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WORK. For some, its utter lack of enjoyment or meaning hurls them into existential crisis, while for others being on the job allows the highest level of fulfillment and even provides a life purpose. We spend a full third of our lives either preparing for work via school or actually being in the workforce. Why not look for ways to live with passion and work on purpose to maximize the meaning, fulfillment, and performance contribution associated with it? This show explores a wide array of topics that impact and shape the experience of being in today’s workforce, with the aim of creating meaningful work-life integration. Anyone looking for guidance, inspiration, and examples on how to get unstuck at work or move to a higher level of meaning or contribution will enjoy tuning in. We’ll engage in enlightening conversation with thought leaders, authors, and experts from various fields from around the world. Working on Purpose airs weekly on VoiceAmerica Empowerment.

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WORK. For some, its utter lack of enjoyment or meaning hurls them into existential crisis, while for others being on the job allows the highest level of fulfillment and even provides a life purpose. We spend a full third of our lives either preparing for work via school or actually being in the workforce. Why not look for ways to live with passion and work on purpose to maximize the meaning, fulfillment, and performance contribution associated with it? This show explores a wide array of topics that impact and shape the experience of being in today’s workforce, with the aim of creating meaningful work-life integration. Anyone looking for guidance, inspiration, and examples on how to get unstuck at work or move to a higher level of meaning or contribution will enjoy tuning in. We’ll engage in enlightening conversation with thought leaders, authors, and experts from various fields from around the world. Working on Purpose airs weekly on VoiceAmerica Empowerment.

    Her New Standard: Lifting Women in Leadership

    Her New Standard: Lifting Women in Leadership

    The “broken rung” in companies, where 72 women are promoted to their first level management position, next to 100 men, is a problem Dr. Keithline Byrne and team are hard at work to help women overcome. In this conversation, she shares the secret sauce Her New Standard takes to developing leadership in women. And she challenges women to cultivate their own leadership brand and promote it, develop and exercise strategic thinking competency, and solicit constructive feedback for continuous improvement – a few catalyzing agents that accelerate the journey.

    • 49 min
    From Prostate Cancer to Passion and Purpose

    From Prostate Cancer to Passion and Purpose

    Passion and purpose often come from the most surprising places. Tom Hulsey found his passion to help serve others combatting cancer after the winning mindset he’d leaned on to perform Ironman competitions got him through his own bout with prostate cancer. In this episode, we talk about the parallels between cultivating an intentional mindset to support extreme physical endurance competitions and how it can also be leveraged to pursue your purpose. We are also quite purposefully evangelizing the cry for men to monitor their health and get screening for cancer. Men, we want you around and healthy!

    • 48 min
    Can You Hear the Call to Your Purpose?

    Can You Hear the Call to Your Purpose?

    What do you suppose could be possible if you learned to tune in and listen to that inner urging voice that so desperately is trying to guide you in life? And you stop “shushing” it going about your busy routine? What miracles, what new heights, what new possibilities could be present for you – if only you were able to tune in? This, my friends, is the urgent call of purpose. Answer it.

    • 48 min
    A Dream Reclaimed by a Transformed Life

    A Dream Reclaimed by a Transformed Life

    Life offers spectacular opportunities to achieve dreams, realize potential, and suffer through hardship. The attitude we adopt in response to what life serves up can be the difference between a fulfilled and victorious life or one registered as disappointing and the victim of circumstance. Yet, the magnificence of the human spirit to persevere, take responsibility for choices made, and create a desired future to step into is positively captivating. In this episode, we meet a woman who went from Super Woman business executive, to burdening life spectator, to fulfilled writer and speaker, a marvelous and inspiring transformation. Life is for the living – yes, let’s!

    • 49 min
    Stuck in your Career? Consider a Start-Up!

    Stuck in your Career? Consider a Start-Up!

    Tired of trying to distinguish yourself and navigate a career in a large corporation? Consider a tech start-up! Today’s tech start ups have big ideas, are well-funded, and they need people who can join the team to bring their vision to fruition. Start-ups offer fewer barriers to entry, versatility in roles, and can provide a very handsome financial return, when the right start-up with a sound product and growth plan is considered. And if you seek a role as executive leader, consider there are 500 CEO opportunities in Fortune 500s in contrast to the numerous leadership roles in the 46,000 start ups across the US.

    • 50 min
    Choose Your Reader: Fueling Literacy, Language Acquisition and Meaningful Relationships

    Choose Your Reader: Fueling Literacy, Language Acquisition and Meaningful Relationships

    Mike Coles loved reading stories to his young son, but his frequent travel schedule and subsequent divorce introduced a dilemma that inspired a creative solution to maintain the cherished tradition. Turning to technology, what began as a way to record himself reading stories to his son to hear in his absence, would ultimately become a new product that teaches children to read and speak various languages while also strengthening families across generations. In this episode, Mike shares how his love and desire to remain connected to his son ultimately took him on the quest to building a mobile application which also allows him to realize a powerful and personally meaningful vision that betters the world.

    • 50 min

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