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Enhancing Employee Engagement: Part 3

Enhancing Employee Engagement: Part 3

Welcome!  I hope you found some helpful nuggets in Parts 1 and 2 and are here to learn more.  In this post I will explore the remaining domains from Dr David Rock’s SCARF model. So far we have covered Status (S) and Certainty (C), and I trust you have taken time to reflect on how […]

Enhancing Employee Engagement: Part 2

Enhancing Employee Engagement: Part 2

This is Part 2 of a 3 part series. It might be beneficial to read Part 1 (last blog post) before exploring Part 2. As a reminder, an idea I touched on in Part 1 is that people are inherently good, hard working people who are doing the best they can given the multitude of […]

Enhancing Employee Engagement: Part 1

Enhancing Employee Engagement: Part 1

I recently had the privilege to work with one of America’s most reputable airlines–one that was named to Fortune’s 2014 Top 50 World’s Most Admired Companies List. I was struck by the group’s brilliance, intelligence and competencies as leaders, managers and supervisors.  I was asked to talk about enhancing employee engagement by providing tips, tools […]

How Practicing Mindfulness Helped Me Regain My Health

How Practicing Mindfulness Helped Me Regain My Health

I love the play on words, “Don’t just do something, sit there!” because it is counterintuitive for so many including me at one time. There was a time I was caught up in the doing–working too many hours between work and civic commitments while abandoning my rejuvenating, nurturing, joyful habits that ultimately led to my […]

Increase Focus, Clarity, Creativity & Compassion: Practice Mindfulness

Increase Focus, Clarity, Creativity & Compassion: Practice Mindfulness

I have always believed everyone is a leader in their own right and it is a choice to tap into and exercise leadership qualities be it for your family, your neighborhood, civic group, kids sports teams, professional group, personal growth, or unexpectedly helping a friend or stranger in a time of need. No title is […]

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Stress Remedies: Strategies to decrease stress in your life

I was thrilled to learn of David Creswell’s stress reduction strategies in an interview I came across. Creswell, a psychologist at Carnegie Mellon University is conducting research that validates strategies I have been interested in for a long time and have practiced on and off for years (in an earlier post I mentioned how I […]

Reduce Stress: Prioritize YOU and Find Peace of Mind

Reduce Stress: Prioritize YOU and Find Peace of Mind

I have discovered that spending time alone, in solitude has myriad personal benefits ranging from reducing stress  and accessing deeper healing in my physical and mental bodies to cultivating creative thinking that continually leads me to new places in my personal and professional life that I would never had the joy of  experiencing if I […]

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Stress Relief Tip: Release Judgment for Personal Transformation

Stress Relief Tip: Release Judgment for Personal Transformation

Thoughtful Tuesday: @SueUrda’s msg re: eliminating judgment to delve below the surface and learn about people & situations is one of the most powerful personal transformation tips I have embraced for increased health in body and mind. Join Sue Urda for daily inspiration…you will be glad you did!

Don’t Burn Out: Stress Relief is Critical to Your Physical and Cognitive Health

Don’t Burn Out: Stress Relief is Critical to Your Physical and Cognitive Health

Visit Joyful Evolution with Jennifer Connell on Pinterest! I was so glad to see the article, Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day by Greg McKeown in Harvard Business Review. He shares how one man’s quest to reduce stress led to five simple suggestions to which I can relate and appreciate. Reducing stress in […]

Another Side of Jennifer Connell

Another Side of Jennifer Connell

Another side of me…Many of you who know me, know that my passion is to assist others to tap their potential and become the fullest and most authentic expression of who they are–to be engaged in life, to have healthy relationships, and contribute to the greater good in meaningful and sustainable ways. I am blessed […]