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Redesigning Wellness Podcast

The Redesigning Wellness podcast explores the world of corporate health to help employers build strategic wellness programs that engage employees. The Redesigning Wellness podcast is centered around what works and doesn’t work in wellness. In this podcast, Jen will interview experts in various worksite wellness specialties to demystify the common worksite wellness program. She’ll also spend time sharing common barriers to help get your wellness program moving forward. You’ll discover common sense approaches to wellness, tips for engaging employees and how to implement a program that your employees actually like.
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Now displaying: January, 2018
Jan 31, 2018

Finding people’s strengths, changing the way you talk about a problem, and positive possibilities are key to creating change in organizations. Instead of problem diagnosis, Dr. Ronald Fry shares how his work in Appreciative Inquiry (AI) focuses on opportunity and future direction to drive change.

Dr. Ronald Fry is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at Case Western Reserve University and former Chairman of the Department of Organizational Behavior.

With Appreciative Inquiry, Dr. Fry reconnects systems to existing strengths, best practices, or life-giving forces that have helped it be most effective. Listen in to hear how Appreciative Inquiry impacted the United States Navy’s turnover, resulting in a $2 billion cost savings. Don’t miss Jen and Dr. Fry dissect Appreciative Inquiry and how to infuse it into your workplace.

For links mentioned in today's episode visit https://redesigningwellness.com/

 

Jan 24, 2018

A recent court ruling on wellness programs could reshape the use of incentives. Attorney Barbara Zabawa of the Center for Health & Wellness Law and author of Rule the Rules on Workplace Wellness Programs explains the history of the 2016 case which the AARP sued the EEOC, the motions along the way, and the recent court ruling which may change the way we do wellness programs.

Tune in to hear Barbara and Jen explore why this ruling may not be such a good thing and what to look for in the year ahead.

They also discuss reasons for caution in using incentives in wellness programs and how to comply with various acts such as HIPPA, Title 7, Worker’s Compensation Act, and Scope of Practice.

For links mentioned in today's episode visit https://redesigningwellness.com/

 

Jan 17, 2018

Creating positive organizations is key for workers, teams, and organizations to perform at their highest levels. Dr. Gretchen Spreitzer, Faculty Director for the Center for Positive Organizations, gives concrete ways, drawn from her research, to promote a thriving organization.

Dr. Spreitzer’s work has created tools to help people develop more of their full potential or their organization’s full potential.

Tune in to hear Dr. Spreitzer and Jen delve into the reasons for burnout, what it means to be a thriving organization, and how to ensure more vitality and learning in your work. They discuss ways to enable more thriving for ourselves and our organizations-both on the individual and leadership side, barriers to a thriving environment, and how to deal with jerks at work.

For links mentioned in today's episode visit https://redesigningwellness.com/

 

Jan 10, 2018

In this week’s episode of Redesigning Wellness, Jen sits down with John Perkins, New York Times Bestselling Author, Activist, and Chief Economist. John is also the founder and chairman of Dream Change, an organization covered on our previous podcast with Samantha Thomas.

Today, we learn about John’s newest book, The New Confessions of an Economic Hitman. He provides us with insights on his experience as an economic hitman and opens up to us about the moment he realized he had to get out. John’s confessional was officially published in 2004, but it didn’t come without bribes and threats.

Tune in to hear his fascinating story and become inspired by how we as individuals have the power to create positive change within today’s current economy.

For show notes visit https://redesigningwellness.com/

 

Jan 3, 2018

In this week’s episode of Redesigning Wellness, Jen sits down with Bob Merberg, Founder and Principal Managing Consultant for Jozito, LLC. This episode is quite a bit different than previous ones you may
have heard.

Jen and Bob engage in a contemplative conversation around what took place for wellness in 2017 and what they think 2018 will hold. They cover both the highs and lows our profession has faced in the past year, how we can look forward and adapt, and who in the industry has really come forth and inspired change.

So, what’s next for wellness? Tune in to hear some of Jen and Bob’s predictions for 2018.


Happy New Year!

For show notes visit https://redesigningwellness.com/

 

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