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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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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.


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.


Speaker & Author Allan Karl On Good Morning America

Allan Karl’s new book is featured prominently on ABC’s hit morning show Good Morning America. The team visited Allan at his home in Leucadia, California


Fear Marketing & Why It’s Okay To Fail.

With my gift already on its way to Mom for this weekend’s annual honor for those women that raised us, I was surprised and put off by a marketing offer I received this week from big box warehouse giant, Costco.


Around-the-world motorcycle adventure turns into an adventure in publishing and crowdfunding.

What inspires us to wander and wonder, to pursuit our passion or to push our minds and bodies beyond the limits?


Around-the-world motorcycle adventure comes to life in FORKS

Karl turns to crowdfunding to help realize his vision for this book which lets readers experience the world through fascinating stories, stunning photography, and tasty food from 35 different countries.


Three Keys to Better Leadership & Increased Innovation

When it comes to leading a successful life in both personal and business, there is nothing that creates more value and brings more possibilities than a strong leader and innovative ideas.


If Price Is All You Can Sell, Your Value Will Spiral Down the Abyss

The next time your sales team wants to compete based on price, resist the draw to fall into the trap because you’ll fall and keep falling and find extreme difficulty in getting out.


Live A More Rewarding, Successful And Happy Life

Here are the Seven Tenets of Success, Prosperity, Happiness and A More Rewarding Life


Simple Pleasures.

I’m hardly a creature of habit, but there are those things I often revisit that serve as a reminder to me that perhaps I should make a habit of paying more attention.


The World Or Your Own Backyard?

As I wandered the global and searched for meaning and truth, I cast the lens of my cameras on sights that inspired, motivated or provoked thought. With more than 50,000 photographs, you can imagine how tough it is to just share a few.