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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: December, 2020
Dec 16, 2020

Give yourself a pat on the back for making it through 2020! It’s time for Jen’s annual wellness wrap-up with colleague Bob Merberg, Principal Consultant at Jozito. A year like this one definitely needs a debrief to look at how the industry coped and pivoted through a year fraught with uncertainty and tumult. 

In this episode, Jen and Bob recap how they personally fared in 2020 along with their opinions on the high notes and challenges that the industry at large experienced. They touch on essential wellness topics highlighted this year, such as the conversation on diversity in wellness, the importance of employee mental health offerings, and the effect of virtual learning on parent’s work and wellness. 

Finally, they discuss what’s next for each of them in 2021, and their hopes for the wellness industry moving forward.

For links mentioned in today's episode visit: http://bit.ly/Redesignpod

Dec 9, 2020

The scope of career paths open to wellness professionals varies far and wide, as evidenced by the resume of today’s guest, Dr. Jay Maddock, Co-director of the Center for Health and Nature and Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at Texas A&M.

Dr. Jay Maddock has done a little bit of everything - serving as the Director and Chair of the University of Hawaii Public Health Program, the Dean of the School of Public Health and Chief Wellness Officer at Texas A&M University, and most recently the Editor In Chief of the Journal of Healthy Eating and Active Living.

In this episode, Jay discusses his background and aspects of his time with the Healthy Hawaii Committee. He shares a bit about his role as Chief Wellness Officer at Texas A&M and the creation of their successful wellness program, Flourish. 

Jay then delves into his real passion, the Center for Health and Nature and his fascination with how the outdoors affects everything from illness recovery to worksite wellness. Lastly, he leaves wellness professionals with a few tangible tips.

This podcast episode is brought to you by Kynd Kits.

Giving back for the holidays will look a little different this year. We all know that employee volunteerism is beneficial to both the community AND your employees mental health, so don’t let safety restrictions stop your company from volunteering this holiday season! Kynd Kits are volunteer experiences that can be sent to your employees home, and each kit benefits a different cause. The Kynd Kit team will even facilitate a team building experience over zoom once all of the employees get their volunteer projects delivered.

Kynd Kits are provided by Denver based non-profit Project Helping, and 100% of the proceeds from Kynd Kits go to benefit mental health initiatives and volunteerism.

Head over to KyndKit.com and put in the code RWpodcast to order a completely free Kynd Kit to try out!

Also, if you want to set up an employee experience, email hey@kyndhub.com or justin@projecthelping.org

For links mentioned in today's episode visit: http://bit.ly/Redesignpod

Dec 2, 2020

The stress and anxiety increase among employees as a result of COVID has required emotionally connected leadership, leaving many leaders wondering how to accomplish this while maintaining accountability. Today’s guest, Errol Doebler, founder of Leader 193, has developed a leadership training process that hinges on emotional awareness to identify and change culture in an organization.

Having served in both the Navy SEALs and the FBI, Errol Doebler is no stranger to both excellent and poor leadership. His experience has culminated in the founding of the leadership consulting firm Leader 193 as well as writing his book The Process, Art, and Science of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire Confidence and Clarity in Combat, in the Boardroom, and at the Kitchen Table.

In this episode, Errol discusses his experience in both the Navy SEALs and the FBI that lead him to leadership consulting. He explores some of the factors behind bad leadership and briefly explains his leadership process.

Errol talks about the importance of getting to the underlying aspects of stress and how the Wim Hof Method can help. He touches on the awareness needed to identify current company culture and how to create guidelines for behavior in order to change it. 

Finally, Errol discusses the drawbacks to multitasking and leaves wellness professionals with a tangible tip on how to enhance the leadership conversation within their organization.

This podcast episode is brought to you by Kynd Kits.

Giving back for the holidays will look a little different this year. We all know that employee volunteerism is beneficial to both the community AND your employees mental health, so don’t let safety restrictions stop your company from volunteering this holiday season! Kynd Kits are volunteer experiences that can be sent to your employees home, and each kit benefits a different cause. The Kynd Kit team will even facilitate a team building experience over zoom once all of the employees get their volunteer projects delivered.

Kynd Kits are provided by Denver based non-profit Project Helping, and 100% of the proceeds from Kynd Kits go to benefit mental health initiatives and volunteerism.

Head over to KyndKit.com and put in the code RWpodcast to order a completely free Kynd Kit to try out!

Also, if you want to set up an employee experience, email hey@kyndhub.com or justin@projecthelping.org

For links mentioned in today's episode visit: http://bit.ly/Redesignpod

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