Welcome to the
Life Reimagined Institute for Innovation
A think-and-do lab dedicated to helping people reimagine their lives.
Breakthrough innovation, constant collaboration, powerful partnerships, and a focused agenda are keys to success.
- Next generation online learning programs
- Local events, workshops, and experiences
- National thought leader summits/conferences
- Data insights and market intelligence
- Seamlessly blending rapid prototyping and fast-paced development
- Introducing breakthrough programs and experiences into the world
- Helping people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities
- Developing breakthrough digital/mobile tools and apps
- Health care companies seeking new wellness services
- Higher education institutions developing new courses
- Digital content providers innovating new online tools
- Organizations at the forefront of transforming people's lives
- Partnering with non-profit organizations and private corporations
- Collaborating with government agencies and small businesses
- Jointly innovating new products, programs, services and experiences
- Changing the world for this and future generations
New breakthrough concepts, tools and experiences are innovated at the Institute.
Sounding BoardA new and evolving digital platform that infuses purpose into online connection and conversation. The Sounding Board enables people to invite friends and mentors into a continuing dialog aimed at achieving goals.Get Started
Calling CardsThis breakthrough interactive game allows the user to sort through a set of cards to get a better sense of their personal skills and passions and more insight into their life calling. Based on years of research into personal and career development and formally available as a deck of actual cards, Calling Cards can now be played on the web, tablets and mobile phones.Get Started
New Life PhaseThe New Life Phase is recognized as a time of personal growth and learning – a time for discovering and realizing new life possibilities. This stands in contrast to the old model that generally saw our mid and later years as a period of retreat and decline.
The Institute has assembled a team of thought leaders and experts who understand how to help experienced adults navigate life transitions and change. These life coaches, counselors, entrepreneurs and social marketers serve as the creative engine behind the Institute’s innovation processes.
Richard Leider is widely recognized as one of the top executive coaches in the world, for his work helping 100,000 leaders from more than 50 corporations discover the power of purpose. He is the author of eight books, including the best-selling personal growth classics "The Power of Purpose" and "Repacking Your Bags.” He also wrote “Something to Live For” and “Claiming Your Place at the Fire,” which were hailed as breakthrough books on the subject of positive aging and life transitions.Read More
Dr. Janet Taylor is a New York City psychiatrist and a renowned consumer health expert who has made it her mission to reach out to communities in need. She is the recipient of the National Medical Association’s Woman in Medicine Award, and a frequent contributor to “CBS This Morning,” “The Today Show” and “Good Morning America” on the subjects of stress management, parenting, and the work-life balance. Dr. Taylor is an active blogger at www.DrJanet.TV, and also writes “Ask Janet,” an advice column in “Family Circle” magazine.Read More
Dr. Bill Thomas is an author, entrepreneur, musician, teacher, farmer and physician whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging. Best known for his health care system innovations, he is the founder of a global non-profit (The Eden Alternative) which works to improve the care provided to older people. He is the creator of The Green House Project, where nursing homes are torn down and replaced with small, home-like environment, which Provider Magazine has called the "pinnacle of culture change."Read More
Katerine Ebner is one of the world's leading authorities on organizational change. She is the founder and president of the Nebo Company, an innovative leadership development firm based in Washington D.C. Ebner recently launched Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership, a breakthrough program to train, coach and development a new generation of leaders in business, government and academia. The Institute is a hub of research and education that addresses 21st century leadership challenges.Read More
Dr. Richard Feller is president of the National Career Development Association (NCDA), and one of the world’s foremost authorities on career counseling and coaching. As a professor of counseling and career development at Colorado State University, he is the focal point of a network of career coaches, mentors and allies. His unique perspective focuses on the changing nature of work and careers in America, as well as new approaches to career development and advancement.Read More
Linda Spradley Dunn
Linda Spradley Dunn is nationally recognized as a market strategist and innovative businesswoman, as the founder and CEO/Publisher of a marketing and communications company with offices in Florida, New York, Michigan, and California. Her company, Odyssey Media, has four divisions: Odyssey Couleur Magazine, Odyssey Network Business Retreats, Spa Odyssey Products and Barometer Research. The group brings together a powerful but long-neglected target audience of affluent and influential multicultural women, matching them with products and services.Read More
Dr. Stephan Rechtschaffen is the founder and past CEO of the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, which hosts leaders in the fields of health, culture, spirit and the arts. He is the co-author of “Vitality and Wellness” and the author of “Timeshifting: Creating More Time to Enjoy Your Life,” which focuses on the relationship of time and stress in the quickening pace of modern life.Read More
Dr. Stuart Brown is considered the foremost world expert on the nature of play as a core human need throughout a lifetime. He has shown through his four decades of research that play is as important to humans as sleep and nutrition. After studying and linking play deprivation to violence and other negative behaviors, he collated over 6,000 play histories, ranging from mass murderers to numerous Nobel Laureates and everyone in between, finding that the most successful people in life consider their work as play.Read More
Christopher Metzler is an award-winning academic leader and legal scholar, and author of "Construction and Rearticulation of Race in 'Post-racial' America." He is Senior Associate Dean for Applied Management Degrees at the School of Continuing Studies, and Associate Dean for Human Resources and Diversity Studies at Georgetown University.Read More
For millions of regular viewers of The NFL Today on CBS, host James “J.B.” Brown is as much of a Sunday institution as the game itself. In his 27 years covering the NFL, Brown has become one of the most authoritative and trusted journalists in the sport. He has won three Emmy Awards as Outstanding Studio Host for his work at CBS and previously at Fox, and was named “Best Studio Host of the Decade” by Sports Illustrated.Read More
John Hendricks is the founder and executive chairman of Discovery Communications, the world's number one nonfiction media company, and chairman of the board of Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership. Hendricks has been honored as a visionary in the media industry, with a Primetime Emmy Award, and with the Governor’s Award, the highest honor of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, for conceiving “Great Books,” The Learning Channel (TLC) series.Read More
Steven Gillon is the Scholar-in-Residence of the History Channel, where he hosted “History Center,” a Sunday morning show that provided historical perspective on the current cultural, political and news-making issues of the day. He has also hosted other series and specials, including “Movies in Time,” “Our Generation,” and “History vs. Hollywood.”Read More
Jean Chatzky is the financial editor of NBC’s Today Show, a columnist for “The New York Daily News,” and the host of a personal finance radio show on the Oprah Radio XM channel.Read More
Life Reimagined thought leaders share their insights.
Janet Taylor: Just Keep Searching
Richard Leider: The Power of Purpose
Stephan Rechtschaffen: The Quiet Within
Steven Gillon: Hitting Home With History
John Hendricks: Imagining Success