Christine Carter

Christine Carter teaches high-achievers how to craft sustainable lives as leaders.

Why you should listen

As a sociologist, Christine Carter, PhD, inspires large-scale, systemic change in our most common and influential social structures: organizations, families, and schools.

A senior fellow at the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley, Carter draws on scientific research in psychology, sociology, and neuroscience to develop strategies for coping with modern pressures, and tactics to truly thrive. Clients have included Google, Pixar, Nike, Salesforce, Microsoft, Hilton, YouTube, the American Heart Association, Wells Fargo, Jet Blue, Kaiser Permanente, the Boston Consulting Group and the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as dozens of schools, hundreds of families and many small businesses.

Her books include The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less, The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction, and Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents.

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7 strategies to help you live with uncertainty

October 21, 2020

What can we do when everything seems out of control? Rather than resist or avoid these feelings, we can learn to accept ambiguity, take care of ourselves, and figure out the kind of life we most want to lead, says author and coach Christine Carter.

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