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Tom Rath Author, Speaker, Researcher

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  • Eating, Moving and Sleeping for Energy and High-Performance
  • Fully Charged: Energizing Work and Life
  • Leading with Strengths
  • Sustainable Engagement, Well-being, and Performance

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  • 2015 The Rechargeables
  • 2015 Are You Fully Charged?
  • 2013 Eat, Move, Sleep
  • 2010 Well Being: The Five Essential Elements
  • 2009 How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids
  • 2009 Strength Based Leadership
  • 2007 Strengths Finder 2.0
  • 2004 How Full Is Your Bucket?

Tom Rath is an author and researcher who studies the role of human behavior in business, health, and well-being. He has been described by business leaders and the media as one of the greatest thinkers and nonfiction writers of his generation.

Tom has written six New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers over the past decade, starting with the #1 New York Times bestseller How Full Is Your Bucket? His book StrengthsFinder 2.0 was the top-selling book of 2013 and 2014 worldwide on Tom’s latest bestsellers are Strengths Based Leadership, Wellbeing, and Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes. In total, his books have sold more than 6 million copies and have made more than 300 appearances on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list.

Tom’s latest bestseller, Are You Fully Charged? The Three Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life is receiving acclaim as “Rath’s best book yet” and is the subject of a feature-length documentary. This book and his second children’s book, The Rechargeables, were released in May of 2015.

In addition to his work as a researcher, writer, and speaker, Tom serves as a senior scientist and advisor to Gallup, where he previously spent thirteen years leading the organization’s work on employee engagement, strengths, leadership, and well-being. He is also a scientific advisor to Welbe, a startup focused on wearable technology.

Tom previously served as vice chairman of the VHL cancer research organization. He holds degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania, where he is now a regular guest lecturer. Tom, his wife, Ashley, and their two children live in Arlington, Virginia.

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