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August Perspective – The Act of Resting

peter.bailey@proutyproject.com   Two weeks ago, I completed a couple of my busiest months. 16 flights, 11 cities, and 15 client programs. Ordinarily, I would brace myself and my family for a “crazy time,” a “whirlwind week,” a “Road Warrior” travel schedule. And yet, using language like that in the past always made the time feel […]

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The “12 Aha’s of STRETCH” in the Grand COVID Canyon

We just returned from our 2022 STRETCH Expedition: The Grand Canyon (July 6 – 21). 227 miles and 163 rapids. Hiking, camping, whitewater rafting, and a few bouts of COVID. These were the things that STRETCHed us to our limits. It was an adventure, but none of us were alone. We tackled every challenge as […]

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The Grand Covid Canyon

Our 2022 STRETCH expedition to the Grand Canyon was filled with hiking, rafting, and a little bit of COVID. We also debuted our very first Prouty Project original song, The Grand COVID Canyon. Thanks to everyone who joined us on this “Grand” adventure.   https://proutyproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Img-5083-1.mp4   Song by: Samantha Harris and Kristin Jonason Lyrics: 13 […]

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(Re) Introducing Prouty

Name: Adrienne Jordan | 4 Years at Prouty Areas of Focus: Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, Women’s Leadership, Nonprofit, Education, Growing Organizations Memorable Client Experience: Working with organizations making significant positive impact in people’s lives, our community and the world. Favorite Prouty Memory: Anytime we are all together! Interests Outside of Work: Spending time with friends/family, […]

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Prioritizing Well-Being

Burnout. Stress. Anxiety. Mental health. The Great Re-evaluation. The Great Resignation. Employee shortage. Turnover. These terms are all too familiar among organizations today. Literature reviews and research demonstrate that high employee well-being can predict greater customer satisfaction, more productivity, greater profitability, and may influence stock prices. Employee satisfaction can predict revenue, sales, and profits. Happy […]

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How prouty i•will transformed this participant’s perspective on life and leadership

Over and over at The Prouty Project, we come back to this Oliver Wendell Holmes quote: “A mind stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” prouty i•will has done that over the course of the pandemic, in humble and grand ways, which brings us to today.  As we move […]

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3 Ways to Increase Employee Happiness and Well-being

The workforce has changed in many ways over the past year. Organizations learned how to adapt quickly to new norms and ways of working; they attempted to maintain strong personal connections as they worked virtually or in hybrid environments; they placed a higher priority on employee well-being. As a positive psychology practitioner with an interest […]

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Leading the Business with Insight in the Midst of a Pandemic: Third in the Three Heart Series

These have been challenging times…2020 is over and done, and yet many of us are still trying to get wind in our sails for 2021. Either way, it has been a fascinating time to be a leader. As we have continued our relationships with business leaders across all our client groups, a couple of strong […]

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Leading Others with Heart and Soul in Challenging Times

I have had the honor of serving on the Board of Trustees at the Voyageur Outward Bound School, the preeminent outdoor leadership organization. The other day I watched as Jack Lee, the Executive Director, led a Zoom video meeting with the board and members of the staff. His letters each week throughout the COVID-19 crisis […]

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Listen for the Story

“I need to listen with my ears!” is what a colleague exclaimed when we were discussing an upcoming, and potentially difficult conversation she was scheduled to have with a co-worker the next day. As a part of this conversation, they had to agree upon whose recommendation they would select to present to leadership… both were […]

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