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Achor, Shawn (2010). The Happiness Advantage: the Seven Priniciples of Positive Psychology that Fuel Success and Performance at Work. Crown Business.

Boldt, Laurence G. (2009). Zen and the Art of Making a Living: a Practical Guide to Creative Career Design. Penguin Books.

Bolles, Richard. What Color Is Your Parachute? (2017). Ten Speed Press.

Bridges, William (1980). Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes. Addison-Wesley.

Buckingham, Marcus and Clifton, Donald (2001). Now, Discover Your Strengths. The Free Press.

Conley, Chip (2018). Wisdom @ Work: The Making of a Modern Elder. Currency/Penguin Random House.

Reardon, Kathleen Kelley (2005). It’s All Politics: Winning in a World Where Hard Work and Talent Aren’t Enough. Doubleday.

Ulrich, Dave and Ulrich, Wendy (2010). The Why of Work. McGraw-Hill.

Web Sites

Based on Gallup research and covered in Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath. Take a $19.99 instrument to identify your top five strengths, or spend $89 for an instrument that will uncover your 34 strengths in rank order.

View into companies (culture, salaries, interview difficulty, etc.) from employees’ perspectives, company data, job postings, and much more.

Sponsors the Fortune 100 Best Places to Work list and other great information.

Resource for career exploration and job hunting by Richard Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute?


“The Psychology of Professional Purpose: How to Follow Your Calling” by Caroline Beaton, Forbes