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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tracy Brower Narrator: Cyndee Maxwell, Derek Shetterly Publisher: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2014 ISBN: 9781469030081
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Organizations accomplish results when they powerfully engage employees and capture their discretionary time. This is more important than ever during this period where employees are facing unprecedented time poverty. Technology has blurred the lines between employees’ work and personal lives, and they are faced with the challenges of successfully navigating and integrating work and personal demands. When organizations provide the right benefits, policies, and cultural practices, they win and they serve employees in the process.

Using examples and real-world experiences from senior executives and employees, author Tracy Brower shows readers the importance of support in someone’s work-life and how it leads to more engaged and fulfilled employees. Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work is your go-to guide to work-life support, providing easy-to-read strategies for building and implementing your organization’s strategies to harness these supports, increasing positive impact to your bottom line.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This book captures one of the most important challenges facing companies today. No matter the size of the company, the engagement of the employee base is critical to success. Tracy Brower expertly explores how leaders can look at all aspects of the work/life conundrum and how they can create solutions that have great impact on people, the workplace, and the ultimate positive return that can be produced. This should be recommended reading for anyone who is truly interested in having an engaged employee population.”

    Lisa Brummel, chief people officer, Microsoft

  • “Tracy Bower asks us the most important question we can imagine about our work: Can our work be brought to life? The simple answer, of course, is yes, and we do it by bringing our life to work and honoring both. But simple is never easy. Know that by applying the lessons in her book, you are contemplating one of the most arduous journeys, and perhaps the most rewarding.”

    Richard Sheridan, CEO and chief storyteller, Menlo Innovations, and author of Joy, Inc.: How We Built a Workplace People Love

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About the Author

Tracy Brower, PhD, MM, MCR, is a work-environment sociologist studying how humans affect their work-lives and how their work-lives affect them back. Over her career, Tracy has had the opportunity to engage with a wide range of corporations, including many Fortune 500 companies as well as a wide range of educational and health-care organizations. Professionally, she is the Director of Human Dynamics & Work at Herman Miller, Inc. She holds a PhD in the sociology of work as well as a Masters of Management in organizational effectiveness and a Masters of Corporate Real Estate. Tracy is also an award-winning speaker and has taught university courses in management and organizational effectiveness.

About the Narrators

Cyndee Maxwell helps businesses present a professional image with quality voice-overs for telephone systems, business presentations, training videos and more from her professional studio in Los Angeles. She volunteers for the Audio Internet Reading Service of Los Angeles (AIRS-LA) by providing the voice-over podcast from Sunset Magazine. She received a Gold Award for Excellence from the Nielsen Company in recognition for her outstanding contributions to trade publication Radio & Records. And, Radio Ink magazine named her one of its “Most Influential Women in Radio.” She is also a member of the national MIW (Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio) organization and the Website Producer for KFWB 980 radio station in Los Angeles.

Derek Shetterly has worked extensively as an on-air radio talent, voice-over actor, and audiobook narrator. A graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a BA in radio and television, he lives in Oregon.