Professional Well-Being

Let’s Talk About Higher Education

 (And Why the Enrollment Rate is Dramatically Decreasing) You may have heard that college enrollment numbers have been steadily declining. Here are the facts: Between 2009 and 2019, undergraduate enrollment decreased by 5%. This means that even before the pandemic, enrollment was declining.  Since the fall 0f 2019, enrollment has continued to decrease — it’s now …

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The Importance of Work Friends

We all know co-workers can make or break your workplace experience. Feeling supported and genuinely cared for by those you work with improves productivity, job satisfaction, creativity, and more.  But are you aware of how your co-workers impact your life outside of work? A new study from the University of Bath in the UK reveals that care …

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What Does It Really Mean to be Professional?

We’ve spent a long time letting the word “professional” define how we show up to our work. In order to be seen as “professional,” many of us have learned to look and act a certain way, creating barriers between our work lives and our personal lives.  This experience is something BIPOC professionals are especially familiar …

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Your Workplace Performance and Your physical Health are linked

It might seem obvious that regular physical exercise can improve performance in other areas of our lives. Yet, how many of us truly make time for our physical well-being in the same way we make time for our careers? If you’re here in Joy Society, you likely care about improving your workplace performance and reaching …

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Standing at the Intersection of Your Work & Your Identity

We all show up to work as more than just our professional title. This means some of us show up to work as mothers, as women, or as women of color. Some of us show up as fathers, brothers, men of color. We show up to work with our different religious and spiritual backgrounds, our …

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