Colorado State University

TEDxCSU, 2016

I frequently speak on topics related to calling, meaningful work, evidence-based career counseling and coaching, fit-based hiring and employee development, and the intersection of faith and work.  I have delivered keynotes and facilitated workshops at conferences, on college campuses, and for business groups, including internationally. To inquire about my availability for speaking at your event, please visit my contact page.


August 9, 2017. “Cultivating Callings: Promoting Vocation in Undergraduate Education.” Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN.

May 20, 2017. “Gratitude: From our Little Selves to a Larger World.” Commencement Address at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI.

April 6, 2017. “How to engage a calling. Keynote address presented at Called: Engaged with Purpose event, Fort Collins, CO.

March 9, 2017. “Callings in Work and Life.” Inaugural Richard Hagan Lecture, First United Methodist Church, Fort Collins, CO.

February 20, 2017. “Actualizing Purpose in Encore Careers and Retirement.” Age Without Borders Virtual Summit, agewithoutborders.net.

January 20, 2017. “How to Find and Live Your Calling: Lessons from the Psychology of Vocation.” January Series Lecture, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI.


Keynote at the IAEVG conference in Tsukuba, Japan


Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting

American Psychological Association (APA) Convention

Biola University

Calvin College

Catawba College

Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) Conference

Colorado Career Development Association (CCDA) Conference

Colorado Counseling Association (CCA) Conference

College America

Dubuque University

FIPSE (U.S. Dept. of Ed) Comprehensive Program Project Director’s Conference

Fort Collins (CO) Start-Up Week

Front Range Society for Neuroscience Conference

Gonzaga University

Gordon College

Great Lakes Conference on Counseling Psychology

Hong Kong University

Hope College

Human Resources Executive Benefits Conference

International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) Conference (Tsubuka, Japan)

International Coach Federation (ICF) Australasia Conference (Gold Coast, Australia)

International Counseling Psychology Conference

International Meaningful Work Symposium (Auckland, New Zealand)

January Series, Calvin College

Judaism of the Foothills (Evergreen, CO)

Mid-Year Research Conference on Religion and Spirituality

Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA) Conference

National Career Development Association (NCDA) Global Conference

National Counseling Psychology Conference

Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) Conference

North Park University

Our Lady of the Lake College

Renmin University (Beijing, China)

Rocky Mountain Psychological Association (RMPA) Conference

Rosemead School of Psychology

Seattle Pacific University

Science and Christian Faith Conference

Society for Vocational Psychology (SVP) Conference

Southern Adventist University

University of the Southwest

Wesleyan College

Loveland (CO) Workforce Symposium

Whitworth College