Bob Epperly

Bob Epperly, author of Growing Up After Fifty: From Exxon Executive to Spiritual Seeker from Human Sun Media, worked in management at Exxon Research and Engineering Co. for more than 20 years, finally becoming a general manager, and later CEO of a startup company.

Having spent much of his professional life creating win-win environments for employees and employers and co-authoring a book entitled, Interactive Career Development: Integrating Employer and Employee Goals, he now coaches people who seek life-transforming career change. During the last quarter century, he has made spiritual self-realization and psychological integration his top priorities.

Epperly and his wife, Sarah, live in Mountain View, Calif., and have three grown children and four grandchildren.

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Express Who You Are Through What You Do

We all want to be successful in life, but finding what it takes isn’t as easy as it might seem. In our culture, there is a strong tendency to equate success with position, power, and money, and that was my perspective as I prepared myself for a business career and as I advanced in the corporate world. I assumed that I would feel complete as a person when I achieved enough position, power, and money. But how much is enough? It was only after becoming CEO of a startup company that I realized there would never be enough, that I needed… Read more.

There is no higher calling than discovering and accepting who you truly are and expressing yourself authentically in all of life, including work.