This likely to be part 1 of many on the topic. In this episode we seek to define what purpose is, why we need it, and how to go about starting to find yours. One of the suggested approaches is based on the concept that your individual personality is at the center of this journey. We’ve created a simple app, called Own My Life ( to help identify your personality traits, give you some ideas on what those traits mean.


Purpose in Life and Its Relationship to All-Cause Mortality and Cardiovascular Events – A Meta-Analysis

Fred Silverstone : Finding Purpose in Life

Dan Pink: Drive

Dan Gilbert: Happiness

Daniel Kahneman: Thinking Fast and Slow

SHRM: Job Satisfaction

The Search for Purpose in Life: An Exploration of Purpose, the Search Process, and Purpose Anxiety