Vital Friends by Tom Rath audiobook

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

By Tom Rath
Read by Tom Rath

Simon & Schuster Audio
2.50 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780743562652

What's the quickest way to ruin a friendship? Do great friendships have anything in common? Are close friendships in the workplace such a bad thing? These are just a few of the questions that bestselling author Tom Rath asked when he embarked on a massive study about the impact of friendships. His team's findings— including the landmark discovery that people who have a "best friend at work" are seven times as likely to be engaged in their job—are sure to challenge long-held assumptions people have about their friendships. Vital Friends will help you better understand the eight vital friendship roles your friends play in your life and at work, and will help you develop these relationships into vital friendships that measurably improve your life. Each copy also provides access to the Vital Friends Assessment and website: (gx.gallup.com/vitalfriends.gx/)—a personalized, groundbreaking test that will help you see your coworkers, family, friends, and significant other in a whole new light.

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Summary

Summary

What's the quickest way to ruin a friendship? Do great friendships have anything in common? Are close friendships in the workplace such a bad thing? These are just a few of the questions that bestselling author Tom Rath asked when he embarked on a massive study about the impact of friendships. His team's findings— including the landmark discovery that people who have a "best friend at work" are seven times as likely to be engaged in their job—are sure to challenge long-held assumptions people have about their friendships.

Vital Friends will help you better understand the eight vital friendship roles your friends play in your life and at work, and will help you develop these relationships into vital friendships that measurably improve your life. Each copy also provides access to the Vital Friends Assessment and website: (gx.gallup.com/vitalfriends.gx/)—a personalized, groundbreaking test that will help you see your coworkers, family, friends, and significant other in a whole new light.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Friendships are good for business. Companies are coming to discover that, yet are at a loss at what to do about it…What Gallup has uncovered about best friends stands out as novel.” USA Today
Vital Friends…reaches startling conclusions.” Independent (London)
“Rath’s bullishness on friendship is based on solid research and couched in intelligent prose. ” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Tom Rath

Author Bio: Tom Rath

Tom Rath is a coauthor of the acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller How Full Is Your Bucket? His book, StrengthsFinder 2.0, was listed as the top-selling business book worldwide by the Economist. His books have sold more than six million copies and have appeared on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list repeatedly. He earned degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 2.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English