Links to Amazing Resources and Content


ShiftShapers is a podcast on employee benefit topics hosted by David A. Saltzman, RHU, DIA, a transformation strategist and thought leader.  David interviews me in the August and September 2016  podcasts.  Click the link to hear the interview.

Daniel Pink’s Interview with Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Pink interviews Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman at the Wharton People Analytics Conference 2016

Amanda Hope Cook

Amanda Hope Cook painted the background and stop sign for the cover of “STOP! 21 STOPs to Reduce Stress and Enhance Joy”. She is an accomplished artist here is a link to his website:

My Favorite Photographer

Kevin Garrett took all the photos used on this website and in the book “STOP! 21 STOPs to Reduce Stress and Enhance Joy” he is one of the top photographers in the world and I am honored to have worked with him on this project. I highly recommend him as photographer and here is a link to his website:


Onsomble is a leader in helping companies improve the performance of their leaders and employees by measuring the four dimensions of leadership. How to you identify leaders? How do you optimize teams for maximum impact? If your company desires to optimize your personnel with data-driven insights, Onsomble is your partner.

Adam Grant

Adam Grant, Ph.D. is a tenured professor at University of Pennsylvania Wharton School

and New York Times best-selling author of Originals and Give and Take, and named to the Thinkers 50 global ranking of management thinkers.

Dave Ulrich

DaveUlrcih, Ph.D. is the Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and a partner at The RBL Group, a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value. He studies how organizations build capabilities of leadership, speed, learning, accountability, and talent through leveraging human resources. He is named to the Thinkers50 global ranking of management thinkers. If you are in management or human resources, I encourage you to check out

Articles Authored by Eric Parmenter

Here are some of the articles written on health care and benefit topics by Eric Parmenter.

Click to download a PDF.

Purpose Hotel

Jeremy Cowart is changing the world by building a hotel  

Bruce Parmenter

Bruce Parmenter, Eric’s Father, is a master of psychology, theology, public speaking and writing.  He has been doing all of the above for 5 decades and here are links to his books.

Gene Harker, Ph.D, MD

Dr Harker’s books Leadership Insight: The New Psychology of Grit and Success and, Pause Points: The Mindful Pursuit of Health & Well-Being are tremendous resouces. Here is a link to his website:

My Writing Coach

Echo Garrett is an extraordinary author and she tirelessly coached me as I wrote “STOP! 21 STOPs to Reduce Stress and Enhance Joy” and edited my book through severaliterations. I highly recommend her as a coach and here is a link to her website:

My Favorite Designer

Hector Sanchez designed the cover of “STOP! 21 STOPs to Reduce Stress and Enhance Joy” and designed this website too. I highly recommend him as a creative designer. Here is a link to his website:

Marshall Goldsmith

World-renowned business educator and coach, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is the leading expert in his field. His singular ability to get results for top leaders has drawn over 150 CEOs and their management teams to address change in the workplace. They want what Dr. Goldsmith offers: practical and proven methods. I highly encourage you to check out his website and his best selling books. Marshall Goldsmith, Ph.D. is a New York Times best-selling author of What Got You’re here Won’t Get Your There and Triggers and is consistently names to the Thinkers5o global ranking of management thiners.

Evolent Health

Evolent Health is traded as EVH on the New York Stock Exchange. Evolent Health has a simple mission: To Change the Health of the Nation by Changing the way Healthcare is Delivered. Check it out here.

My Southern Health

The South is not known for good health and has the highest level of obesity of any region in the US. However, this is changing and My Southern Health is a wonderful resource for everything pertaining to healthy living. Check it out 

My Favorite Illustrator

David Pfendler created all the illustrations for my book “STOP! 21 STOPs to Reduce Stress and Enhance Joy” and I highly recommend his work. Here is a link to his website:

Daniel Pink RSA Short on the ABCs of Persuasion

A cool 3-minute animated video by Daniel Pink from RSA