Monica Scalf

Monica Scalf is the founder of The Playground Group, LLC, a company that helps organizations increase bottom line results by investing in the development of their people. Since 2009, she has been teaching workshops on teamwork, productivity, and personal effectiveness in places such as P&G, Lexis Nexis, and Xavier University. Her mission is to help create positive and productive workplaces where employees thrive without sacrificing personal happiness.

Get Certified to Teach Our Workshops

Get Certified to Teach Our Workshops

Are you the kind of person who wants to change the world one stressed out person at a time?  We’re looking for people to expand the mission of The Playground Group by starting their own business teaching our in person Stress Management workshops. If you can picture yourself teaching stress management workshops using our “done […]

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What We Can Do for You

What We Can Do for You

Are you looking for fun and results driven Professional Development? Make your employees happier and more productive by giving them a little recess.  Our workshops, online courses, retreats, and coaching make a real difference. In Person Workshops Hire us to lead an in person stress management or DiSC team building workshop.  In one to three […]

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Help for Chronic Stress

Help for Chronic Stress

My daughter just learned to drive.  The learning process was a stressful endeavor for both of us.  On one of our first outings, she encountered a yellow light.  She hit the brake, then she accelerated, then she hit the brake again.  As we came to a stop in the middle of the intersection, I said […]

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How to Say No and Not Feel Guilty

How to Say No and Not Feel Guilty

If you’ve ever spent any significant time around a 2 year old, you know that one of the first words we master in the human language is “No!”.  But somewhere between our terrible twos and the terrific thirties (and forties, and fifties), some of us forget how and when to use that simple two letter […]

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Want More Energy?  Pick One.

Want More Energy? Pick One.

At any given time, I have a laundry list of things that need attention.  These are the tasks that easily fall to the bottom of the list because they aren’t urgent.  Things like changing light bulbs, fixing a glitch with the computer, or printing digital photos that have been piling up for months. It’s the […]

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Stress is Contagious: How to Protect Yourself

Stress is Contagious: How to Protect Yourself

Raise your hand if you know someone who seems to constantly be stressed out, overwhelmed, and in deep crisis mode? Ok, I can’t see you, but I’m betting if I could, you have your hand raised, or you’re at least thinking about raising your hand except for the fact you think you might look silly, […]

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