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Harriet is excited to share that she will be speaking for the second time at MAGI’s virtual conference on November, 11, 2020. Here are a few of the comments participants shared after hearing her speak at the MAGI virtual conference held on June 30, 2020. “I LOVED THIS!” “This was by far the absolute Best […]
On September 15, 2020 Harriet was honored to be a presenter at The Velos Annual vMeeting. The meeting was held virtually for the first time. They compiled an exciting agenda for their clients in order to enable them to gain greater understanding of the power of WCG Velos to help them accelerate their research program, […]
Mindfulness is now being incorporated by companies to lower healthcare costs, support employees in staying focused which improves their productivity, and reduce levels of stress. Harriet Stein of Big Toe in the Water brings Mindfulness Programs to companies of all sizes to transform employee productivity, engagement, and satisfaction. On August 27, 2020, Harriet enjoyed sharing […]
GREAT attendance at this program, and Harriet was thrilled that so many people contacted her for the homework! This “series of webinars designed to address timely topics regarding business response to the COVID-19 pandemic” hosted by Penn State Great Valley called NoonTime U. The event took place at noon on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Click […]
Harriet was honored to present on June 18, 2020 for the Human Resource Association of Southern New Jersey. Link to register. Click here to return to the News and Events page.
Harriet presented to the Willow Grove Rotary on June 4, 2020 to successfully demonstrate how even a short Mindfulness program can still be life changing! Click here to return to the News and Events page.
On June 3, 2020 Harriet was honored to present to the KPMG Network of Women (KNOW). In this virtual workplace that so many of us now find ourselves working, it was wonderful to know that an employee’s son also found value in the program! “I thought it was great. I actually had my 11 year […]
I had the pleasure of having Harriet lead a ‘virtual mindfulness’ session with our team. I believe that anyone who wants to improve their team’s health, happiness, and cohesiveness would be smart to call Harriet. Her ‘come as you are’ approach has a calming affect on others, and her delivery is flawless. Call her, especially […]
On May 19, 2020 Harriet was grateful to be able to support the front line workers of Family Service of Montgomery County, who are helping so many people right now deal with challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to return to the News and Events page.
After her May 1, 2020 presentation for WCG, Harriet was gratified to receive this feedback from the attendees. This presenter offered many beneficial tips on how to be more mindful every day. This presentation provided a new perspective of mindfulness and how simple, small changes can have a positive impact on your well-being, especially now […]
Beginning on April 6, 2020 Harriet had the pleasure of leading a four week workshop she created called, “Mindful Mondays” for the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church. This virtual 4-week program through direct experience addressed how to: Easily build a Mindfulness practice through both formal and informal activities, and Quickly create space in […]
As a member of the National Speakers Association, Harriet was honored to be able to offer her support for an organization deeply affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Greater Philadelphia Professional Convention Management Association is “Leading the Global Business Events Industry to Coronavirus Recovery.” Her hour long virtual program took place on April 23, […]
On April 16, 2020 Harriet enjoyed presenting for AJG who “delivers solutions across the globe and across the spectrum of insurance, risk management and consulting services.” Click here to return to the News and Events page.
On April 15, 2020 Harriet was grateful to have the opportunity to present for the Boston College Center for Work and Family (BCCWF). BCCWF is the country’s leading university-based center focused on helping employers enhance the employee experience, increase employee productivity, and improve the quality of employee lives. By connecting academic research with corporate practice, BCCWF makes […]
On April 8, 2020 Harriet was honored to share with the busy law firm of Conrad O’Brien the practice of Mindfulness. In this virtual interactive program, she highlighted how being able to increase self-awareness and move away from autopilot, and to shift from a mindset of responding vs reacting, supports an environment where stress management […]
On April 3, 2020 Harriet was honored to speak at the monthly Executive Women Breakfast Series (EWBS) meeting- virtually hosted by The O’Connor Group. The O’Connor Group is a team of experts provide comprehensive support across all areas of HR:Compensation. Benefits. Policies. Compliance. Engagement. Performance management. Growth management, and more. Their clients range from the Fortune […]
Harriet was honored to virtually present for Beacon, “A group of C-level professionals and those who work with C-level executives in establishing and implementing strategies,” on March 25, 2020. During her presentation Harriet addressed how Mindfulness can help you deal with the stress and uncertainty of our current environment. (Registration details.) Click here to return to […]
On March 24, 2020 Harriet had the pleasure of speaking virtually for the Pyramid Club of Philadelphia as one of their first speakers for their online series. (Registration details.)
Harriet was honored to present her program, Mindfulness for the Busy Paralegal, on March 6, 2020 hosted by the South Jersey Paralegal Association. In this highly interactive program, attendees learned how being able to increase self-awareness and move away from autopilot, and to shift from a mindset of responding vs reacting, supports an environment where […]
On January 14, 2020 Harriet was grateful to have the opportunity to teach a half-day workshop introducing Mindfulness to the Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement team at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach. And she was pleased to hear feedback that “weeks later, teammates are referencing her techniques and reminding each other of the benefits of […]
Harriet enjoyed learning from the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association (GPHA) HR professionals when she presented at their meeting on December 10, 2019. And thank you Tiffany Stanford-Adams, HRD, for hosting the event at the beautiful Logan Hotel. Click here to return to the News and Events page.
Harriet enjoyed sharing and learning from the HR leaders at the Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) Princeton meeting on Monday, December 9, 2019. Attendance at this highly interactive program will allow HR professionals through direct experience to: 1. Learn and implement tools that will enable them to join the conversation and address current organizational strategies such […]
Harriet enjoyed presenting to PSPS (Philadelphia Society of People and Strategy) on November 21, 2019. The program focused on how Mindful Leadership can be implemented: A Mindful Leader is prepared to handle challenges and obstacles in a positive way in the workplace and can deal successfully with stress. A lack of focus or attention to […]
Harriet was honored to be invited to speak at the Center for Contemplative Studies on the beautiful West Chester University campus. The lively discussion addressed some of the issues raised in the article by Hillary Hoffower in the Business Insider entitled, “50% of millennials have left a job for mental-health reasons, a new study found […]
Yes, business leaders, we know that finding the space to think is important to you, your employees and your company! In the Harvard Business Review article If Strategy Is So Important, Why Don’t We Make Time for It? the author highlights how, “Almost every leader wants to make more time for strategic thinking. In one survey of 10,000 senior […]
Harriet is honored to be speaking at the 2019 OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat on September 11, 2019. In this educational and interactive presentation, she will be explaining why the Harvard Business Review stated, “Mindfulness is now seen as a crucial skill in business.” “…mindfulness can help leaders to see past the storylines and narratives that […]
“BEST. CLE. EVER.” On July 17, 2019 Harriet was honored to share with the busy attorneys of Parker McCay the practice of Mindfulness. In this highly interactive program, she highlighted how being able to increase self-awareness and move away from autopilot, and to shift from a mindset of responding vs reacting, supports an environment where […]
Are you interested in living better, longer? If so, then you will want to hear why this physician at the University of California – San Francisco says she, “…has noticed that some of her patients who meditate are able to reduce medications (such as antihypertensives and antidepressants) as their blood pressure, stress and depression decrease.” […]
Harriet presented to the Southeastern PA (SEPA) SHRM chapter on June 18, 2019 to a highly engaged group. She addressed why the Harvard Business Review stated, “Mindfulness is now seen as a crucial skill in business.” “…mindfulness can help leaders to see past the storylines and narratives that unconsciously guide their traditional thinking. This […]
Harriet was honored to present to The Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG) – NYC Chapter Meeting on June 13, 2019, hosted by Cushman & Wakefield. This interactive session focused on how Mindfulness could be used to increase performance and decrease stress both in one’s professional and personal lives. A Mindful business is a healthy, more […]
Harriet had the opportunity to present at the Greater Valley Forge Human Resource Association Chapter Meeting on April 16, 2019. Harriet brings Mindfulness Programs to companies of all sizes to transform employee productivity, increase engagement, and satisfaction. Harriet Stein has more than thirty years’ experience in the healthcare industry, including almost a decade teaching Mindfulness […]
Harriet was featured on a brand-new PBS TV Show, Counter Culture! Hosted by PBS’s Grover Silcox, local and national personalities will share their stories. Harriet was thrilled to talk about her passion of teaching the practice of Mindfulness. Her show aired on WLVT (channel 39 PBS) on March 5th. This station reaches one of the […]
Ever walk into a meeting and you’re grateful that no one can see what you’re thinking? You don’t hear any laughter. Everyone is looking down at their phone. No one is introducing themselves to anyone else. Harriet asked herself why is it the opposite (!) every time she attends a Tri-State HRMA meeting? Harriet had […]
Harriet presented to the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce on March 22, 2019 about the life changing practice of Mindfulness. TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce (TCACC), the tri-county region’s business advocate since 1927, is a membership based organization serving businesses in southeastern Berks, western Montgomery, and northern Chester Counties, as well as along the Route […]
On February 27, 2019 Harriet had the pleasure of presenting to the Monmouth County Regional Chamber of Commerce Women In Business meeting. Through this highly interactive program she was able to demonstrate why the Harvard Business Review stated, “Mindfulness is now seen as a crucial skill in business.” “…mindfulness can help leaders to see […]
Harriet presented at the Morris County SHRM dinner. Her program topic was The Mindful Leadership Process – Reducing Stress Personally and Professionally (January 2019). See a brief practice by clicking on the Learn More button. The Society for Human Resource Management – Morris County Chapter, Inc. (SHRM), is an “affiliate” of the Global Society for Human […]
Harriet was honored with a mega session at the 27th Annual Garden State (NJ) Council – SHRM (The Society for Human Resource Management) Conference & Expo (October 2018). Her topic was: Mind Full or MindFul?: Decluttering the Busy Leader’s Mind. GSC-SHRM Conference & Expo, was held in Atlantic City, NJ on October 14-16, 2018, and marks the […]
Harriet was a featured speaker at the Working Mother Work Beyond Summit in New York City (October 2018). The Harvard Business Review stated, “Mindfulness is now seen as a crucial skill in business.” “…mindfulness can help leaders to see past the storylines and narratives that unconsciously guide their traditional thinking. This can help individuals […]
Harriet developed Mindfulness programs for the Central Bucks Gymnastics Team (Bucks County, PA). Athletes ranged in age from 6-18 years old; coaches and athlete parents also participated! Harriet is shown here with former elite/Stanford University gymnast Elizabeth Price (August 2018). If you’d like to see a Perfect 10 floor exercise, click on the learn more button. […]
Harriet presented on the topic of Mindful Leadership for the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association – West Chester and Philadelphia Chapter Meeting (August 2018). The Harvard Business Review stated, “Mindfulness is now seen as a crucial skill in business.” “…mindfulness can help leaders to see past the storylines and narratives that unconsciously guide their traditional thinking. This can […]
Harriet was a guest of Bill Borton, host of Live Better Longer (RVN-TV), and discussed Mindfulness – what it is, why it is important, how one can practice it/incorporate it into daily life (March 2018). Mindfulness is the practice of bringing your attention to present moment experiences. It is actively paying attention to your thoughts, body […]
Harriet presented the program Mindful or Mind Full?: Decluttering the Busy Leader’s Mind at the Power Your Potential – Montgomery County, PA Women’s Conference (March 2018). During the session attendees learned why Mindful Leadership is needed in the workplace. A Mindful Leader is prepared to handle challenges and obstacles in a positive way in the workplace […]
You’re in MY Seat! I decided it was time to make my move. I had waited patiently — a full three days after hearing Jon Kabat-Zinn, the pioneer of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, make a firm request: that people seated at the back of the room move to the front. Read full article. Click here to […]
Harriet joined Al Cini & Joe Asumendi on their show CEO Chat (RVN-TV). She shared how business leaders are now using Mindfulness – and how this practice integrates into both the business world and one’s personal life (March 2018). The Harvard Business Review stated, “Mindfulness is now seen as a crucial skill in business.” “…mindfulness […]
In 2018, Harriet also conducted Mindfulness workshops and events for:
– The Greater Philadelphia Professional Convention Management Association
– The Association for GXP Excellence’s 2018 Summer Meeting (Montgomery County, PA)
– Operation Homefront organization (PA)
– OPS Security Group (Philadelphia)
– HelmsBriscoe Northeast Regional Meeting (New York City)
– Women of Willow Grove (Montgomery County, PA)
– An American mass media company (New York City)
– A luxury 5-star hotel (New York City)
– A global pharmaceutical company (NJ)
– A law firm (Montgomery County, PA)
– An investment management firm (Philadelphia)
She also developed a 16-day on-site workshop for an insurance company (Philadelphia).
Book Harriet as your next keynote speaker, or schedule her for your upcoming workshop/program (customized for your corporation, small private practices, or team/organization).
Mindfulness is now being incorporated by companies to lower healthcare costs, support employees in staying focused which improves their productivity, and reduce levels of stress.
Harriet Stein of Big Toe in the Water brings Mindfulness Programs to companies of all sizes to transform employee productivity, engagement, and satisfaction.