6 episodes

The Purposeful Work Podcast is all about how to create a work-life that leverages your gifts and syncs with what matters most to you in life as a whole. The podcast explores questions about meaning in life; positive impact; the faith/work intersection; getting the most out of your strengths and forging a career that aligns with your sense of calling. Guests include the world’s leading academic scholars on meaning and purpose in work and life; top career counselors, coaches, and career center directors; organizational leaders working hard to create work environments that promote a deep sense of purpose; and everyday people finding ways to embody purposeful work in whatever they do. The host, Bryan Dik, Ph.D., is an award-winning vocational psychologist, professor, and entrepreneur. His latest book is Redeeming Work (https://amzn.to/2Kc1Tb0)

The Purposeful Work Podcast Dr. Bryan Dik

    • Education

The Purposeful Work Podcast is all about how to create a work-life that leverages your gifts and syncs with what matters most to you in life as a whole. The podcast explores questions about meaning in life; positive impact; the faith/work intersection; getting the most out of your strengths and forging a career that aligns with your sense of calling. Guests include the world’s leading academic scholars on meaning and purpose in work and life; top career counselors, coaches, and career center directors; organizational leaders working hard to create work environments that promote a deep sense of purpose; and everyday people finding ways to embody purposeful work in whatever they do. The host, Bryan Dik, Ph.D., is an award-winning vocational psychologist, professor, and entrepreneur. His latest book is Redeeming Work (https://amzn.to/2Kc1Tb0)

    2.2 Redeeming Work : An Interview with Nate Lake, Director of Athletics Communications at MSU-Denver

    2.2 Redeeming Work : An Interview with Nate Lake, Director of Athletics Communications at MSU-Denver

    In this episode we hear from Nate Lake, who is featured in Chapter 2 of Bryan’s new book, “Redeeming Work: A Guide to Discovering God’s Calling for Your Career.”  When Bryan and Nate first met, Nate was a senior in college who was passionate about...

    • 30 min
    2.1 Redeeming Work: An Introduction to the Series (and the Book!)

    2.1 Redeeming Work: An Introduction to the Series (and the Book!)

    Bryan discusses his purpose in writing this book, and why a book for Christians should be of interest to listeners who want more purpose in their work regardless of their faith perspective.

    • 16 min
    1.4 The Zookeeper’s Secret: An Interview with Stuart Bunderson, PhD, and Jeffery Thompson, PhD.

    1.4 The Zookeeper’s Secret: An Interview with Stuart Bunderson, PhD, and Jeffery Thompson, PhD.

    Stuart and Jeff discuss their famous study of callings among zookeepers, the double-edged sword of pursuing a calling, a recent global conference they sponsored on calling research, and tips to make your work more meaningful.

    • 48 min
    1.3 Meaningful Work and the Dutch Video Game Industry: An interview with Evgenia Lysova, PhD

    1.3 Meaningful Work and the Dutch Video Game Industry: An interview with Evgenia Lysova, PhD

    Evgenia discusses international research on work as a calling, the process of editing a special issue on calling in vocational psychology’s top journal, her research on callings within the Dutch video game industry, and experiencing meaningful work while balancing work and family.

    • 42 min
    1.2 "What Meaning in Life Means" an Interview with Dr. Michael Steger, World's Leading Expert on Social Science Research Related to Meaning in Life

    1.2 "What Meaning in Life Means" an Interview with Dr. Michael Steger, World's Leading Expert on Social Science Research Related to Meaning in Life

    Interview with the world's leading expert on social science research related to meaning in life

    • 49 min
    1.1 Welcome to the Purposeful Work Podcast!

    1.1 Welcome to the Purposeful Work Podcast!

    Hear about the story and meaning behind the podcast

    • 9 min

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