Finding your passion, perfect career or purpose in life can take both time and effort. But where do you begin? Some of the ways you can discover your passion, such as hiring a life coach or earning a college degree, are costly.
Thankfully, there are other low- or no-cost ways to find these answers, like taking adult education classes, volunteering, contacting a mentor or interning. Below are additional books, talks and podcasts to get you started:
What Color Is Your Parachute? by Richard N. Bolles has been the traditional favorite of career advisors and job seekers for decades. Updated to reflect the latest job environment, this guide is suitable for graduates and career changers alike.
The Pathfinder by Nicholas Lore contains over 100 quizzes that help you reveal important truths about yourself, your personality and your passions. Written by an originator in career coaching and founder of Rockport Institute, an organization that has guided thousands of professionals and executives through career change, this DIY guide can help you find a satisfying path.
How to find work you love by Scott Dinsmore explains why he quit a job that made him unhappy to embark on a four-year quest to find the meaning of meaningful work. Here, he shares the three things that passionate people have in common and how to find them for yourself.
School of Greatness by Lewis Howes, New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur and world-record holder in professional football, shares inspiring stories from brilliant businesspeople, athletes and celebrities to help people find and live their passions.
Good Life Project by Jonathan Fields seeks to share the lives and lessons of people living a purpose-drenched life, with guests like Elizabeth Gilbert, Brene Brown, Sir Ken Robinson, Seth Godin and Gretchen Rubin to everyday people who can help you find your walk and then walk it.
Source: The Muse