Everyday Purpose: How to Find More Meaning Right Now

Learn to adopt a purposeful mindset, see your impact, and build purpose into your everyday perspective on life and work.
September, 2021

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Finding Meaning


Experiencing purpose and significance in life and work is found to be a key predictor of long-term wellbeing, resilience, and flourishing. Yet, amid all the “to dos,” it’s be difficult to see meaning in the moment. Building on years of researching what makes life and work meaningful, author and researcher Zach Mercurio, Ph.D. will introduce you to key practices for finding more meaning and seeing purpose wherever you are.

In this informative session, learn about the science and practice of crafting more meaning in work and life. Discover how purpose and meaning contribute to motivation, resilience, and well-being. Finally, you'll begin to understand how to craft your own purpose and how to create meaning for those around you. 

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Meet Zach

Zach Mercurio is an author, researcher, and consultant specializing in purposeful leadership, meaningful work, mattering, and positive organizational development. He wrote "The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose" to provide individuals, leaders, and organizations with the tools to activate their purpose and create cultures where everyone matters. It was praised by Arianna Huffington as "a compelling book filled with powerful stories, cutting-edge research, and practical tools that show us how to lead with purpose."

In his work with over 150 global companies, non-profits, schools, and universities around the world, Zach helps forge purposeful leaders and provides practical tools to cultivate positive organizational and team cultures that enable more meaning, motivation, and well-being. Some of his clients and partners have included Hewlett-Packard, the Food and Drug Administration, Caterpillar, The National Park Service, The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Crocs, Simon Sinek, and The Alzheimer's Association.

Zach earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado where he serves as an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Psychology's Center for Meaning and Purpose and as an Instructor in the School of Education. His research on meaningful work has been awarded by The Association for Talent Development, The Academy of Management, and The Academy of Human Resource Development.

Zach also writes regularly on his blog and newsletter, and his thoughts on purposeful leadership, mattering, and meaningful work have been featured internationally in media outlets such as Forbes, Inc. Magazine, The Denver Post, Psychology Today, and The Huffington Post. He is also a regular guest on a wide range of leadership and organization development podcasts.

Zach lives with his wife, two young sons, and adopted dog in Fort Collins, Colorado.


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The Genos Spotlight Series is being offered free of charge as part of our mission to share knowledge, inspire and create more emotionally intelligent and happier people worldwide.

The chosen charity partner for this session is Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation. When you make an unrestricted gift to Children’s Hospital Colorado, your donation goes to their Children’s Fund, which helps the hospital address the greatest needs of their patients and families and directs funds toward where they can do the most good. To learn more and to donate click here.

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