Exploring the concepts of Professional Joy, Passion and Purpose: A conversation with Dr. Steven Cady, professor, author, and creator of NEXUS4Change and the Collaborative Change Library.
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 My guest is Dr. Steven Cady.  Steven is a Professor of Management and Director of the DODC Program at Bowling Green State University.  Steve is also one of the co-authors of the book, The Change Handbook.  He is the founder of NEXUS4 Change.world.  Steve shares is ideas around the topic of professional joy.  He raises the question, is it possible to experience joy in work and organizational life, just like we experience it in other aspects of our lives.  We discuss how our passion and purpose can allow us to experience joy in the work we do.  We discuss how individuals in our field of organization development and change are driven to make things better, to make a difference.  We discuss the intersection of avocation and vocation in being mindful of how we show up at work and in life.  He also shares about his latest work project, the creation of the Collaborative Change Library.  He is creating an online collaborative space of resources, approaches, and ideas in a creative platform:  https://nexus4change.com/library


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