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030: Zach Mercurio: Helping People Discover and Activate Purpose

“It’s not what should I do with my life, but what should my life do for others.” In this powerful and pragmatic episode, Zach Mercurio, a thought leader on purpose and meaning, discusses the importance of living our purpose and being purposeful, how to identify your purpose, what gets in the way of living in purpose, and shares three very practical ways to bring more purpose into your life.  

Zach Mercurio, Consultant, Speaker, Writer, Researcher Zach is widely recognized as one of the leading voices on the role of purpose and meaningfulness in life, work, and organizations. His work as a researcher and strategist has been applied to transform individuals, Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, K-12 schools, and universities around the world. He is the bestselling author of “The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose” and is the author of PurposeSpeaks, a popular blog on purposeful leadership. His work has been featured internationally with outlets such as Forbes, Inc. Magazine, The Huffington Post, and Thrive Global. As a researcher and Adjunct Professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, Zach researches meaning and purpose in work and teaches courses on organizational and leadership development while he completes his Ph.D in Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change.
 
Zach writes a monthly newsletter called “The Spark” which contains useful research and practical tools to live, lead, and work with purpose.
 
 
Connect with Zach: 
Twitter: ZachMercurio
Instagram: ZachMercurio
Facebook: ZMercurio 
 
 
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