Nebraska Authors

Tom Rath

Born 1975 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Washington, DC

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Childrens literature; inspirational; public relations


University of Michigan, B.A.
University of Pennsylvania, M.S.


Gallup consultant, senior scientist, and adviser

Places Worked

VHL cancer research organization
Regular guest lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania


How Full Is Your Bucket?. 2004. (with Donald O. Clifton)
Vital Friends: The People You Can't Afford to Live Without. 2006.
How Full Is Your Bucket? Positive Strategies for Work and Life. Educator's Edition. 2007.
StrengthsFinder 2.0. 2007.
How Full Is Your Bucket?For Kids,. 2009. (with Mary Reckmeyer)
Strengths Based Leadership: Great Teams, Leaders, and Why People Follow. 2009. (with Barry Conchie)
Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements. 2010. (with Jim Harter)
Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes. 2013.

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