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Christine Carter, PhD

Sociologist, executive coach, and author

Christine Carter is a sociologist and prolific writer. She draws on scientific research to help people lead their most courageous, joyful, meaningful, and authentic lives.

A sought-after keynote speaker and executive coach, she is senior fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, where for many years she was the executive director.

The author of The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less and Raising Happiness, Dr. Carter is also the writer of an award-winning blog, Brave Over Perfect, and is a contributor to US News & World Report online.

Her work is syndicated on Greater Good Magazine, the Huffington Post,, among others, and has earned her two nominations from the American Sociological Association for public sociology and an award from the Council on Contemporary Families.

Dr. Carter has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, the Dr. Oz Show, the Today show, Rachael Ray, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CBS Sunday Morning, ABC World News, PBS, NPR, and BBC Radio. She has been quoted or featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, as well as in Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, Parenting, Men’s Health, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, and more.

Upcoming Programs

The Sweet Spot

November 1 - 3, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Why slow down and focus on your well-being when you’re so busy? Because deep down you know what you want. You just need to figure out how to get there. Whether it’s meaningful work, amazing relationships, real community, or just focusing more on what matters most—an easier and more joyful way is right in front...

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Previous Programs

How to Achieve More by Doing Less

August 11 - 13, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Finding happiness and a better work-life balance are goals that many of us strive for—with limited success. Combining scientific research and practical application, Christine Carter, PhD, offers you not just a way to cope with modern pressures, but a way to truly thrive. Speaking to executives, general audiences, and working parents Dr. Carter looks at...