The Essential Guide for Improving Team Connection

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Daymond John
Founder of FUBU and Star
of ABC’s Shark Tank

A must-read. Tackling isolation and improving belonging at work should be a priority for every organization and leader. This book is timely, crucial, and practical.

Disconnection and isolation is silently devastating teams. This book is the solution. See why and meet the authors.

  • 2,000+

    Workers Surveyed Worldwide
  • 50

    Global Organizations Interviewed
  • 2

    Years of Research
  • 1

    Proven Connection (LINK) Framework™

5 Reasons to Read Connectable

Science, Statistics, Stories, and Strategies to Move Workers From Disconnected to Connected


Work has Changed

Remote work, advancing technology, and an always on work culture are fracturing our relationships resulting in deep disconnection.


Workers Need Connection, Now

A colossal 72% of global workers feel disconnected monthly, with 55% saying at least weekly.


Isolation Is Crippling Business

Not only is loneliness unhealthy, but employee productivity, loyalty, collaboration, and engagement all decrease when employees are lonely.


Leaders Need a Plan

Leaders can sense the escalating disconnection among their teams, in fact 94% report that their teams are growing more disconnected. They haven’t had a resource for how to address it and cultivate full connection. Until now.


Gain Proven Strategies

Learn how to use the 4-step Connection (LINK) Framework™ to create connected, driven, and high-performing teams.

They loved Connectable. You will too!

Patrick Lencioni
New York Times Bestselling Author

Connectable is fascinating, compelling, and extremely readable. But its greatest quality is that it is so darn important. Every leader and manager needs to read this.

Dan Pink
#1 New York Times bestselling author of When, Drive and To Sell Is Human

Disconnection is a crisis, and it’s past time for teams to address the issue. With its moving stories and wise insights, this book is an important read for workplaces everywhere.

Donna Kimmel
EVP and Chief People Officer at Citrix

With powerful stories and practical approaches for the workplace, Ryan and Steven sparked insights and ideas that I can apply in my team and across our company.

Jon Acuff
New York Times Bestselling Author

I’m so glad that Ryan and Steven have provided a fresh approach to address an issue every business leader needs to be ready to solve.

Marissa Andrada
Chief Diversity, Inclusion and People Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill

An indispensable resource for every team member, manager, and leader. Ryan Jenkins and Steve Van Cohen give us the much-needed roadmap to a healthier and united workforce whether the team is in-person, fully remote, or hybrid.

Claude Silver
Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia

Since loneliness lives at the cross-section of inclusion and wellness, Connectable couldn’t be more relevant and essential. Required reading for any people-focused organization.

Carter Cast
Clinical Professor, Kellogg School of Management and author of The Right (and Wrong) Stuff

With workplace isolation and disconnection on the rise, Connectable is a timely, valuable book. It does a great job of normalizing a difficult, undiscussed topic and has practical tools that will help leaders reconnect with a disconnected workforce.

Erica Dhawan
Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of Digital Body Language

Connectable is an essential book for our modern world. A breakthrough guide to combating loneliness and fostering belonging, it’s a must-read for leaders of startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Keith Ferrazzi
#1 New York Times Bestselling Author

This book brims with inspiring stories, eye-opening statistics, and practical steps to move teams from disconnected to connected. Human connection is more critical than ever before and Connectable delivers the answer for today’s teams.

Mariana Fagnilli
VP, Global Office of DEI at Liberty Mutual Insurance

Connectable provides leaders with the tools they need to drive today’s global workforce success by helping lessen employees’ loneliness and improving their sense of belonging. It helps leaders create connected, driven, and high-performing teams.

Melissa Bernstein
Co-Founder of Melissa & Doug and author of LifeLines

Connectable is utterly groundbreaking. It opened my eyes in ways I wouldn’t have imagined. I am now equipped to intervene and turn the tide on loneliness and focus on building a more connected organization with improved engagement. I was moved to proactively make meaningful changes to enable employees to feel valued and a deeper sense of belonging!

Jen Fisher
Chief Well-being Officer at Deloitte and author of Work Better Together

Loneliness is an epidemic with real consequences to our physical, mental, and emotional health. Considering that most of us spend significant time at work, the workplace is key to tackling the isolation that many are experiencing. Connectable provides the strategies that managers need to create strong team cultures that encourage connection and belonging. The result is happier, healthier, and more engaged teams!

About the Wall Street Journal Bestselling Authors

Ryan Jenkins
CSP® (Certified Speaking Professional)™
Steven Van Cohen
MSOD (Master of Science in Organizational Development)

Ryan Jenkins, CSP and Steven Van Cohen, MSOD are founders of, the world’s #1 resource for improving team connection and creating more belonging at work. Collectively they have over 20 years of experience helping organizations like State Farm, John Deere, Delta Air Lines and Salesforce improve their teams. Their work has been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, SUCCESS, Inc., and Entrepreneur Magazine. When they are not writing and speaking, you can find them sampling craft beers, attempting to play golf together, and spending quality time with their respective families. Stay connected with them on social media @RyanAndSteven.

In Connectable You’ll Discover…

What ATMs, cocaine, Red Sox fans, and time travel have to do with moving teams from isolated to all in.
In part one, an understanding of disconnection and its impact on work and well-being.

You’ll find out how the “father of 24-hour banking” unknowingly reformed the social norms of connecting, the research that reveals why more people today ignore…

In part two, how becoming connectable is the antidote to disconnection.

You’ll find out what wooly mammoths teach us about the power of belonging, how two neuroscientists used cocaine to understand the origin of loneliness how your fut…

In part three, how to lessen disconnection and isolation; and cultivate exceptional team connection.

You’ll learn how to use the four-step Less Loneliness Framework™ to improve your team’s connections. You’ll also find out how an unlikely connection saved a …

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