Skip to Page Content

Event Details

    DINNER Meeting: Mind Full or Mindful? Decluttering the Busy Leader's Mind

    Date: December 9, 2019, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
    HRMA Princeton
    Hyatt Regency Princeton, Carnegie Center, Rt. 1.
    Networking & registration begins at 5:30pm, meeting starts at 6:00pm.
    Pre-registered: members $45, non-members $55, students and qualified In-Transition $20. Online registration closes at 11:00AM. on Thursday, December 5th. $10 additional charge for walk-ins.
    Event Type:
    iCal link
    Add to Calendar

    Mind Full or Mindful? Decluttering the Busy Leader's Mind

    Presented by: Harriet Stein​, Big Toe in the Water, LLC​
    Monday, December 9, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Hyatt Regency Princeton

    102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ  08540

    (Click HERE for directions)

     **This program is APPROVED for 1 general credit by HRCI and 1 professional
    development credit by SHRM**

    For registration, please follow one of the below links:

    HRMA Member Register Here

    In-Transition Members Register Here

    Non-Members and Students Register Here

    Registration CLOSES Thursday, December 5th at 11:00AM.   After that time, you may still register at the door for an additional $10. 



    Do you find yourself in the middle of the night thinking about work and unable to sleep? Do you arrive at work and wonder how you even got there, never noticing anything along the way?  Do you remember where you left your keys or if you responded to that email?  Paying Attention has become a skill which can be relearned.  We'll review how to easily and quickly develop a Mindfulness practice to help enable you to increase your productivity and allow you to sleep at night.


    Attendance at this session will allow HR professionals through direct experience to:

    1.  Learn and implement tools that will enable them to join the conversation and address current organizational strategies such as the focus on employee retention and recruitment. 

    2. Be able to define how the practice of Mindfulness, and nonjudgmental awareness, supports positive people management practices, and

    3. Explain how being able to increase self-awareness and move away from auto pilot, and to shift from a mindset of responding vs reacting, supports an environment where change management skills are routinely needed to help deal with situations that are uncertain, unclear, or chaotic.


    Harriet Stein has more than thirty years’ experience in the healthcare industry, including almost a decade teaching Mindfulness at Johnson & Johnson. She is a Registered Nurse and professional presenter to companies ranging in size from small firms through the Fortune 500. She is called an “inspirational teacher,” and utilizes humor to teach the practice of Mindfulness.

    Harriet’s passion is helping individuals take steps toward a healthier, more fulfilling life through this practice which will enhance both their professional and personal lives.  She taught Mindfulness at J&J to over 5,000 of her colleagues, gave mindfulness presentations at internal leadership summits for global audiences, and instructed on Mindful Leadership.  She launched her own company eight years ago and left J&J in 2017 to focus entirely on bringing Mindfulness into the workplace.  

    Harriet Stein’s desire to teach Mindfulness began after attending her first professional program with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program in 2000.  She completed advanced teacher training in MBSR at The Myrna Brind Center for Mindfulness at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.  

    Harriet earned a BS in Nursing from Albright College and a MS in Health Administration from Saint Joseph’s University.


    We hope that you will join is by supporting these two charities at our December event:

    Children’s Futures in Trenton

    Created in 2001 by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Children’s Futures works across Central Jersey to ensure that all children and families get off to a healthy start in life. At our core, we aim to increase opportunities for health and wellness and to ward off health and social problems that can lead to a lifetime of illness and dependency. Because no single agency can claim the necessary expertise, authority and resources to accomplish these goals alone, Children’s Futures collaborates with public and private agencies across multiple sectors, including education, health and social welfare.

    Please bring wrapped or unwrapped new toys and books to donate to Children's Futures

    SHRM Foundation,

    The SHRM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.  The SHRM Foundation's mission is to mobilize the power of HR and activate the generosity of donors to lead positive social change impacting all things work. The Foundation is committed to elevating and empowering HR as a social force through its innovative solutions to workplace inclusion challenges, programming designed to inspire and empower the next generation of HR leaders, and awarding scholarships and professional development grants to educate and develop students and HR professionals. 

    Please bring your change, dollar bills, and checkbooks 

    We will “pass the hat” and accept monetary donations to the SHRM Foundation at our December meeting. HRMA will proudly match the donations to the Foundation received at the December meeting, up to $1,000.


    Starter:  Pecan apple salad, house vinaigrette 

    Choice of:  Beef Medallions, Wild Mushrooms, Onions, cabernet demi OR Red Drum fish agrodolce, seasonal vegetable and starch OR Veg option: Roasted parsnip, butternut squash, mixed grains, greens, almonds  

    Dessert:  Platter of holiday cookies and candies on each table



    Candid and posed images/pictures may be taken during the session and shown at this and other HRMA Chapter events and/or posted on social media and/or the HRMA website. By entering the meeting, you are consenting to such use. If you object to the use of your image, do not enter the meeting. Contact the Chapter at if you have any questions or objections.