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We are social beings and our relationships with others are critical to our happiness. That is just one of the ways that Beverly Jones shares on how we can get unstuck and create fulfillment and happiness. She tells Kevin that what works for us as individuals is just as important for leaders. When you manage your happiness, you are more empathetic and better able to motivate your team.

Key Points

  • Beverly Jones offers practical strategies to create joy and meaning at work (or home). They include:
    • Making better use of your calendar.
    • The importance of networking and what it is and isn’t.
    • Learning something new; when you are in learning mode you are more creative.
  • The “engagement triangle”: by managing 3 factors you can increase awareness and motivate yourself and team members.

Meet Beverly

April Rinne
  • Name: Beverly Jones
  • Her Story: Beverly is the author of Find Your Happy at Work: 50 Ways to Get Unstuck, Move Past Boredom, and Discover Fulfillment. She works with leaders to spark engagement and productivity in their teams and helps professionals to thrive in their careers. She is a Visiting Fellow at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service at Ohio University.
  • Worth Mentioning: Beverly started working at 13 She was a Washington lawyer, and then an energy company executive, before women were always welcome, and learned career and leadership lessons the hard way, a little at a time. She is a born pessimist who learned optimism by trial and error.


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Quote Image: I could either be miserable or I could make choices to be something else. Said by Beverly Jones

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