The latest bestseller from The Gallup Organization provides postitive strategies for work and life is available on CD.
Organized around a simple metaphor of a dipper and a bucket, How Full Is Your Bucket? shows how even the briefest interactions every day profoundly affect people's relationships, productivity, health, and longevity. Coauthor Donald O. Clifton, hailed as the grandfather of positive psychology, spent half a century studying the effects of emotions, interviewing people around the world. His discoveries are at the heart of How Full Is Your Bucket? Written in an engaging, conversational style, this audiobook includes colorful stories, five strategies for improving personal emotions, and an online test that measures readers' emotional change. How Full Is Your Bucket? is quick, breezy and will help listeners boost positive emotions in their lives, and in the lives of those around them.
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PRAISE FOR THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND #1 BUSINESSWEEK BESTSELLER, HOW FULL IS YOUR BUCKET? "This slender volume offers an abundance of insights and inspiration. I'd recommend it to anyone who wants to dramatically improve their work life and strengthen their relationships." -- Deepak Chopra
"An insightful ‘can't put it down' . . . literary gem. . . . Indeed, a winner!" -- Willard Scott, NBC's Today show
"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
"Clifton and Rath paint a compelling picture of the good things that happen when people are encouraged, recognized, and praised regularly, as well as the emotional, mental, and sometimes even physical devastation that can occur in the absence of such positive encounters . . . Leaders who want to eliminate or avoid this kind of destruction should make How Full Is Your Bucket? required reading for themselves and their people." -- John C. Maxwell’s Leadership Wired
"Useful anecdotes that managers in particular should pay attention to." -- The San Francisco Chronicle
"A slim, simple, upbeat volume that manages to be inspirational without preaching (or inducing nausea)." -- The Miami Herald
"The Grandfather of Positive Psychology, Don Clifton, and his grandson, Tom Rath, offer illuminating wisdom for fulfilling work and for a meaningful life." -- Martin E.P. Seligman, Ph.D. Former President of the American Psychological Association and author of the best-selling books Authentic Happiness and Learned Optimism
"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
"Tom Rath and Don Clifton have nailed it. Their positive strategies are immensely powerful." -- Michael W. Morrison, Ph.D. Dean, University of Toyota
"The world would be a better place if EVERYONE read it." -- James C. Wright Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
"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.
"I loved reading this book and highly recommend it. I'm buying copies for those I love and care about the most." -- Paul Higham Former Chief Marketing Officer, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.From the Inside Flap:
How did you feel after your last interaction with another person? Did that person — your spouse, best friend, coworker, or even a stranger — "fill your bucket" by making you feel more positive? Or did that person "dip from your bucket," leaving you more negative than before?
How Full Is Your Bucket? reveals how even the briefest interactions affect your relationships, productivity, health, and longevity.
Organized around a simple metaphor of a dipper and a bucket, and grounded in 50 years of research, this book will show you how to greatly increase the positive moments in your work and your life — while reducing the negative.
Filled with discoveries, powerful strategies, and engaging stories, How Full Is Your Bucket? is sure to inspire lasting changes and has all the makings of a timeless classic.
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Book Description Gallup Press, 2005. Audio CD. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0743544269
Book Description Simon & Schuster Audio, 2004. Compact Disc. Book Condition: Brand New. 5.75x5.00x0.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0743544269