Gregg Levoy

Author & Speaker

Gregg Levoy is the author of Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion (Penguin), and Callings: Finding and Following An Authentic Life (Random House) –rated among the "Top 20 Career Publications" by the Workforce Information Group and a text in various graduate programs in Management and Organizational Leadership. He is a former "behavioral specialist" at USA Today, and a regular blogger for Psychology Today.


He is a lecturer and seminar-leader in the business, educational, governmental, faith-based and human-potential arenas, and has keynoted and presented workshops at:


  • The Smithsonian Institution
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • National League of Cities
  • National Conference on Positive Aging
  • Microsoft
  • British Petroleum
  • American Express
  • Ascension Health
  • Americorps
  • Michigan National Bank
  • University of California
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Washington

  • University of Arizona
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Texas and many others
  • The American Counseling Association
  • National Career Development Association
  • International Association of Career Management Professionals
  • National Association of Colleges & Employers
  • Esalen Institute
  • Omega Institute and others

Frequent Media Guest:


  • ABC-TV
  • CNN

  • NPR
  • PBS

  • and many more

A former adjunct professor of journalism at the University of New Mexico, former columnist and reporter for USA Today and the Cincinnati Enquirer, and author of This Business of Writing (Writer’s Digest Books), he has written for the New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, Omni, Psychology Today, Christian Science Monitor, Fast Company, Reader’s Digest, and many others, as well as for corporate, promotional and television projects.

He lives in Asheville, North Carolina, and his website is www.gregglevoy.com