058: EAT MOVE SLEEP: Why Small Choices Make a Big Difference | with Tom Rath

by Joe Sherwood on October 10, 2013

EAT MOVE SLEEPJesse’s guest today is Tom Rath, a name that will be familiar to most of our listeners. Tom is a senior scientist and adviser at Gallup, where he has been helping people and organizations reach their potential. His books have sold more than 5 million copies, led by the huge bestseller How Full Is Your Bucket? He is one of the masterminds behind StrengthsFinder, a very popular tool similar to the Myers-Briggs test that has been used by more than 8 million people to identify their talents.  His most recent bestseller was Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements,  and one of those elements was physical well-being. Now his newest book EAT MOVE SLEEP: Why Small Choices Make a Big Difference goes into a deeper dive on physical well-being.

In this episode, Jesse and Tom discuss why it’s important for us as leaders to make those small choices related to well-being. Tom explains how we can turn them into easier, more automatic aspects of our life —  and how we can influence the people we lead to also make some small choices that will make a big difference in their well-being, energy, and productivity.

Jesse and Tom also answer a question from our community:
Janice asks: How do I exemplify positive choices at work, without being one of those obnoxious zealots?

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