About Bea (short version)
Bea is author of Do Good At Work: How Simple Acts of Social Purpose Drive Success and Wellbeing (New York: Morgan James Publishing, 2021) and president of VeraWorks, a global consulting firm specializing in workplace purpose. She’s helped dozens of large and small businesses—including IBM, Disney, FedEx, PwC, Toyota and QVC—ignite purpose in the workplace. Her presentations across over 100 countries and teaching at Georgetown University and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, have inspired tens of thousands of people to make their work more meaningful.
Learn more about Bea at www.BeaBoccalandro.com.
About Bea (long version)
Bea is author of Do Good At Work: How Simple Acts of Social Purpose Drive Success and Wellbeing (New York: Morgan James Publishing, 2021) as well as founder and president of VeraWorks, a global firm that advises companies on their social purpose efforts. She also gives frequent keynote speeches and teaches corporate social purpose at Georgetown University and the University of Nevada.
Bea has twenty years of experience helping to make customer interactions more human, products more inclusive, meetings more meaningful, operations more environmentally sustainable, marketing more charitable and otherwise tilting everyday work toward a meaningful contribution. This do-good-at-work practice, termed “job purposing,” is a proven way to heighten workplace productivity, performance, satisfaction and personal wellbeing. It also improves business performance. Bea’s clients include Aetna, Allstate, Bank of America, Caesars Entertainment, Disney, Eventbrite, FedEx, HP, John Hancock, IBM, Levi’s, PwC, TOMS Shoes and Toyota.
Bea can be seen drawing cartoons of innocent people anywhere she finds herself or trying to surf the waves of San Clemente, California, where she lives with her husband.
Learn more about Bea at www.BeaBoccalandro.com.
About Do Good At Work
Do Good At Work: How Simple Acts of Social Purpose Drive Success and Wellbeing by Bea Boccalandro (New York: Morgan James Publishing, November 24, 2020), helps modern employees find job satisfaction, boost workplace performance, propel their careers and deepen their personal wellness.
This year’s economic slowdown, stay-at-home workdays and social unrest have led people to reflect on the significance of their work more than ever. For the 70 million Americans who have concluded that their work lacks compelling meaning, per research findings, Do Good At Work offers a solution. This upbeat guide weaves scientific evidence, captivating stories and over 100 examples into concrete, simple and feasible ways for anyone in any job to do work that matters.
Do Good At Work, Bea Boccalandro’s first book, is already sparking excitement among early readers. Adam Grant—the three-time New York Times bestselling author, host of the TED WorkLife podcast and professor at Wharton business school—named Do Good At Work one of his 30 recommended Fall books; Jan Jones Blackhurst, member of the Caesars Entertainment Board of Directors and former Mayor of Las Vegas, says it’s “riveting and vital;” and Cynthia Currin, Vice President at JBS International, placed it “among the best business books ever.”
Bea Boccalandro has the credentials to help employees end their workweek feeling fulfilled. She has spent the last 20 years helping Fortune 500 brands make work meaningful for team members, teaching students at world-class universities about purpose in business, and delivering speeches on igniting workplace purpose across the world.
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“Do Good At Work is a rare book about making work meaningful that’s both actionable and fun to read.” —Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals and host of the TED podcast WorkLife
“Do Good At Work is both a riveting and vital read for corporate leaders, especially now. The events of 2020 have demonstrated that companies need to play an increasingly larger role in the broader society. Bea Boccalandro guides us to this future. Using engaging writing and sound research, she shows us that it’s possible to infuse every employee’s work with purpose in a way that benefits society, employees and the business. Do Good At Work is transformative: It turns its readers into inspired leaders.” —Jan Jones Blackhurst, member of the Caesars Entertainment Board of Directors and former Mayor of Las Vegas
“I would put Do Good At Work as among the best business books ever—for both managers and non-managers. It’s inspiring yet practical, eye-opening yet digestible and soundly researched yet deeply engaging. Its advice is so practical one wonders why it has taken so long for the word to get out.” —Cynthia Currin, Vice President at JBS International
“As a professor and organizational/leadership development consultant, I have learned that to be a great, agile and future-ready organization or leader, we must be focused on lifting with purpose. We must do good at work. There is no better person to deliver this message than Bea Boccalandro. Do Good At Work should be on every leader’s shortlist of books to read this year. I am excited for all of the good that will come to this world because of it.” —Ryan Gottfredson, author of Wall Street Journal and USA Today national bestseller Success Mindsets
“Do Good At Work is a wonderful read that will inspire frontline workers, managers and leaders to enhance the work environment to create higher purpose and effect positive outcomes. In turn, this will provide value to employees, owners and communities—a win-win-win strategy. The author uses both quantitative research results and memorable anecdotes to make a compelling case for why we should all work to evolve and transform the workplace.” —Tom Mutryn, CFO of CACI International and former CFO of US Airways
“I LOVED Do Good At Work! Its insightful writing provides compelling stories and characters throughout the book that drive home the impactful message that our jobs can provide us with more than just an income; they can provide us with a sense of purpose. Interesting, funny, and engaging, it is also packed with data-driven evidence and strategies to help workers at any level within their organization make their work more meaningful. I encourage everyone to pick up this book and make the investment in themselves; you’ll be immensely glad you did.” —Chris Lacey, Founder and President of Autism ALERT, Inc.
“Bea is an exceptional educator and tremendous storyteller!” —John D. Sims, Deputy Director of Transition Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
“Bea is the rare speaker who combines insightful knowledge, practical steps and refreshing humor. She will fully engage participants from start to finish, leaving them inspired by their new favorite presenter. You will be delighted by her style and changed by her content.” —Matthew A. Nelson, Corporate Vice President, CRD Corporate Responsibility, New York Life Insurance Company
“Bea informs, inspires and delights her audience every single time she teaches.” —Kathy Kretman, Director of Georgetown University’s Center of Public & Nonprofit Leadership, Research Professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute
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