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AIA, LEED BD+C, WELL AP, Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, Leo A. Daly

How Purpose Drives Balance

Ellen Mitchell-Kozack challenges us to redefine purpose and restore balance.

These days our social media feeds are full of clever memes describing how uniquely awful 2020 has been. Regardless of your gender, race, religion, or political persuasion, this seems to be one thing we can all agree on. But what if we flip that notion on its head and start to think of 2020 differently? Not as being the worst year, but instead, as the most important consequential year of a generation? The year when we see with clarity just how out of balance we are. This staggering imbalance is evident from all perspectives, macro to micro, as it destabilizes our families, communities, and life on Planet Earth.

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