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PurposeCast: Authenticity and Values in Life and at Work

Living in alignment with your values leads to greater authenticity, improved mental health and wellbeing, and a stronger sense of purpose.

Newton Cheng, Google’s Director of Health and Performance, joined Dr. Vic Strecher for a PurposeCast devoted to exploring the link between authentic values and wellbeing in life and work. 

Watch the recording and learn how to: 

  • Align your actions with your values
  • Work and live with more authenticity
  • Strengthen your purpose 

About PurposeCast

PurposeCast is a series of conversations highlighting purpose-driven thought leaders, experts, and innovators. Through their stories, get a glimpse into their journeys and gain insights and actionable tips for yourself. Learn how they harnessed their purpose to live bigger lives and how you can too.


Newton Cheng

Newton Cheng

Director of Health and Performance, Google

Newton Cheng is the Director of Health and Performance at Google, where he supports the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health and wellbeing of Google’s global workforce. He focuses on how high-achieving individuals can find ways to sustain performance and build a life worth living, and how leaders can support the health, wellbeing, performance, and productivity of the individuals and organizations that they lead.


professional headshot of vic strecher

Vic Strecher, PhD, MPH

CEO and Chief Purpose Officer, Kumanu

Vic Strecher (PhD, MPH) is a leader and visionary in the fields of purpose and wellbeing, creating new solutions that operate at the intersection of the science of behavior change and advanced technology. In 1998, Vic created Health Media pioneering Web-based “digital health coaching.” Since January 2014, Vic has given keynote presentations about the role of purpose in life, energy, and willpower to over 1,500 organizations, providing him the opportunity to not only respond to the growing interests of the market, but to also continue to help shape it. In late 2015, Kumanu (formerly JOOL Health) was launched as a major paradigm shift in how individuals engage in the pursuit of purpose, meaning and wellbeing while offering organizations a more insightful means to support positive culture and behavior change.

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