• TRAINING – November 6, 2018: Workplace Wellness that Works (Day 1 of two-day conference)

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    Day 1 of two-day conference: Workplace Wellness that Works – Training by Laura Putnam


    *All attendees will receive a copy of Laura’s book, Workplace Wellness that Works (get a free chapter here) and (get to know her at our WellBites podcast interview here)


    Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
    Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM EST
    Location: Marsh And McLennan, 3331 W Big Beaver Rd, # 200, Troy, MI 48084

    Registration Fee:

    $175 11/6 Training ONLY – Non-Members

    $150 11/6 Training ONLY – MWC Members

    $275 – 11/7 Conference Presentations ONLY – Non-Members  — (Conference Information)

    $250 – 11/7 Conference Presentations ONLY – Members — (Conference Information)

    $300 – 2-Day Package – MWC Members

    $350 – 2-Day Package – Non-Members

    Program Details: Workplace Wellness that Works

    This highly interactive intensive, drawn from Laura Putnam’s Workplace Wellness That Works (WILEY, 2015), provides a fresh perspective on how to promote employee well-being in the workplace. (All attendees will receive a copy of Laura’s book, Workplace Wellness that WorksThis session includes updated real-world examples and case studies. The workshop provides health promotion professionals with tangible tools and immediate takeaways needed to start making a difference in employees’ health and happiness, and promoting an overall culture of well-being throughout the organization. Participants will come away with concrete, actionable takeaways for tackling the massive obstacle of behavioral change, and will learn how to design and implement an approach that can most benefit their organization. In ten steps, participants will learn how to assess their organization’s needs and craft well-being programs that actually benefit leaders, managers and employees.

    This intensive provides insights into new and creative approaches to empower employees to make healthier choices. Participants will acquire strategies to do the following:

    • Get leaders and managers on board;
    • Increase authentic engagement;
    • Build a culture that supports well-being;
    • Sneak well-being into places where it currently doesn’t exist; and
    • Integrate well-being into the fabric of business as usual

    “ The workshop was AWESOME. The content was fresh and interesting, and was presented in a way that was easy to understand and put into action. Laura was energetic, which made it fun, and I’ve walked away knowing how to use it. It’s a win-win! ” – Kristin Sanders, Wellness Manager, HUB International

    “I have a fresh perspective and motivation to my work this spring – thanks to your 2-day workshop. ” – Lisa Goodall, Client Wellness Coordinator, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC

    “ Coming in to the 2-day intensive training session I was feeling overwhelmed and discouraged by the task before me of implementing a wellness program at our hospital district. After two short days, I left that intensive training feeling fortified and capable of being a true agent of change in our workplace. I feel empowered. ” – Lacey Henderson, HR Specialist, Hemphill County Hospital District

    Presenter / Trainer Details:

    LAURA PUTNAM, MA is the CEO & Founder, Motion Infusion, Inc. and author of Workplace Wellness That Works (WILEY, 2015). Her work has been covered by MSNBC, The New York Times, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, American Journal of Health Promotion, Business Insider and Globe & Mail. She is a former urban public high school teacher, dancer, gymnast and now a movement-builder in the world of health and wellness. A leading authority on how organizations can promote well-being at work and how leaders and managers can inspire employees to adopt healthier behaviors, Laura is a frequent keynote speaker and trains managers and leaders around the country. Laura is also an adjunct faculty at the California Institute for Integral Studies, recipient of the American Heart Association’s “2020 Impact” award and the National Wellness Institute’s “Circle of Leadership” Award.

    A graduate of Brown University School of Education and Stanford University in International Relations, she lives in San Francisco with her fiancé.



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