Anchor & Leap is about lifelong learning, curiosity, and the ability for an inspiring idea to change the course of your life. Here are resources to spark your creative thinking and output. 

Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
— Oliver Wendell Holmes

The Bookshelf 

Comfortable With Uncertainty 
by Pema Chödrön

Comfortable with Uncertainty offers short, stand-alone readings to help us cultivate compassion and awareness amid the challenges of our daily lives. Chödrön presents a progressive program of spiritual study and then leads us through essential concepts, themes, and practices of the Buddhist path. Order a copy here.


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Leap Into Action

Create an actionable plan for your business (and mind): Dailygreatness Business Planner

Anchor & Leap still loves paper planners. This business planner profiles structure for weekly check-ins, challenges, 90-Day high-level check-ins, and inspiration, which help you lay the foundation and stay on track (and true to your purpose). 

Connect with your creative community: Creative Mornings
A monthly gathering to celebrate a city’s creative talent and promote an open space to connect with like-minded individuals. Speakers range from design legends to hometown heroes and are selected by each local chapter based on a global theme. Read more.

Use your professional skills to make a difference: CATCHAFIRE 
A for-purpose social mission business that provides talented individuals with meaningful pro bono experiences. The organization matches professionals with nonprofits based on their skills, cause interest and time availability to build capacity and resources for social good organizations. Read more.

Join a global community to solve big challenges for social good: OpenIDEO An open innovation platform that brings together a global community to solve big challenges for social good. "Where people design better, together." Read more.

Support business becoming a driving force for good: The B Team 
A not-for-profit initiative formed by a global group of leaders (Sir Richard Branson, Kathy Calvin and Arianna Huffington among others) to create a future where the purpose of business is to advance the wellbeing of people and the planet. Read more.

Exercise your voting power: GameChangers500
A new take on the Fortune 500 list, where rather than ranking organizations from 1 to 500 based solely on revenue alone, GC500 awards organizations up to 9 badges that represent best practices in using business as a force for good. Read more.

Get matched with meaningful jobs: ReWork 
Offering a new take on traditional recruiting, ReWork recruits for impact through matching exceptional people with organizations making social, environmental, and cultural progress. ReWork is out to change the world by helping people find work they love.  
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