• MWC Webinar – February 12, 2018: The business case for caring: transforming stress and preventing burnout at work

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    Monday February 12, 2018


    12:00 pm – 1:00pm Webinar: The business case for caring: transforming stress and preventing burnout at work by Heidi Hanna, PhD, Executive Director for the American Institute of Stress


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    Program Details: The business case for caring: transforming stress and preventing burnout at work

    The old adage, “It’s just work, it’s not personal” is deeply flawed and needs to be changed for companies to thrive. If we want engaged employees, we need to invite their whole selves to work: body, mind and spirit. Business is a personal investment of our time and energy resources, and organizations are primed to support skill development that supports the employee not only while at work, but also at home. This discussion will present a deeper understanding of the impact of stress on health and performance, a realistic and scientifically-supported approach to work/life integration, and specific recommendations for using the workplace as a system to train enhanced resilience through adaptable effectiveness.

    Presentation Objectives 

    1. Understand the cost of chronic stress on the brain, body and performance
    2. Recognize the primary contributors to perceived stress at work, disengagement and burnout
    3. Identify evidence-based coping factors that improve resilience and adaptable effectiveness and the specific training tools to build new skill sets

    Speaker Biography

    Dr. Heidi Hanna is a New York Times bestselling author, Chief Energy Officer and founder of Synergy, a consulting company providing brain-based health and performance programs to organizations, and the Executive Director for the American Institute of Stress. As a global speaker, Heidi has been featured at the Fortune Magazine’s Most Successful Women in Business Summit, the ESPN Women in Leadership Summit, and the Million Dollar Round Table. Her clients have included Microsoft, GE, Google, Starbucks, Boeing, Morgan Stanley, Ameriprise, Nationwide, the NFL, the PGA Tour, and many more.

    For fun, Heidi established a non-profit called Beyond Funny that provides resources related to humor and the brain. She is a frequent lecturer at Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa, and has recently been appointed to a senior faculty position with the Academy for Brain Health and Performance.


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