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Course: The Power of Authentic Connection 

Relationships are life! It is through our relationships with ourselves and one another that we find purpose and meaning. How we express ourselves and interpret the world around us has a profound impact on our life stories and experiences. 

eBook: Celebrations, Appreciations & Frustrations

Now available as an eBook on Evolution University! A new book by Evolution University's founder, Joni Roberts. Featuring a simple, yet powerful practice for bringing MORE connection and authenticity to our relationships. 

Course (free):

Compassion is a mindset and a skillset proven to be essential for creating better relationships and a better world. This course shares insights on how to cultivate greater capacity for compassion and empathy for people and the planet while increasing your ability to connect as leaders, collaborators, and changemakers.

Speaking Events & Book Signings 

Meet Author and Founder of Evolution University Joni Roberts at events in person and online. Joni shares insights from her book Celebrations, Appreciations & Frustrations and her online courses with themes of bringing more authenticity and connection to relationships in the workplace and at home. Each event is unique and offers different tips for living your best life. Joni's talks also weave in the themes of social and environmental sustainability, the UN SDGs, and her EVOLVE strategy framework. 

Blog: What's Happiness Got To Do With It?

The Dalai Lama shares that the purpose of life is to strive for happiness and that happiness gives us a sense of satisfaction. This leads to questions like what is happiness, and if I am not happy, what does that say about my life? I think the key word here is strive. Another one to add is authentic, after all not every situation calls for happiness. If you've taken the MOREcompassion course, you've explored the teachings of... 

Webinar: Rethinking Relationships for Sustainability

The aim for this workshop hosted by Unite 2030 and led by Joni Roberts of Evolution University is to help you master the 3 Pillars of Knowledge: 1. Express compassion and empathy, 2. Connect feelings to human needs and drivers of behaviors, 3. Build better relationships by leading, 4. Explore multiple ways to connect with people and the planet. 
This is what we will be talking about on Tuesday, May 17th at 10 AM EST!
Slides are available in the Resource Hub.

Podcast: Unlocking Happiness with Amy Dix

How do we make relationships more meaningful? Is there a right or wrong, or is it the integrity of intent and quality of action? Author, Joni Roberts, talks with Positive Psychology Practitioner, Amy Dix, about redefining compassion, making relationships more meaningful, and truly understanding the language of emotion. Click image above to listen. Also available on Apple, Spotify, and other podcast providers.

Webinar: Bridging the Curriculum Content Gap for the SDGs with OER

Tune in for Joni's presentation at Kean University's Open Educational Conference 2022 on March 17 at 2 pm where she will discuss the SDGs as the world’s blueprint for achieving a better and more sustainable future for all, and how OER can fill the gap in higher education curriculum. Her session will include: evaluating the current state, imagining a new way, innovating with OER, and implementing the changes.

Interview: When You Give You Grow | Pledge 1% 

Pledge 1%'s Women Who Lead series celebrates female leaders who are paving the way for the next generation. While our featured leaders come from a variety of backgrounds and industries, they are united in their efforts to promote equality for all women in the workplace. We’ve asked them to share a bit about their journey to success, as well as lessons they’ve learned along the way.

Podcast: The Maven's Haven

"Sustainability in Innovation: The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Enablement." Joni's conversation with Eric Myers-Tayne on his podcast The Mavens Haven with the video version on YouTube. Joni says: "I appreciate Eric's interview approach and enjoy listening to his podcasts. Several of us came from Peter Diamandis' Abundance group with views on the future of tech and society."

Blog: Is Compassion too Fluffy Bunny for Business?

Spring is here and it’s the season for new beginnings. It’s my favorite time of the year. I love everything that spring represents— new blooms and bright colors after a long winter recess. Spring gives us a chance to recreate what we want in our lives, and in our world. From last spring to this one, our global community has gone through unprecedented change and disruption...

Blog: How 2020 Proved We Can Change the World

5 Key Lessons from 2020: As we near the end of December and the darkest days of the year, light begins to emerge again reminding us that even in the toughest of times, there is hope for a brighter tomorrow. All of us are experiencing the effects of 2020, the ups and the downs in what became a year that profoundly changed the world.

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