Bateson, Mary Catherine | Composing a Life
Burnett, Bill & Evans, Dave | Designing your life: How to build a well-lived, joyful life
Duckworth, Angela | Grit: The power of passion and perseverance
Guinness, Os | The Call: Finding and fulfilling the central purpose of your life
Goins, Jeff | The art of work: a proven path to discovering what you were meant to do
Levoy, Gregg Michael | Callings: Finding and following an authentic life
Martin, Courtney E. | Do it anyway: The new generation of activists
Nash, Robert | Helping college students find purpose: the campus guide to meaning-making
Parks, Sharon Daloz | Big questions, worthy dreams: mentoring emerging adults in their search for meaning, purpose, and faith
Poswolsky, Smiley | The quarter-life breakthrough
Robinson, Susan | The peak performing professor: A practical guide to productivity and happiness
Berg, J., Dutton, J., Wrzeniewski, A. | Job Crafting and Meaningful Work: Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace
Brooks, David | The Moral Bucket List
Brooks, David | The Summoned Self
Hamm, Fr. Dennis | Rummaging for God: Praying Backwards through your Day
Kempka, Daria | How to Choose a Major
King, Laura & Scollon, Christie | What Makes a Life Good?
Millard, Bill | Discovering a Life Calling
Safi, Omid | The Problematic Idea of Success
Spohn, William C. | The Chosen Path
Wishart, Paula Di Rita | Cultivating a Career Calling
Anne Lamott: 12 Truths I learned from life and writing [TED]
BJ Miller: What really matters at the end of life [TED]
Cal Newport: “Follow Your Passion is Bad Advice”
Meg Jay: Why 20 is not the new 30 [TED]
School of Life
50 Ways to Get a Job
Activities and reflections for all stages of the job search process.
Online resource related to finding a fulfilling career.
Ask Big Questions Blog
Ask Big Questions brings reflective questions in community to college campus.
The Book of Life
An expansive set of advice on how to approach many facets of life, part of the School of Life.
Assessment focused on defining your broad purpose, or imperative, in work.
Live Your Legend Blog
Blog articles about finding work you love.
On Being Blog
Through podcasts and blog posts, On Being opens up the questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live?
Through short audio clips, StoryCorps preserves and shares humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.