Tom Rath

Tom Rath is a writer, researcher, and filmmaker who studies the role of human behavior in business, health, and well-being. Tom's most recent work includes the bestselling book, ARE YOU FULLY CHARGED?, the feature length film FULLY CHARGED, and Tom's second children's book THE RECHARGEABLES: EAT MOVE SLEEP. 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 other 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. In addition to his work as a researcher, writer, and speaker, Tom serves as a senior scientist for 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.

Just 20 minutes of moderate exercise (e.g. walking) may be enough to supress inflammation.

— Tom Rath (@tomcrath)

Books by Tom Rath

The Rechargeables: Eat Move Sleep

Release Date: 05 May 2015

Price: $10.64

From the co-author of How Full is Your Bucket? For Kids, the book that started a conversation about the importance of positive interactions in schools and homes around the world, comes a timeless story about how to be healthy and create energy in our d...more

Are You Fully Charged?: The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life

Release Date: 05 May 2015

Price: $5.98

Tom Rath's latest international bestseller (6th WSJNYT bestseller, over 6 million copies sold)reveals the three keys that matter most for our daily well-being, as well as our engagement in our work. Drawing on the latest and most practical research fro...more

Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes

Release Date: 08 Oct 2013

Price: $6.49

New in 2016: A feature-length documentary (Fully Charged) and children's book (The Rechargeables) based on theNew York TimesbestsellerEat Move Sleep."Well written and scrupulously researched, this breezy guide lobbies for an all-encompassing approach t...more

Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements

Release Date: 04 May 2010

Price: $4.88

Much of what we think will improve our wellbeing is either misguided or just plain wrong. Contrary to what many people believe, wellbeing isn't just about being happy. Nor is it only about being wealthy or successful. And it's certainly not limited to ...more

How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids

Release Date: 01 Jan 2009

Price: $0.00

When Felix wakes up one morning, he finds an invisible bucket of water floating overhead. His grandfather explains that when people are selfish and mean to one another, a little bit of water disappears from their buckets. But when people are thoughtful...more

StrengthsFinder 2.0

Release Date: 01 Feb 2007

Price: $1.00

Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? Chances are, you don't. All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. ...more

Vital Friends: The People You Can't Afford to Live Without

Release Date: 01 Aug 2006

Price: $1.05

#1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Rath delivers a fascinating read that will change the way you look at your family, friends, coworkers, and significant other. Whats the quickest way to ruin a friendship? Can bosses actually learn something fro...more

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

Release Date: 03 Mar 2005

Price: $17.95

In this inspirational handbook, the discoveries of Donald O. Clifton, the grandfather of positive psychology, show how the briefest interactions affect people's relationships, productivity, health, and longevity. 100,000 first printing.more

How Full Is Your Bucket?

Release Date: 10 Aug 2004

Price: $2.89

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