Janet Fouts

Can We talk?

Janet Fouts

What happens when your manager sticks her head in your office and says “ Can we talk? ”. Does your mind leap to assumptions? Do you get a little queasy? Do your team members feel the same thing when you say “ Can we talk? ”.

Good Comes First – @marksbabbitt on #MindfulSocial

Janet Fouts

The massive disruption we’ve been through the last few years has caused a paradigm shift in how we live and work. Employees are no longer satisfied with the autocratic leadership and stilted engagement strategies that used to be the norm.

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What do we want? JOY! When do we want it?

Janet Fouts

When do we want to feel joy? What a question. Now would be good, wouldn’t it? It can seem like we’ve lost our ability to feel that sense of joy when everything seems in chaos around us.

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7 Crucial Skills for Leaders in 2021 #futureofwork

Janet Fouts

It’s not news to anyone that we are all are being confronted with an array of challenges in the workplace today.

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The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Nurturing Joy – a Half-day Mindfulness Retreat

Janet Fouts

Really? In these times when life is so challenging? YES, it’s even more important when we are living and working in turbulent times when we are struggling with seeing the source of joy in our lives. Maybe even feeling selfish and a little guilty for being happy.

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Mindfulness Without the Bells and Beads- #MindfulSocial with @mindfulclif

Janet Fouts

The word “mindfulness” has become a trendy catchphrase these days, and some avoid using the “ M ” word altogether because it feels woo woo, or icky. The thing is, whatever you wanna call it, I can tell you that these simple techniques work, and. I was intrigued by Clif Smith’s title.

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A Retreat to Mindful Self-care

Janet Fouts

What is one of the best ways to incorporate the benefits of mindfulness into your life? By learning and then practicing the time-tested skills taught by a trained coach and in a safe, supportive environment for learning and growing together.

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Friday Morning Mindfulness

Janet Fouts

Have you meant to make mindfulness and/or meditation part of your self-care routine, but just not managed to keep it up? A regular practice can help create a habit that lasts and does wonders for your health and wellbeing.

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Working through a pandemic #mindfulsocial with @nextpivotpoint

Janet Fouts

On the show this week my guest is Julie Kratz, an inclusive leadership trainer, author, speaker, and founder of Next Pivot Point. We talked at length on what it’s like to live and work through this pandemic while having smart conversations about how we want to be now and going forward.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Brands, Marketing, Diversity and Equity- A #MindfulSocial panel

Janet Fouts

As responsible and conscious marketers we are taking a closer look at how marketing is handing issues of culture, diversity and inclusion, especially on social media (this is mindful social after all!).

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Living in Gratitude

Janet Fouts

I’ve been thinking a lot about gratitude lately, not just because of Thanksgiving on the horizon, but actually because of a loss in our family. Our little dog passed away quite unexpectedly and it was heartbreaking for our family to sit with her in those last hours.

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Laura DiBenedetto on the #mindfulSocial Podcast

Janet Fouts

This week’s guest, Laura DiBenedetto founded Vison Marketing , an award-winning marketing agency at the age of 19, and took the marketing world by storm. Today she is known as America’s Happiness Coach and the #1 Bestselling Author of The Six Habits.

Mindful Social – Authenticity Reawakened with Vicki Znavor

Janet Fouts

Authenticity, it’s one of those words bandied about a lot, isn’t it? Often, in marketing and politics especially, “authenticity” just doesn’t ring true. It’s added like frosting or showers of glitter to create a feeling of trust and familiarity.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

What will postpandemic work look like? It’s up to you.

Janet Fouts

After my talk on compassionate leadership at the Women In Tech Global Conference last week, I got quite a few emails and messages about the stress of anticipating their place in the future of work. People are working now with some level of trauma.

Quarantine Fatigue? Yes. It’s a thing.

Janet Fouts

There is no denying that the past several months have been filled with many challenges affecting all areas of our lives. While creativity, grit and good ol’ perseverance has carried us through so far, many of us are experiencing quarantine fatigue.

Getting back to “normal ” at work? #MindfulSocial with @RoshaundaDGreen

Janet Fouts

We are still trying to navigate through what has become a perfect storm of crisis, with a pandemic, economic uncertainty, racial conflicts, political craziness, firestorms, floods, and hurricanes ravaging our country. The impact goes deep into our lives, both at home and at work.

Behavior Change Through Tiny Habits

Janet Fouts

Have you ever done something that was so automatic you didn’t even realize you were doing it? Did you regret it? Can you think of a behavior you’d like be doing and don’t? Or maybe a behavior you’d like to change, but no matter how you try you haven’t been able to manage it? Me too. And it bugs me.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

Get Engaged at Work – #MindfulSocial with Carson Tate

Janet Fouts

Our world of work has seen some dramatic changes recently, and the ground rules for working in this new environment are still up in the air, aren’t they? How do we get re-engaged in the workplace ourselves and enjoy better relationships and a happier team?

The Language of Mindfulness #MindfulSocial with Brett Hill

Janet Fouts

My guest on the podcast this week is Brett Hill. Brett has such a delightful approach to teaching mindfulness and meditation.

Mindful Social with Dr. Diana Hill

Janet Fouts

This week I chatted with Dr. Diana Hill about her new book, ACT Daily Journal: Get Unstuck and Live Fully with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy , co-written with Dr. Debbie Sorensen.

F*ck the Bucket List- #MindfulSocial with Ayelet Baron

Janet Fouts

Ayelet Baron is an old friend here on Mindful Social, and I’m honored she asked me to preview her latest book,the first in a trilogy, called F*ck the Bucket List For The Soul- Discover The Wonder Of You.

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

Microdosed Mindfulness?

Janet Fouts

“I don’t have time for that mindfulness stuff” said a friend not too long ago. I sighed. I get this a lot, so I thought I’d share my answer here. “OK, but how do you have time to NOT be mindful? Remember the last time you tripped on the sidewalk as you were walking along.

Mourning the Loss of Resilience

Janet Fouts

?. Our nation is mourning the loss of civil rights icon U.S. John Lewis.

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Corporate America steps up to deal with #COVID-19

Janet Fouts

You might be wondering how companies are taking care of their people during the COVID-19 crisis. Here are a few of the many companies who have stepped up to care for and protect their teams, customers and vendors.

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Stressed out? What are you doing about that?

Janet Fouts

Burnout is very, very, real but we often ignore it hoping it will go away. We don’t realize how it affecting so many aspects of our lives. Our friends and family, co-workers, clients, they all probably see it sooner than you do. I get it, we are all overextended in so many ways right now.

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Are you happy? How do you know?

Janet Fouts

I’ve mentioned before that there was a time in my life I saw no way to find joy in my life. I was stuck in a loop of negativity and just couldn’t dig myself out of it. Over the years since then I look back on those days a lot, in part as a reminder of how far I’ve come.

Look for the Helpers #caregiving 101

Janet Fouts

Living under quarantine for the past few months has left many feeling isolated and overwhelmed. Everything changed overnight. We had to figure out how to work from home, workout at home, cook every day, and go beyond cleaning to disinfecting everything.

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Mike Robbins- We Are All In This Together on the #MindfulSocial

Janet Fouts

At the moment it is even more important that our teams feel safe, heard and working together isn’t it?

Finding our common humanity

Janet Fouts

I’m hearing from clients, friends, and people I pass on the street that they’re simply exhausted. The election is over but the aftermath is still shouting at us in the news. So is the pandemic, the economy, the changes in how we work and live.

Take in the Good- #Mindfulsocial with @gbiegel

Janet Fouts

These days the more we can put our focus on the good in the world the better! Gina Biegel is the author of “ Take in the Good- Skills for Staying Positive and Living Your Best Life ”.

Be Kind and Take No Sh*t #mindfulsocial with Heather Gwaltney

Janet Fouts

This week on Mindful Social I talk with Heather Gwaltney , author of Be Kind and Take No Sh*t: A Woman’s Guide to Balance, Power & Joy. We covered a lot of ground in this chat!

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What’s the best social media marketing tool for scheduling your updates?

Janet Fouts

Guest post via the remarkable Lilach Bullock. With so many different social media marketing tools to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right solution; one that helps you save time and helps you improve your results. If you’re on the lookout for a social media marketing tool, or feeling displeased with your current one, read on for an in-depth look at some of the top social media tools on the market.

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Finding Your What – Brant Menswar on #MindfulSocial

Janet Fouts

In this busy, busy world of ours, how do we know what to give our attention and our energy to? What is worth our focused attention, and how do we stay on the ball without being distracted by things that do not serve us?

Have You Heard of the Caregiver’s Dilemma?

Janet Fouts

When something happens to someone we love, whether it’s catching a cold, a sprained ankle, a chronic or critical illness, we take care of them, and whether we recognize it or not, we become caregivers.

Diversity and Inclusion at HP- #mindfulsocial with @dailyslate

Janet Fouts

What’s the first thing you think about when you hear the words “Diversity and Inclusion”? Is it unconscious bias tests? Maybe you’ve worked somewhere you had to take diversity and inclusion training in order to move up in the company and it was just another box to check off?