Through her career Jewel has sold over 30 million albums worldwide, earned 26 Music Award nominations, including The Grammys, American Music Awards, MTV Awards, VH1 Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Country Music Awards, winning 8 times. Jewel has been featured on the cover of TIME Magazine, Rolling Stone, performed on Saturday Night Live, at the Super Bowl, the NBA Finals, for The Pope and The President Of The United States. She has experimented with several genres over her career with top hits in Folk, Pop, Club, Country, Standards, Children's and Holiday music.
Jewel founded Jewel Inc., which is a holding company for all of her passions and work in music, tv, film and entrepreneurial endeavors. The company creates human development, education and mindfulness tools for individuals by collaborating with school districts, corporations and consumers, in hopes of helping more people to become WHOLE HUMANS. She partners with one of the world’s most innovative companies and entrepreneurs (Tony Hsieh of Zappos) to help deliver happiness into people's everyday lives, at work and at home. This business offers organizations a digital curriculum to help them enter the next frontier of corporate culture; making meaningful investments in their human capital. This system increases happiness, productivity and loyalty, while inspiring people to be less anxious, more resilient, creative and entrepreneurial.
Jewel partners with parenting and education experts to create curriculum for public schools, as well as cutting edge youth development programs. The content emphasizes mindfulness and emotional intelligence to give every-day-people a "psychology for life," so they can do what she has done - be the architects of their own life, rather than a passenger in a life they’ve inherited. Through Jewel's Never Broken Foundation and program, she has partnered with the Inspiring Children Foundation to make mindfulness and emotional intelligence tools available to the masses for free. Through "Project clean water," the water charity Jewel started over twenty years ago, she has built and supported the construction of wells all over the world.
She actively participates in panels and presentations addressing issues related to wellness and equality in the workplace, education of at-risk youth, and mindfulness
- Never Broken
Her New York Times best-selling memoir Never Broken chronicles how she used hard work, grit and grace to survive and thrive under extreme and adverse circumstances she encountered while growing up. Her lifelong passion for her own personal growth and health is helping her to become the spokesperson of modern day wellness and mindfulness by sharing those same practices she used from her own childhood.
- Talk and Play with Jewel
- Working Women and Wellness
- Equality and Wellness in the Workspace
- Mindful Leadership
- The Human Connection: The Most Valuable Currency
Jewel has a new song called Character Currency that highlights the idea that human connection and having meaningful relationships is the most valuable currency there is. She highlights her insights on how being authentic, real and open with yourself and others you can build a deeper and more resilient relationship that makes ones personal and professional life more enjoyable and successful. Her stories of working hard and building relationships ships in the male dominated space of the music business in the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s was made successful by her willingness to be vulnerable, empathetic, to reach out and build personal relationships with her label, the executive and administrative staff and how it resulted in them wanting to help her. Jewel’s second best skill to music is building meaningful connections with others, individually and ultimately a community. Her stories wrapped in music highlight how her remarkable stories of going from a homeless girl to an international rock star and how she did this by being her authentic self, being vulnerable, honest and kind towards others is very inspirational.
- The New Frontier of Corporate Culture
Jewel is partnering with one of the worlds most innovative companies (Zappos) and entrepreneurs (Tony Hsieh) to help deliver happiness into people's every day lives, at work and at home. This business will offer organizations a digital curriculum to help them enter the next frontier of corporate culture; making meaningful investments in their human capital. Jewel talks about this topic and system which has been created to increases happiness, productivity and loyalty, while inspiring people to be less anxious, more resilient, creative and entrepreneurial.
- Authenticity, Mindfulness and How to Live a Life Uncommon