“They loved your presentation. Wow! You were fantastic."
COVID UPDATE: We hope you are well in these challenging times. It's great to be able to say that the picture is finally, happily, brightening. As we begin to open up our lives and workspaces again, the need to help everyone manage change, stress, and work-life is big. We can help, with science-based tools that build skills of stress management, resilience, and smarter work to help navigate the new normal. Our programs are available through virtual sessions as well as through in-person keynotes and trainings.
BIO: Work-life balance and stress management leader, speaker, trainer, and author Joe Robinson is one of the country’s most quoted experts on work-life, stress in the workplace, and the art and science of effective work. He has appeared on Today, CNN, NBC Nightly News, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, CNN Business and in the Wall Street Journal, Time, Fortune, the Los Angeles Times, and dozens of newspapers and radio stations to discuss how to work smarter and break out of the burnout cycle.
His commentaries on the workplace have been featured on the public radio program, Marketplace. His articles on the world of productivity and stress management appear in Entrepreneur Magazine, where he is a contributing editor, and include pieces such as:
Joe has written for Business Insider, Fast Company, and on the life side of work-life for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN.com, and many others. He also writes a host of articles for the Working Smarter blog on this site on a range of issues, from working more effectively, to the engine of resilience, switching off stress, and activating life skills. They include:
“They loved your presentation. Wow! You were fantastic."
“We searched long and hard to find the right trainer. We didn't want airy-fairy but something practical to help us with the uncertainties ahead. Joe Robinson was the best choice we could have made."
“Joe Robinson's work-life balance training was extremely valuable to our supervisory staff. I'd recommend the training for any organization trying to find the right balance between high performance and employee engagement."
“Joe presented to our top sales group and our executive team on a recent awards trip. The work-life balance presentation provided takeaways that the group put right to work. We had great feedback from the the team. They thoroughly enjoyed his presentation. Do yourself a favor and check Joe out. It is well worth it!"
“Joe's productivity and work-life balance training for our leadership team was fun, interactive, and relevant. Joe shared many strategies for managing work-life balance that will not only reduce stress on and off the job, but also will help increase satisfaction in both arenas."
“Joe's training was ideal—and perfectly timed for our needs and workforce. The feedback from managers was universally positive!"
“Joe was an inspiration! The sessions with Joe were fun and interactive. He gave us valuable tools to carry forward."
“Your talk included useful and important information presented clearly and cleverly, along with a nice touch of audience engagement. The audience learned something and enjoyed the experience. After almost 40 years of teaching and speaking at professional conferences I know very few people can do this effectively. You can and did!"
“Joe Robinson is a true inspiration."
"Our staff really enjoyed Joe's presentation—lots of positive feedback.You have a great message and tips that can benefit all of us. I thought multitasking was a good thing. Not anymore!"
“Joe presented at our annual conference, speaking to board members, senior leadership, and clinicians. Members are still talking about his presentation on work-life balance. Talk about speaking the truth. It was like being in church with all the 'Amen's' and 'YESes.' Joe is an inspiration, and we have all committed to making personal changes after his show!"
“Thank you for spending the week with us and making an impact for our people and our company. I've heard nothing but very positive comments and feel that your message will make a difference in all our lives."
“As we are almost a year into the pandemic, we felt a seminar on work-life balance was the perfect fit for our Ocean Spray Innovation virtual offsite event. Joe did a great job engaging the audience, even in the virtual world, through different exercises and breakout groups. It was a great session, and our group learned a lot of useful tactics to bring to the company! Thank you Joe!"
As a top keynote speaker and trainer, Joe has inspired conferences and workshop audiences for organizations from Amazon to IBM to Ocean Spray, Kellogg's, Nestle, Pfizer, Anheuser-Busch, the Reserve Bank of India, CapGemini, LEGO, William Morris Endeavor, Kaiser Permanente, New York City Public Health, Denver Fire and Rescue, Westin Hotels, the National Council for Behavioral Health, the University of Texas Medical Branch, Lockheed Martin, Fullerton School District, the University of California at Los Angeles, Imagine Entertainment, and many more.
Joe Robinson has helped thousands of people in a crazy-busy world manage demands, pressure, and time, and carve out a better work-life. He trained the staff at the UCLA Counseling Center in techniques for resolving workplace stress and coaches individuals around the country and the world, from IT professionals to accountants to real estate agents, from Los Angeles to Paris, Dubai, and Australia, to work more effectively, cut stress, and end the cycle of burnout.
On the other side of the work-life hyphen, Joe is
Based in Los Angeles, California, Joe is an avid photographer, hiker, salsa and samba aficionado, adventure traveler and music fan.
Joe Robinson: Joe@worktolive.info
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