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Crafting a Life & Career

This course is absolutely amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks, Steve Langerud for putting this online course together and generously sharing your knowledge!—MF

Course fee: FREE

Course Description

Living and working with purpose helps us live longer and better. It is having a reason beyond ourselves to get up in the morning and act to make things better for someone or something else. This course provides a simple framework to help you step back and create space to explore your purpose in clear, focused, and tangible ways. Finally, you will learn an easy way to implement the technique to act on your purpose and to find people and places to share and manifest your sense of purpose.


Steve Langerud is a trusted thinking partner who provides a sounding board and source of perspective to people and organizations seeking purpose in their lives and work. He has worked with over 15,000 people to discover and develop their purpose, identify their capacities, and guide their personal, professional, and organizational development strategy.

Langerud is regularly cited for his expertise on workplace culture by media including MarketWatch, Fast Company, National Public Radio, The New York Times, TIME, Voice of America, Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, MSNBC, MORE, FOX, NBC, Philadelphia Inquirer,, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, New York Post, CNBC, The National Law Journal, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, ABA Journal, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance,, U.S. News and World Report, Monster.Com, The Des Moines Register, Minnesota Public Radio.

Lesson Titles

Lesson 1: The view from 10,000 feet

Lesson 2: Who am I ?

Lesson 3: Who gets paid to be me?

Lesson 4: How do I get there?

Course fee: FREE


Are there any prerequisites to take this course?

Where can I contact the organizer of this course with any questions?
Please email the Office of Continuing Education at Or you can call 641-919-0045 during office hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 am – noon and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Central Time).

How can I find out more about being an online student?
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