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Before COVID, many of us thought of self-care as bubble baths and long walks. While those are still great, thinking of self-care as something we do purely after work isn’t enough, according to Jeanette Bronée, CEO and founder of Path for Life, Inc. and keynote speaker for Ragan’s Workplace Wellness Conference, Aug. 17 in Chicago. In “Rethinking Self-Care at Work,” Bronée will guide attendees through “unleashing the power of pausing.”
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Before COVID, many of us thought of self-care as bubble baths and long walks. While those are still great, thinking of self-care as something we do purely after work isn’t enough, according to Jeanette Bronée, CEO and founder of Path for Life, Inc. and keynote speaker for Ragan’s Workplace Wellness Conference, Aug. 17 in Chicago. In “Rethinking Self-Care at Work,” Bronée will guide attendees through “unleashing the power of pausing.”

Take a moment to pause, roll your shoulders back and take a moment for yourself. Hope to see you in August to learn more together.

Allison Carter, senior editor

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How DE&I changed in 2021
Sixty percent of respondents to Ragan’s 2022 Benchmark Communications survey are still making strategic DE&I plans. Others are having more open communications about diversity and inclusion topics, including through open conversations (59%), holding additional trainings on relevant topics (57%) or bringing in outside speakers.

Others are putting plans into action by creating new employee resource groups (44%), new DE&I positions (40%), changing talent, retention and employment policies (33%) or increasing diversity of suppliers and vendors (23%).

RESOURCES OF THE WEEK

Ragan’s Salary Survey & Workplace Culture Report for 2022. Salaries are up, but that isn’t all that matters to comms in the complicated days as we emerge from a world-changing pandemic. More and more, these professionals are demanding greater flexibility in working hours and location, work-life balance and other perks. And while women continue to dominate the field, they still trail men in pay.

Read the full report.


Ragan’s Communications Benchmark Executive Summary. The fourth annual report surveyed nearly 1,000 communicators from across a broad spectrum of industries to learn how they are focusing on DE&I, ESG and wellness initiatives as well as the obstacles they face. Read the free executive summary as a taste of the full survey insights.

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The Rise of Employee Engagement in 2022
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Workplace Wellness Conference August 16-17, 2022 – Chicago, IL

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