Life design is an empirical approach to fostering better life outcomes.

It uses introspective techniques to find one’s current and desired ways of being, and applies lightweight tests to vet those options. Designing Your Life prescribes a methodology to this. An intentional approach is important because people don’t often know what they want.rB5

  1. William Burnett and David J. Evans, Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life, First edition (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016). (See notes.)