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Corporate Wellness Programs

7 Foolproof Ways to Develop Healthy Habits at Work

Alan Kohll | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

The best way to make health work is to make it a habit. Committing health to habit can put your healthy decisions on autopilot. This means you'll do them without really thinking about them, which can make health so much easier!

Creating A Corporate Wellness Brand That Works For Your Company

Alan Kohll | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Creating a brand for your corporate wellness program has the same types of benefits as creating a corporate brand. Your wellness program brand ensures your program is recognizable. It helps you create something with which your employees can relate.

ROI vs. VOI: Which Is Better For Evaluating Your Wellness Program?

Alan Kohll | Posted 06.20.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

In any business operation, it's best not to let your resources go to waste. You want your time, efforts and money to go as far as they possibly can. This idea can be easier said than done when it comes to abstract business operations like employee wellness.

4 Ways to Increase Engagement With Your Company Wellness Plan

Dr. Gregory Soltanoff | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Soltanoff

For corporate wellness businesses and professionals across the country the real work starts now. Once the marketing campaigns have succeeded and the people have bought your message, the next great journey is delivering on your promises.

7 Things All Great Wellness Coordinators Do Every Day

Alan Kohll | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

If you're the wellness coordinator at your company, you know how difficult the job can be. There are a variety of things to focus on from preparation to evaluation and everything in between.

A Roadmap to Wellness Program Success [Infographic]

Alan Kohll | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Your employee wellness program probably has a lot of great things to offer. Sometimes your employees need a little direction when it comes to engaging...

8 Wellness Activities Better Than a Worksite Gym (and probably more affordable, too!)

Alan Kohll | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Building a gym at your workplace can be a great perk for your wellness program. Unfortunately, putting in a gym can require a lot of logistical nightm...

How to Change Your Office -- and Your Life -- for the Better

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Gone are the days when annual health fairs for blood pressure checkups were enough. Today's definition of wellness encompasses body, mind and emotions, and companies are beginning to notice.

6 Ways to Spice Up Your Wellness Program

Alan Kohll | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Let's face it. Everything can get boring from time to time. The best way to avoid that lull in your employee wellness program is by intentionally making your program fresh and exciting. Here are some strategies to use for an exciting wellness program.

10 Essential Characteristics of a Wellness Coordinator

Alan Kohll | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Alan Kohll

Everyone does the job differently, and that's just fine. If you're going to manage your company's wellness program well, though, it'll help to work on these ten characteristics.

Raising the Bar on Corporate Wellness

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Michael Finkelstein, MD

A growing number of companies - from hi-tech corporations like Yahoo and Intel, to healthcare corporations like Kaiser Permanente and Genentech - are taking a more holistic and sophisticated view of health.

Flu Shots as a Corporate Wellness Strategy

Alan Kohll | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Alan Kohll

As flu season quickly approaches, it's important to consider your business's role. Not only do corporate flu shots and employee wellness complement one another, but a flu shot clinic can be an absolute asset to any corporate wellness program.

Warning: Workplace Wellness Is Hazardous to Your Health

Al Lewis | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business
Al Lewis

As a CEO of a company in a competitive industry, I cross my fingers that my competitors will implement wellness programs. Indeed, the more comprehensive their programs, the better it is for me.

How Top Companies Are Engaging Employees in Their Wellness Program

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
Kirsi Bhasin

When diving in a little deeper with a client of mine, I found the top reasons why their employees did not engage and were not achieving their health goals. The first was that they did not have time. Second, they were too stressed out at work.

Does Participation or Engagement Drive Success in Corporate Wellness?

Alan Kohll | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

When it comes to your employee wellness program, participation and engagement are not the same thing. It's important to distinguish between the two because the first might boost numbers, but the second will ultimately determine your success.

Stop Forcing Employees to Participate in Your Wellness Program

Alan Kohll | Posted 07.09.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

As a corporate wellness program expert, it probably seems slightly counter-intuitive for me to suggest that you stop forcing employees to participate in your wellness program.

3 Ways to Bring Yoga Into Your Busy Office

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Don't be intimidated to bring yoga into your office because of factors like a large staff, small space, or multiple offices. Try these solutions, and get started on your office yoga adventure!

Your Company's Biometric Data Is In... Now What? How Corporate Wellness Programs Pay for Themselves

Jeff Hyman | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Hyman

They already know that their wellness programs are paying dividends that will only get better over time. It's time for all companies large and small to make the investment, as it's one of the best things you can do for your company and for your employees.

The 5 Best Places To Do Yoga In Your Office

Lauren Coles | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Don't assume there isn't enough space in your office for a regular yoga or meditation practice.

Stuck at Your Desk All Day? You Can Still Fit in Some Yoga!

Lauren Coles | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

If you have your own private office, or access to a private space in the office, try lying on your back on the ground with your legs up the wall. Doing this pose saved me in times of stress during my career as a public school teacher.

What We CAN Do and What We Can't in the Realm of Health and Wellness to Combat Disease

Ann Fry | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

While I applaud all of the incredible offerings within corporations to help their employees get healthy, I'm flabbergasted by how many people don't take advantage.

ROI: The Function of Free Oatmeal in the Corporate Wellness Wars

Alison Acerra, MS, RD | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Alison Acerra, MS, RD

I am more convinced than ever that the most important wellness solution is still missing from the larger conversation: the role of the onsite corporate café in healthy outcomes.

Catherine Pearson

Is Running A 5K As Important To Your Retirement As Your 401k?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business

One of the more vexing puzzles for American workers goes something like this: You're probably not going to be able to retire as soon as you'd hoped, a...

Jeffrey Young

Insurance CEO Touts Wellness Programs As Cost-Savers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.06.2013 | Business

Company wellness programs for employees that include complementary medicine features like yoga can benefit bottom lines, according to Mark Bertolini, ...

Corporate Wellness Programs Are a Secure Investment (Part 4)

Melissa Nordin | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Melissa Nordin

The phrase "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is definitely being put to the test in today's health and fitness marketplace. One of the reasons for the hesitation is this: Is there a measurable and quantifiable ROI in corporate fitness and wellness programs?