The Rhythm of Achievement

The other day I had the common experience of feeling the "rhythm of the beat" of someone else's music when sitting at a stop light.  You know what I mean, my car neighbor had his music at such a high volume/bass combo that not only was his car shaking, but mine was as well. I could literally feel the the beat, the rhythm in my bones. As I sat there, it hit me that just as music has a rhythm and a … [Read more...]

The Best Business Leadership Book

               Quality thinking is essential for excellence in work and business. Quality thinking is impacted greatly by quality books and materials. I know there are brilliant, creative thought leaders out there, but even those on the far right end of the bell curve are impacted by quality books. I cannot tell you how much my life has been enriched and my understanding expanded and strengthened … [Read more...]

Productive Leadership – Making Ideas Happen

Leadership – Making Ideas Happen                 A few months ago I read an excellent book by Scott Belzky entitled Making Ideas Happen. Scott Belzky has a company that works mainly with creative people and companies in turning their creativity into reality.  If you are the type of leader who wants to keep expanding , growing, and  helping people develop and do good ideas, this book should be very … [Read more...]


Welcome to Purpose and Plan! Purpose and Plan Coaching is the work of certified Life and Leadership Coach Mark Furlong. "My mission is to help individuals, churches, and organizations fulfill their purpose.  When we are doing what we are put here to do, everyone wins.  I help by providing relevant, tested educational tools and venues, personal coaching, and  on-target consulting.  I … [Read more...]