Well-being: Jim Harter at TEDxOmaha 2

Well-being: Jim Harter at TEDxOmaha

Dr. Jim Harter is a senior scientist, workplace and welfare manager, Gallup's workplace management practice. His research has been reported in several business bestselling articles, academic papers, book chapters, and publications such as USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. He co-authored the New York Times bestseller 12: "Elements of Great Governance," exploring the 12 key ingredients for creating and using employee engagement. Hartler's most recent book, the New York Times bestseller and Wall Street Journal Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements, is based on a global study of what distinguishes people who thrive from those who are not.

In this conversation he talks about the critical elements of wellness and happiness.

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