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Tom Rath        

NYT Bestselling Author of StrenghtsFinder 2.0, Strengths Based Leadership & How Full is Your Bucket

Tom Rath is a leading business thinker and one of the bestselling authors of the last decade. His first book, How Full Is Your Bucket?, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Rath’s book StrengthsFinder 2.0 is a long-running #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller. His most recent New York Times bestsellers are Strengths Based Leadership, published in 2009, and Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements, published in 2010. Rath’s books have sold millions of copies and have made more than 100 appearances on The Wall Street Journal bestseller list.

Rath currently leads Gallup’s workplace consulting business. In this role, he guides the organization’s practices and research on employee engagement, selection, strengths-based development, leadership, and wellbeing.

Rath also serves on the board of, an organization dedicated to cancer research and patient support. He earned degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania. Tom and his wife, Ashley, and their daughter, Harper, live in Washington, D.C.

Speech Topics

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

Why Health and Wellness Is Your Business

How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes

Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements

Building on Your Strengths

Engaging Employees from Recruitment to Retirement

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Strengths-Based Leadership

Leading Through Engagement

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'Fully Charged' life: Tom Rath shares advice from latest research
Studying human behavior is a passion for author Tom Rath. "I've been doing this work for the last 10 to 15 years, and I still get surprised and inspired by the research," said Rath, who has sold more than 6 million books, including best sellers "How Full Is Your Bucket?" (Gallup Press) and "Eat Move Sleep" (Missionday).

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