How to Recharge Your Batteries in an Age of Relentless Demand


Dr. Jamie Gruman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at the University of Guelph. He is also a founding member of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association. His textbook on Applied Social Psychology is the global market leader, and his research and writing have been reported by media outlets around the globe. In Canada he has been featured and quoted across the country in print and online in magazines such as MoneySense, Canadian Business, and Chatelaine, trade journals such as HR Professional and Public Sector Digest, and newspapers in every major city. He has appeared on CTV’s Canada AM, Global News, Report on Business Television, CBC’s The National, and has been syndicated on CBC radio. Dr. Gruman has consulted and delivered seminars for Fortune 500 corporations, public, and not-for-profit organizations including General Motors, the Canadian Federal Government, and the Children’s Wish Foundation.

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