In Search of Humanity

Jarik Conrad

Humans can be incredibly kind, but our evolutionary wiring can also lead to astonishing cruelty. With In Search of HumanityDr. Conrad exposes a sordid history of mind-numbing social and economic inequality, of government promises made but not kept, and of ineffective plans to level the field—from politicians whose policies are paid for by powerful industry interests.

Discover why the American Dream is a fantasy designed to enrich the few over the many, how this country developed into what it is today, and how change can be achieved against such overwhelming odds. We can no longer trust solely in our governing bodies to drive us forward. American companies, many of them complicit in maintaining inequality as the status quo, hold the key to bridging America’s significant ideological divides.

Press & Praise

Daniel H. Pink, New York Times #1 bestselling author of WHEN, DRIVE, and TO SELL IS HUMAN

In this timely and important book, Jarik Conrad shows how America can become a better version of itself—more open, more fair, and more inclusive. Any leader of any kind ought to reckon with his argument and heed his call for change.

Jarik Conrad, EdD, SPHR, SHRM-CSP, NACD.DC., is a sought-after speaker on many of the most important business leadership topics of our time, including employee health and wellness, the future of work, emotional intelligence, and workplace diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B). In 2021, Dr. Conrad was recognized as one of the world’s top “people practitioners” in the annual HRD Global 100 and as a top 100 HR Influencer by Engagedly.

Dr. Conrad, who grew up in public housing in East St. Louis, Illinois, earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, two master’s degrees from Cornell University, and a Doctor of Education from the University of North Florida. He holds certifications in intercultural sensitivity and emotional intelligence and is a member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations (CREIO). Connect with him at [email protected].

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