- SERIES No. 12

Business Leader & Manager Resilience Training

Wednesday March 29, 2023 12-1 PM

Wednesday April 19, 2023 5-6:30 PM

Thursday May 4, 2023 12-1 PM

This webinar will provide you with insights, motivation, and practical tools to find talented individuals and retain dedicated employees.



Unemployment Rates are the lowest in a generation.  It has become a challenge to find talented individuals and retain dedicated employees.   Last year, we heard your frustrations… we understand that small businesses and local organizations across the Southern Tier spend 30-40% of the workday addressing employee mental health issues such as burn-out and fatigue and also need the tools to address these concerns. 

This webinar will provide you with insights, motivation, and practical tools to handle these issues in your current and future workforce. Join Workplace Wellness expert, Dr. Joel Bennett, author of "The Connoisseur of Time" ( 

NOTE: Seating is limited to 25 per session. The training has been provided with funding from the Southern Tier 8 Regional Board, The Leadership Alliance and Appalachian Regional Commission. 


Dr. Joel Bennett is President of Organizational Wellness & Learning Systems (OWLS), a consulting firm that specializes in evidence-based wellness and e-learning technologies to promote organizational health, employee well-being, and stress transformation. Dr. Bennett first delivered stress management programming in 1985 and OWLS programs have since reached over 250,000 workers across the United States. OWLS has received close to $6 Million in Federal Research Grants to assess, design, and deliver behavioral health promotion and workplace wellness programs. Dr. Bennett is the author of over 20 peer-reviewed research articles and he has authored/co-authored three books, including "Heart-Centered Leadership", "Raw Coping Power", and "Best Self at Work." In 2022, he earned the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Wellness Institute for his contribution to the field of wellness practice and in 2023 he earned the International Positive Leadership Award. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Philosophy from State University of New York (Purchase) and his MA and PhD in Psychology from the University of Texas-Austin. Visit to learn more.

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