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From Loneliness to Belonging at Work

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Ryan Jenkins, CSP® (Certified Speaking Professional), is an internationally-recognized keynote speaker, virtual trainer, and author of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams from Isolated to All In. For a decade, he has helped organizations lessen worker loneliness, create inclusive cultures, and prepare for the future of work. He is also co-founder of LessLonely.com, the premier resource for addressing workplace loneliness. Ryan lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife, three children, and yellow Labrador.

Steven Van Cohen, MSOD (Master of Science in Organizational Development),is a global leadership consultant, executive coach, and author of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams from Isolated to All In. Steven has spent 12 years working with hundreds of leaders from organizations like Salesforce, The Home Depot, Komatsu, and Bridgestone, helping them improve worker well-being, reduce employee isolation, and boost team belonging. He is also co-founder of LessLonely.com. Steven lives in San Juan Capistrano, CA with his wife and two daughters.

The Success Factor: Developing the Mindset and Skillset for Peak Business Performance by Ruth Gotian (2022)

Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All by Ryan Jenkins and Steven Van Cohen (2022)

Rituals for Virtual Meetings: Creative Ways to Engage People and Strengthen Relationships by Kursat Ozenc and Glenn Fajardo (2021)

Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take by Paul Polman and Andrew Winston (2021)

Composure: The Art of Executive Presence Kate Purmal (2021)

The Self-Sabotage Behavior Workbook: A Step-by-Step Program to Conquer Negative Thoughts, Boost Confidence, and Learn to Believe in Yourself by Dr. Candice Seti (2021)

The Currency of Connection: How trust transforms life, relationships and work by Teresa Mitrovic (2020)

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown (2018)

Belonging At Work: Everyday Actions You Can Take to Cultivate an Inclusive Organizatio by Rhodes Perry MPA (2018)

Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy, and Understanding at Work by Michael Lee Stallard and Katharine P. Stallard (2015)

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