Joanie Connell

About Joanie Connell

Dr. Joanie B. Connell is an organizational consultant and leadership coach who specializes in maximizing leadership potential. She works with companies to attract, develop, and retain top talent. She works with individuals to improve their success and happiness in their careers. She is also an author of a soon-to-be-released book called “Flying without a Helicopter: How to Prepare Young People for Work and Life.” As a consultant, Joanie develops leaders across generations. She coaches executives and youth at Flexible Work Solutions. She consults with organizations in a variety of areas, including executive leadership development, diversity, generations, flexible work arrangements, work-life balance, life transitions, character and ethics, team building, and virtual teams. Her clients are from Fortune 100 companies, not-for-profit, and government agencies and high tech, biotech, healthcare, finance, legal and other industries. As a professor, she teaches/has taught business and psychology students of all ages at the Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego, the Marshall Goldsmith School of Management at Alliant International University, and in the Masters in Human Behavior program at National University. Joanie earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. in Engineering from Harvard University. Joanie is available to consult, coach, present keynote speeches, and make media appearances. She also likes to write guest blog posts.

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How Conflict Stunts Company Innovation

How Conflict Stunts Company Innovation

I was in a meeting earlier this week where there was an invited speaker discussing a controversial topic.  Several of the meeting participants disagreed with his point of view.  Not a problem.  In fact, dissent is shown to increase divergent thinking and creative...
Turning Boredom into Innovation

Turning Boredom into Innovation

It’s that time of year when we tend to get the winter blahs. The holidays are over, we’ve lost steam on our New Year’s resolutions, and spring is not yet on the horizon. Blah, blah, blah. How do we turn our dissatisfaction with the doldrums into creative new ideas?...
Teaching Millennials to Take Risks

Teaching Millennials to Take Risks

Imagine if the Paparazzi followed you around everywhere you went making public everything you did. That’s what it’s like to be a Millennial. Their lives have been documented and made public since before they were born. Parents can be the most devoted publicists. My...
Are You Treating Your Employees Like Children?

Are You Treating Your Employees Like Children?

There has been a lot of advice on how to effectively work with Millennials.  It tends to center around giving the Millennials what they crave—praise, feedback, awards, structured mentoring and training, opportunities for development, and exciting, life-fulfilling...

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