Leading and Living with Purpose!

About the Book

We’re living through a crisis of purpose. Surveys indicate that people feel less and less connected to the meaning of their work. Individuals everywhere are asking, “How can I find my purpose?”
That’s the wrong question. You don’t find your purpose—you build it. The HBR Guide to Crafting Your Purpose debunks three misconceptions about purpose at work: that purpose is found, that you have only one, and that it remains the same over time. Packed with tips and advice for how you can cultivate more meaning in your life and at work, this book teaches you how to endow everything you do with purpose each day.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Find the reason behind your work
  • Identify what makes you feel happy and engaged
  • Use job crafting to transform your role
  • Connect your work to service
  • Build positive, fulfilling relationships
  • Let go of past purposes – and take steps toward new ones

Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, with the most trusted brand in business. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges.

Meet John Coleman

John has a passion for leadership, investing, and seeing others reach their potential. He’s served in leadership positions at firms like McKinsey & Company, Invesco, and Sovereign’s Capital and on a number of government and non-profit boards. He has also had the opportunity to interact with thousands of founders, investors, and business leaders in hundreds of organizations. His writing focuses on helping people to explore their leadership and the many ways in which they can craft greater meaning into their own lives and the lives of others.

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