Chris Heinz Co. Blog

Another Transition I’m Making

faith life calling personal Mar 22, 2022

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If you’ve been following me, you know that our family is facing a lot of transitions:

  • Being fully self-employed after working full-time for EnergyCAP
  • Moving to Virginia from Pennsylvania this summer
  • Preparing for our daughter to start college in the Fall

While we’re at it, why not throw more transition on the pile?

Two memories from my childhood stand out as especially significant to who I am. When I think back on moments when I felt fully...

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33: When Motherhood Needs Healing | Janet Mylin

podcast Mar 16, 2022

No human is without the need for mothering. Our life cycle is a chain of taking care of ourselves and others. What we sometimes fail to remember is that nurturing figures, such as mothers, have brokenness as well. Mothers are human like every other person needing acceptance, accountability, and grace. Today, we are discussing when motherhood needs healing.

Janet Mylin is a writer, communications specialist, and teacher who says she’s just a church bell ringing out, calling people into...

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Why CliftonStrengths + PathwayU Are A Winning Combination

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CliftonStrengths® isn’t supposed to be used for job selection, but what if you’re looking for that kind of direction? That’s where PathwayU comes in. CliftonStrengths can tell you what you’re good at, while PathwayU can predict possible pathways for fulfillment and impact. Together, CliftonStrengths and PathwayU are a winning combination.

What is CliftonStrengths?

CliftonStrengths is a talent...

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32: Debriefing the PathwayU Calling Assessment | Ron Sweetman

pathwayu podcast Mar 02, 2022

More than knowing about yourself, the real power is in what you do with what you know about yourself. Many people take assessments to gain insight on their core characteristics. Imagine an assessment that not only brings your core characteristics to your attention but points you in a direction of where you can take action and test your new insights. Today, we are debriefing the PathwayU Calling Assessment.

Ron Sweetman is a businessman who found success early in his career and now coaches...

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The Assessment that Scientifically Predicts Pathways to Your Calling

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How do you know which paths to take for greater meaning, purpose, and joy in your calling? Introducing PathwayU.

PathwayU is a platform that uses predictive science to help you discover which paths could create more purpose, meaning, and joy in your life and work. Think of it as a calling assessment, possibility finder, job hunter, coaching tool, and educational resource rolled into one platform.

It is awesome and we’re providing it free-of-charge.

PathwayU...

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31: How the Fall of Enron Gave a Second Chance | Steve Heinz

podcast Feb 15, 2022

Let’s say you’re presented with a chance to change an ending. You can choose any ending. Now, where would you start in order to change the end? Here’s a secret: Sometimes what you see is not an ending, but the start of redirection. Today, we are here to discuss an interesting story about second chances.

Steve Heinz founded energy management software company EnergyCAP, which he later sold. In fact, he walked the path of successfully building and selling the company twice....

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Family News: We’re Moving

life calling personal Feb 09, 2022

When I started working for myself full-time, it opened new possibilities. My wife (Colette), and I began imagining what this job change could mean. What was now possible that wasn’t possible before? One of things we pondered was where to live.

I was no longer tied to an employer and a locale.

Sure, this was my hometown, and my parents and my brothers’ families were here. Also, many dear friends whose hearts were part of ours. And a church that we loved. But we felt hungry for a...

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30: New Research on Life Calling | Stephanie Shackelford

podcast Feb 01, 2022

 

Overwhelm from decisions in how to move forward can come through as analysis paralysis and FOMO. Suddenly you’re wondering if you are still grounded in your original purpose. Want to hear data-backed answers to better live in your purpose? Today, we discuss new research in Life Calling.

Dr. Stephanie Shackelford is a writer, researcher, and coach who specializes in the topic of Life Calling. She’s the author of a new book called  You on Purpose: Discover Your...

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Why Life Calling Doesn’t Happen by Accident

life calling Jan 25, 2022

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Did you ever have a moment that made you come alive? When you felt like you could do this forever? When you started to dream about a life ordered around that gilded inspiration? We call that moment a spark of calling.

Three Remarkable People

Kypros Nicolaides was a medical student who didn’t care for medicine; he was in school to appease his father. Then a new professor brought an ultrasound machine to class. Kypros saw the image of an...

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29: How Coaching Helps with Calling | Michael Pfau

podcast Jan 18, 2022

Coaching is different from other forms of helping. It serves a specific purpose, the same way mentoring or consulting fulfills a separate purpose. A mentor helps you learn what they already know how to do. A consultant helps you solve a problem from a third-person point of view. A coach helps you find fulfillment. Today, we discuss how coaching helps you align with your Life Calling.

Michael Pfau, M.Ed, PCC, BCC, is President of Crossways Life Coaching, LLC. As a coach, Michael works...

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