How Full Is Your Bucket: Positive Strategies for Life and Work

How Full Is Your Bucket: Positive Strategies for Life and Work

by TomRath (Author)

Synopsis

Organized around a simple metaphor of a dipper and a bucket How Full Is Your Bucket? shows how even the smallest interactions we have with others every day profoundly affect our relationships, productivity, health and longevity. Coauthor Donald O. Clifton studied the effects of positive and negative emotions for half a century, and he and his colleagues interviewed millions of people around the world. Their discoveries contributed to the emergence of an entirely new field: Positive Psychology. These same discoveries are at the heart of How Full Is Your Bucket? Written in an engaging, conversational style, their book includes colorful stories and five strategies for increasing positive emotions, and it features an online test that measures readers' Positive Impact.

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More Information

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Edition: Exp Anv
Publisher: Gallup Press
Published: 06 Jul 2004

ISBN 10: 1595620036
ISBN 13: 9781595620033

Media Reviews
In this brief but significant book, the authors, a grandfather-grandson team, explore how using positive psychology in everyday interactions can dramatically change our lives. -- Publishers Weekly A well-researched, strong, and compelling case for improving self-esteem, better relationships, and health ... this book is a short, sharp, 'how-to' guide. -- People Management magazine Useful anecdotes that managers in particular should pay attention to. -- The San Francisco Chronicle Wow! This little book is a treasure. It is chock full of wisdom, inspiration, and practical advice, rooted in solid research. It will change the way you look at your life, your work, and the world. -- Martin Walsh, Executive Director, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation Powerful, captivating, and easy to read. This book's heartwarming message has a spiritual quality, yet it is grounded in decades of research. -- Lea E. Williams, Ed.D., Executive Director, National African-American Women's Leadership Institute, Inc.
Author Bio
Tom Rath is one of the most influential authors of the last decade. He studies the role of human behavior in health, business and economics. Rath writes and speaks on a range of topics, from well-being to organizational leadership. He has written several international bestsellers, including the #1 New York Times bestseller How Full Is Your Bucket? In 2007, The Economist listed his book StrengthsFinder 2.0 as the top-selling business book worldwide. In total, Rath's books have sold more than 5 million copies, been translated in 16 languages and made over 250 appearances on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list. Rath is a senior scientist and advisor to Gallup, where he previously spent 13 years leading the organization's work on employee engagement, strengths and well-being. He has also served as vice chairman of the VHL cancer research organization.

Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D. (1924-2003) was past chairman of Gallup and coauthor of the national bestseller Now, Discover Your Strengths and other books. He was named the Father of Strengths-Based Psychology by the American Psychological Association.