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The Secrets to Happiness at Work by Tracy Brower, PhD, is about empowering people to create and choose the conditions for happiness, wellbeing, fulfillment and success.

  • It focuses on creating community and fostering belonging at work—both of which are fundamental for happiness.
  • It empowers choices—and the ways selecting alternatives influences and impacts happiness.
  • It addresses culture—and how important cultures are for happiness, performance, success and fulfillment.

Perfectly Timed. As we emerge from the pandemic, The Secrets to Happiness at Work is perfectly timed. Employees and business leaders want to engage, energize and be inspired to move forward. This book delivers substance, optimism and future focus.

The Secrets to Happiness at Work isn’t your average book. It is concise, optimistic and energetic—a TED talk in book form. Including joy, purpose, culture, relationships, growth, success and choosing alternatives, it covers the spectrum of how to create happiness—in an accessible and inspiring read.

The Secrets to Happiness at Work is available now on AmazonBarnes & NobleIndie BoundTarget, or for bulk purchase/volume discounts, on Porch Light Book Company.

About Tracey Brower:

Dr. Tracy Brower, PhD, MM, MCRw is a sociologist and the author of two books. The Secrets to Happiness at Work provides insights for joyful work and life and how to choose and create purpose fulfillment. Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life to Work provides new perspectives and alternative ways to consider and achieve work-life “balance” (hint: it’s not about balance, it’s more than that). Tracy is also a contributor for and Fast Company, and a Principal with the Applied Research + Consulting group at Steelcase.

Tracy is an award-winning speaker and has over 25 years of experience working with global clients to achieve business results. Tracy is an executive advisor to Coda Societies and to the MSU Master Industrial Mathematics Program. Recently, Tracy is the recipient of the Constellation Award for top global executives leading business transformation. Tracy holds a PhD in Sociology, a Master of Management in Organizational Culture, and a Master of Corporate Real Estate with a workplace specialization.

Tracy’s work has been featured in TEDx, The Wall Street Journal, Work-Life Balance in the 21st Century (book), Globe and Mail (Canada), InsideHR (Australia), HR Director (UK), T3N (Germany), Real Estate Review Journal,, Inc. Magazine, as well as additional speaking venues and publications and interviews. You can follow her on LinkedInTwitter, or here on



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