You on Purpose

Discover Your Calling and Create the Life You Were Meant to Live

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What should I do with my life? Whether you're just starting out on your journey or you've found yourself at a crossroads and feel the need to change direction, each of us wants to know what our purpose is on this earth. We want our work and our lives to have meaning and impact far beyond our immediate context. But how do you know what you were meant to do? And once you know . . . then what?

Based solidly in the most up-to-date Barna research, You on Purpose offers you a clear and simple 4-step process for discovering and carrying out your calling with confidence:

set your intention for what you want to achieve

dig deep into who and where you are

narrow your choices and zero in on your calling

start acting on your calling, one step at a time

Each chapter dismantles a common myth about calling, replacing it with truth born from solid, current research. If you long to discover your unique place in the world, this book will help you catch that vision and make a plan to pursue it.

The Authors

  1. Dr. Stephanie Shackelford
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    Dr. Stephanie Shackelford

    Stephanie Shackelford is a senior fellow at Barna Group, primarily studying vocation and calling. In 2012, she founded a career coaching company and has since helped hundreds of students, recent graduates, and working professionals live into their purpose....

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  2. Bill Denzel
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    Bill Denzel

    Bill Denzel has enjoyed a multifaceted career working as a publisher, creative director, writer, designer, and literary agent. Mostly he helps people write and publish books, build world-changing brands, and tell great stories. Formerly vice president at Barna...

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