocate. Institutional Researcher. I help people navigate their learning needs and take informed action. JeffreyKeefer.com

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