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Janice Appears on CBS Evening News Pittsburgh

Janice Appears on CBS Evening News Pittsburgh

On April 6th Janice appeared on CBS Evening News Pittsburgh talking about how to overcome stress to prevent burnout. She shared her top tips for overcoming stressful feelings.
You can see whole interview here: https://youtu.be/juydAlwnFuo

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C-Suite Agenda – “Three Ways to Enhance Engagement in Wellness”

C-Suite Agenda – “Three Ways to Enhance Engagement in Wellness”

Stress has reached an all-time high – before the pandemic 80% of workers were experiencing stress, according to the American Institute of Stress. Now those numbers are even more staggering. From remote work causing undue stress for workers, especially those with school-aged children to the “on-call” nature of work, human resources faces a big challenge in executing wellness programs.

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Justin Jones-Fosu Interviews Janice about Banish Burnout Toolkit

Justin Jones-Fosu Interviews Janice about Banish Burnout Toolkit

I recently had the pleasure of talking with my colleague, Justin Jones-Fosu, diversity, equity, & inclusion speaker & author of Your WHY Matters NOW: How Some Achieve More and Others Don’t. Justin interviewed me about how managers can help employees overcomes stress.
You can see excerpt videos on the VIDEOS page of this website.

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How to Make New Year’s Resolutions Work in the Time of Covid

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions Work in the Time of Covid

At this time of year, we often find ourselves setting new year’s resolutions. This year it seems harder than ever given the rough 2020 we’ve all experienced. Gaining weight is one of those rough impacts that many people experienced as a result of quarantining. According to an article in University of Missouri Health Care the Quarantine 1” has become a common way to refer to weight gain during the COVID-19 pandemic. MU reported that in a poll of WebMD readers, nearly half of the women and...

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How to Stay Active in Only Ten Minutes a Day

How to Stay Active in Only Ten Minutes a Day

Exercise in Ten Minutes with Nickels & Dimes Today I learned a quick way to stay in shape during the holidays and beyond. Penned “Nickels and Dimes” by David Goggins (https://davidgoggins.com/), you need only five minutes, twice a day. We look at it as a work break. It’s so simple. All you need is a timer and your body and your positive mindset. Here’s how it works. You choose 2 basic exercises. For my first time I chose modified / knee push-ups and squats. How easy is that. You perform...

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How to Protect Your Mental Health During the Extended Covid Crisis

How to Protect Your Mental Health During the Extended Covid Crisis

It was around week 4 of Covid. I was feeling antsy. I was starting to snap at my family. Suddenly I realized I was getting burned out from being cooped up at home with nowhere to go and no one to see. Of course, I was grateful that I was not all alone. After all, I had heard from a few of my friends who live alone that they hadn’t had a hug in weeks. And, I was grateful that neither my family, nor I were sick with the Covid. But I was feeling so frustrated that I couldn’t go out to spend time...

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Three Tips to Enhance Employee Engagement in Wellness

Three Tips to Enhance Employee Engagement in Wellness

What can you do to enhance employee engagement in your wellness programs? I have developed three simple ideas to help you win over your non-joiners and even get them excited about getting involved with your wellness events, and moreover get them more engaged with your teams. Nowadays most large companies are offering some sort of wellness programming. Unfortunately, engagement levels in these workplace wellness programs is still hovering down around 30% – 40%, according to Gallup. #1 Bring the...

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What Is Emotional Intelligence & Why is it Important?

What Is Emotional Intelligence & Why is it Important?

Ever since Daniel Goleman released his book, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, emotional intelligence has been recognized as a key indicator of management success. Previously, many managers were promoted for technical skills alone. If they had emotional intelligence, that was icing on the cake. No longer will that person be successful in today’s workplaces. According to the World Economic Forum Future of Jobs Report, “emotional intelligence will be one of the top ten most...

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