Podcast: Let Your Purpose Guide Your Career
Skip to content
Careers Social Impact May 10, 2019

Podcast: Let Your Purpose Guide Your Career

How to “align your role with your soul.”

An entrepreneur faces many routes for startup success.

Yevgenia Nayberg

Based on insights from

Nicholas Pearce

Listening: Let Your Purpose Guide Your Career

0:00 Skip back button Play Skip forward button 9:36

At some point in our careers, we all question if we’re truly on the right path. But how can we know for sure? And if we are indeed heading down the wrong road, what can we do about it?

Add Insight
to your inbox.

We’ll send you one email a week with content you actually want to read, curated by the Insight team.

These were the questions that motivated Nicholas Pearce, a clinical associate professor of management and organizations at Kellogg, to write his new book, The Purpose Path: A Guide to Pursuing Your Authentic Life’s Work.

On this episode of the Kellogg Insight podcast, Pearce shares what his firsthand experiences as a teacher, pastor, and consultant have taught him about finding, and pursuing, one’s purpose. “Sometimes we do need to summon the courage to take the leap,” he says.

Note: The Kellogg Insight podcast is produced for the ear, and not meant to be read as a transcript. We encourage you to listen to the audio version above. However, a transcript of this episode is available here.

Featured Faculty

Nicholas Pearce

Clinical Assistant Professor of Management & Organizations

Suggested For You

Most Popular

Most Popular Podcasts


Podcast: Our Most Popular Advice on Improving Relationships with Colleagues

Coworkers can make us crazy. Here’s how to handle tough situations.

Social Impact

Podcast: How You and Your Company Can Lend Expertise to a Nonprofit in Need

Plus: Four questions to consider before becoming a social-impact entrepreneur.


Podcast: Attract Rockstar Employees—or Develop Your Own

Finding and nurturing high performers isn’t easy, but it pays off.


Podcast: How Music Can Change Our Mood

A Broadway songwriter and a marketing professor discuss the connection between our favorite tunes and how they make us feel.

More in Careers