“New Year, Renewed Focus: Embracing Mindful Presence for HR

Presented by: Harriet Stein


Join us for an exhilarating one-hour journey into the world of mindfulness, tailored specifically for HR professionals. This session, inspired by Harriet’s book “Perfect Attendance: Being Present for Life,” is your gateway to embracing 2024 with a fresh, mindful perspective in Human Resources.

During this compact yet impactful hour, you’ll be introduced to the concept of mindfulness as a transformative tool. We’ll explore how embracing a mindful approach can enhance your ability to navigate the dynamic challenges of the modern workplace with agility and insight.

The program is designed to be both enlightening and practical, offering you easy-to-adopt mindfulness techniques that can be seamlessly integrated into your daily HR practices. These strategies are aimed at enhancing your problem-solving skills, improving communication, and fostering a more empathetic and effective work environment.

Interactive segments of the session will provide you with hands-on experience in applying mindfulness to real-world HR scenarios. From managing stress and conflict to promoting a positive workplace culture, these exercises will offer immediate, actionable insights.

As we conclude, you’ll have a set of mindfulness tools at your disposal, ready to be implemented in your professional life. This session promises not just a learning experience but a transformational shift, setting you on a path to becoming a more present, empowered HR leader in 2024. Let’s unleash your HR superpowers together!

Join Tri-State on Thursday, February 1st for a very special Dinner meeting at the Westin Hotel in Mount Laurel and hear Harriet Stein share her insights. Participants of Harriet’s lecture will be able to :

  • Understand the Principles and Benefits of Mindfulness in HR: Participants will gain a thorough understanding of what mindfulness is and how it can be effectively applied in the field of Human Resources. This includes learning about the benefits of mindfulness for enhancing decision-making, empathy, and communication skills within the HR context.
  • Acquire Practical Mindfulness Techniques for Professional Use: Attendees will learn specific, easy-to-implement mindfulness techniques that are tailored for HR professionals. These practices will be focused on improving everyday HR tasks such as conflict resolution, stress management, and fostering a positive work culture.
  • Develop Skills to Implement Mindfulness in Workplace Scenarios: Participants will engage in interactive exercises designed to simulate real-world HR situations, where they can apply mindfulness strategies. This objective is aimed at equipping HR professionals with the skills to integrate mindfulness into their daily work routines, enhancing their overall effectiveness and workplace harmony.


Pending 1.25 SHRM PDCs
Approved for 1.25  HRCI (General) Credit


Harriet Stein, author of Perfect Attendance: Being Present for Life, understands the unique challenges that businesses face today, whether it be the need to lower healthcare costs, increase productivity, or boost employee engagement.

She began her career as a Registered Nurse, and while working at Johnson & Johnson taught over 5,000 employees and leaders how to decrease their stress and increase their performance. Injecting humor and science into her engaging programs, Harriet shows companies of all sizes how the power of leading with awareness strengthens organizations and creates healthy working environments.

In 2020 as the world went into lockdown, Harriet created Take a Pause, a global mindfulness training program that won first place in Impact on the Organization and second place in Innovation and Creativity at Sindusfarma’s Boomerang Awards, which recognize the best-in-class training and development programs in the pharmaceutical industry in Brazil. Harriet’s approach is instrumental for HR professionals seeking to cultivate robust, mindful workplaces.

Thank You to our February Meeting Sponsor:



Professional Clothing Drive
Let’s empower those returning to the workforce!

The Workforce Readiness Committee is launching our “Springing into the Work Force” campaign by collecting gently used, clean professional clothing and accessories for men and women, that will be donated to organizations supporting underserved members of our communities who are returning to the workforce. As announced during the December breakfast, this clothing drive will run from January 3rd to February 29th. This is an opportunity to purge closet items while helping others. WRC will post more details on the Tri-State site, in the meantime, we look forward to seeing everyone at the February meeting and our committee members will be there to accept any clothing donations you bring to the meeting.

Thank you in advance to all of our professional and generous Tri-State members for taking the time to gather and donate items that will benefit others!


To drop off clothing outside of this meeting, please deliver to:

Arc of Camden County
215 W White Horse Pike,
Berlin, NJ 08009

Meeting Location:

The Westin – Mt. Laurel
555 Fellowship Road
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054

Meeting Agenda:

5:30pm: Networking
6:00pm: Dinner begins
6:30pm: Tristate Welcome and Updates
7:00pm: Legislative Update
7:15pm: Speaker Presentation
8:15pm: Wrap-up and More Networking

We look forward to seeing you!

Please note that video images and voice recordings may be taken during this meeting and other Tri-State HRMA events for use in the chapter newsletter and on social media. By attending this event, you are consenting to such use. If you object to the use of your image or voice, please contact our administrator, PD Jones and Associates, to discuss your options.

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