Minter Dialogue with Dr Tracy Brower

Dr Tracy Brower is a sociologist, dedicated to studying work life fulfilment and happiness. She’s an award-winning speaker and the author of two books, The Secrets to Happiness at Work and Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work. Tracy is also a contributor for and Fast Company and has her work featured in TEDx, the WSJ, and In addition to her day job as Vice President of Workplace Insights with the Applied Research + Consulting group at Steelcase, she’s a board member with the United Way of Greater Ottawa County and a council member with the Design Museum Everywhere. In this conversation, we discuss what is and can be happiness at work, how much of yourself you should bring to work, the importance of self-knowledge as a leader and what one can do to bring happiness to the workplace.

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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign-off music is “A Convinced Man,” a song I co-wrote and recorded with Stephanie Singer back in the late 1980s (please excuse the quality of the sound!).


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