Joe Robinson

Teaching How To Dump That Work Guilt


A work-life coach, speaker, trainer and author, Joe Robinson is one of the country’s most quoted experts on work life balance. He has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, NBC Nightly News, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, CBS Sunday Morning, and in the Wall Street Journal, Time, Vogue, Fortune, the Los Angeles Times, and dozens of newspapers and radio stations around the country to discuss how Americans can break out of the burnout trap, work smarter and start working to live.

His commentaries on the workplace are featured on the public radio program, Marketplace. His talks and trainings have inspired audiences from IBM to Imagine Entertainment to Florida’s Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Joe’s articles have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, National Geographic Adventure and many others.

To get to the roots of the time crunch squeezing personal, family, and civic lives, Joe authored “WORK TO LIVE: The Guide to Getting a Life.” It explores what is making so many of us take work to extremes, and how we can get balance back in our lives. The research shows that there’s another road to success: You can be productive AND have a life.

Based in Santa Monica, California, Joe’s an avid hiker, salsa and samba aficionado, adventure traveler and music fan. He programs Brazilian, African and world music radio stations on the Web for MTV Networks’ and Some of these passions find their way into his Work to LiveTM programs.