"Everybody say OPA!"
OPA! is a common Greek word that is heard often in the celebration of life. It is a word that has very deep meaning going back thousands of years to the writings of Homer (Greek: Ὅμηρος), revered as the greatest ancient Greek epic poet and author of the classic works of literature: the Iliad and the Odyssey. Today, we use the Greek word OPA! both to inspire ourselves and others by unleashing the spirit within and to warn ourselves and others by remaining alert and awake of life's potential dangers and unlimited opportunities. We also use the word OPA! as an acronym to represent the three core lessons for Living & Working With Meaning that we have discovered in our travels, work, and research.
The Meaning Movement
As leaders of the Meaning Movement and based on our many years of practical experience in the areas of Personal Transformation, Leadership Development, and Innovation Management, we have developed a unique approach based on the Core of Meaning®. Meaning begins within—it is the primary, intrinsic motivation of human beings. Meaning is the driver and fuel for engagement & resilience, well-being & health, and performance & innovation. (Without Meaning, people feel disengaged, are unfocused, and lack the energy to perform and innovate to their highest potential.)
There are many ways to bring more Meaning and the benefits of The OPA! Way® into your life, work, and organization: OPA! Life, OPA! Work, OPA! MeaningLab, and OPA! Meaning Profiles/Tests. Formats include: Workshops (introductory, full-day, two-day, three-day programs), Retreats, Speeches, Meaning Profiles/Tests (self-assessments), Personal/Leadership Mentoring, Organizational Advising, and OPA! Associate Certification.
Also join us at our OPA! Center for Meaning in beautiful, historic Santa Fe, New Mexico USA (fly to Albuquerque or Santa Fe). The OPA! Center has been uniquely designed as a sacred space for people of all ages and walks of life to question, discuss, explore, and discover deeper Meaning in their everyday lives and work. Learn The OPA! Way®, gain new insights, and develop practical action plans to "Live & Work with Meaning." (We also provide Meaning-focused services at client locations around the world.)
Additional information about The OPA! Way® services is provided under Calendar, Client List, For Planners, and OPA! University, or contact us directly to discuss your unique needs at: firstname.lastname@example.org