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An Inspiring Blog By Allan Karl

Keep up Allan’s latest adventures and news on his blog. Be sure to follow Allan on social media to keep up with travels, next speaking gigs, and events.

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Travel

13 Rules To Live By From A Life On The Road

Do I have a guiding list of principles or rules that I live by? Yes, and here are thirteen things I believe are essential for a purposeful, mindful, happy, and healthy life.

Inspiration

7 Rules to Live By: For A More rewarding Life

When it comes to achieving a sustainable balance in life and increasing happiness, I have some solid ideas and recommendations that I believe are essential for you to take to heart and start practicing today.

News

Speaking In China

While I was traveling through China filming a new travel show, I was asked to speak for a group of business leaders in Yancheng in Jiangsu province. I was able to share core concepts and messages of my keynotes and travel experiences.

Inspiration

Five Reasons Why Trying Something New Will Change Your Life

If you lack motivation and drive, it’s time to reset your creativity, fire up your synapses, and turn yourself around. You can do this simply by trying something new—different.

Inspiration

TRY! 35 Ideas For Doing Something New & Different In Your Life

After my last post, I received many requests for suggestions on “new things.” Here’s a starting point for anyone looking to move outside their comfort zone and trying something new or different.

News

Allan Karl to host new documentary travel series

Allan Karl announced today that he has been tapped to host an original, and yet to be named, travel documentary series, and that he has finished primary filming in China for the pilot episode. 

Inspiration

The Most Precious Gift

Those who know me well have heard me say this time and time and again. The most precious gift you can give anyone is your time. Likewise, time is the most precious thing someone can give you.

Inspiration

The Effortless Way To Improve Your Appearance, Your Success & Your Health

It’s so easy. It takes no effort. And it works. So why, you may ask, doesn’t everyone do it — all the time?

Inspiration

Five Reasons Why Connecting Is The Hottest Speaking Topic & Business Challenge Today

It’s no secret that success in business, life and love comes from strong connections and relationships.

Inspiration

Five Ways You Can Be More Happy, Bring More Success, and Make Your Dreams Come True

What makes you happy? What will you do to focus more on doing those things that make you happy?

Inspiration

Why Being Happy and Your Happiness Will Bring You Success

Too often we fall into a trap of believing that we will be more happy when we have more—success, money, status, fame or other external measures.

Leadership

Can Social Media Be A Bridge To Real Meaningful Relationships?

This July, I attended the NSA national conference in Philadelphia, and it left me wondering about social media’s role in helping us connect with people.