Erica Keswin - Bring Your Human To Work

Erica Keswin is a workplace strategist who has worked for the past twenty years with some of the most iconic brands in the world as a consultant, speaker, writer and professional dotconnector. Her forthcoming book, Bring Your Human to Work: Ten Sure-Fire Ways to Design a Workplace That is Good for People, Great for Business and Just Might Change the World, will be published by McGraw-Hill in the fall of 2018. Check here for book tour dates. In the meantime, Erica’s work and insights can be seen in varied media outlets, including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Huffington Post, O Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Mogul, and Conscious Company. Keswin is the founder of The Spaghetti Project, a platform devoted to sharing the science and stories of relationships at work.



“This is an important moment. We are all trying to figure out how to create a workplace that’s inclusive, meaningful, and inspires the kind of creativity that leads to innovation. Erica Keswin’s heart-felt, accessible, well-researched book, Bring Your Human to Work is what we’ve all been waiting for. ”

– Katie Couric, Journalist and Bestselling Author

“If you care about people as much as profits, this book is full of useful ideas for making work life better.”

– Adam Grant,  New York Times Bestselling Author of Give and TakeOriginals, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg

“When people thrive, business thrives. And that’s why companies that prioritize employee well-being will win the future. In Bring Your Human to Work, Erica Keswin shares the science and the stories of companies that get it right. If you want to build a thriving workforce, this book is for you.”

– Arianna Huffington, Founder of Huffington Post and Founder & CEO of Thrive Global

“Hugely insightful and stunningly practical, Bring Your Human to Work offers a wealth of powerful strategies for humanizing technology, hiring the right people, designing a smart office layout, and so much more. Discover the 10 essential ingredients elite organizations use to create extraordinary workplaces — wrapped inside a framework that’s both fun to learn and easy to customize.”

–Ron Friedman, Ph.D., Author of The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace

“One of the best employee habits is honoring relationships—with colleagues, clients and ourselves. Erica Keswin shares the science and stories from companies about how great relationships happen.”

– Charles Duhigg, Bestselling Author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better

“Erica Keswin’s new book, Bring Your Human to Work highlights an important message and one that I’ve always believed: building relationships is one of the most important aspects in building any business. This is more important than ever in our digital age. Read this book, invest in relationships. Your business will thank you.”

– Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient & Founder, The Girls’ Lounge

“In an age of disruption and rapid technological change, there’s a growing desire for meaning and authenticity at work. Erica Keswin’s incisive new book shows us how to find it. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a leader, or anyone looking for a more purpose-driven job, this book answers your big questions.”

– Dorie Clark, Author of Entrepreneurial You and Stand Out, and adjunct professor, Duke University Fuqua School of Business

“Bring Your Human to Work will transform the way you think about finding meaning and connection through your work. It is a must-read for anyone passionate about building a purpose-driven life and career. There are so many essential lessons for business and nonprofit leaders on how to build a culture that inspires the very best from their people.”

– Shiza Shahdid, Co-Founder Malala Fund and Founder, NOW Ventures

“Erica Keswin’s Bring Your Human to Work is the wake up call we need that building a great company is about more than just the bottom line. This book is a must read for anyone trying to navigate this Dot Complicated world where work, life, and purpose meet.”

– Randi Zuckerberg, CEO Zuckerberg Media, Author of Dot Complicated and Pick Three

“Social isolation is one of the greatest risks in today’s digital world. Erica’s Bring Your Human To Work goes beyond acknowledging this challenge to offer specific, practical, and creative ways to create belonging in the workplace. Leaders who apply her insights will not only engage employees, but customers and investors.”

– Dave Ulrich, Rensis Likert Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and Partner, The RBL Group

“In her impactful new book, Erica Keswin digs deep through relatable real-world examples to uncover how working human is essential to both honoring relationships and helping employees feel happier and more fulfilled in the work they do each day. She also uncovers a universal truth that affects all of us—recognition is a fundamental human need, one that can influence everything we do. Her book is aptly named; it’s time for us all to bring our human to work.”

– Derek Irvine, Vice President, Strategy and Consulting, Globoforce