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The Happy Healthy Workplace podcast offers revealing conversations with business leaders who have transformed their companies into profitable happy healthy workplaces. You’ll hear in-depth conversation with CEOs, HR Executives and well-being change agents. They share their secrets, strategies and solutions for developing healthy happy workplaces that don’t sacrifice profitability. Find out how to create an outstanding workplace that attracts and keeps the BEST people in this revealing honest and insightful podcast.

The Happy Healthy Workplace podcast offers revealing conversations with business leaders who have transformed their companies into profitable happy healthy workplaces. You’ll hear in-depth conversation with CEOs, HR Executives and well-being change agents. They share their secrets, strategies and solutions for developing healthy happy workplaces that don’t sacrifice profitability. Find out how to create an outstanding workplace that attracts and keeps the BEST people in this revealing honest and insightful podcast.
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The Happy Healthy Workplace podcast offers revealing conversations with business leaders who have transformed their companies into profitable happy healthy workplaces. You’ll hear in-depth conversation with CEOs, HR Executives and well-being change agents. They share their secrets, strategies and solutions for developing healthy happy workplaces that don’t sacrifice profitability. Find out how to create an outstanding workplace that attracts and keeps the BEST people in this revealing honest and insightful podcast.

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English

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503-568-1245


Episodes

The secret to partnering with your benefits provider that can improve your company well-being

11/7/2019
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People want to work for employers who prioritize their employee’s well being. To do that, you need to understand how to handle your employee’s stress. Especially their emotional distress and mental health issues. Join me in this episode as I interview Tiana Wilkinson and Sabrina Halstead from PacificSource Health Plans, a not-for-profit health insurer for people and organizations throughout the Northwest, to talk about why companies should work with their benefits partner for other than...

Duration:00:29:18

Moving beyond only Mental Health First Aide Training

10/31/2019
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Did you know that mental health is more common than cancer, heart disease, and diabetes combined? Yes, I kid you not. Mental disorders are the single most expensive category of health costs for many employers across industries. It's estimated that around 17 billion USD is lost in productivity annually in the US because of unaddressed mental health concerns. Because there’s such a big stigma around it, mental health concerns are not addressed properly. When your employees get depressed,...

Duration:00:30:07

What you need to know about an applicant that you won't find on their resume

10/24/2019
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Have you hired someone who fits the job description perfectly but after turns out they weren’t exactly fit for the role? According to Leadership IQ, only 19% of new hires are an unequivocal success and half of the new hires fail in the first 18 months. Now, where did it go wrong? Join me today as we talk to Kristin Sherry about the amazing tool that will surely help your organization understand where you’re missing the mark when you’re losing talented people! Kristin is the Managing...

Duration:00:39:35

How to drive real change in your company culture so that people with invisible disabilities can be themselves

10/10/2019
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14 million Americans and 450 million people across the globe suffer from mental illness. And they may be in your workplace, hiding their struggle with this invisible disability. People with mental illness usually wear a mask at work and “suffer in silence”. They feel that it’s not a safe space for them to be their authentic selves. They do not open up, reach out, or ask for help because they fear that they’ll be seen as weak or incapable of doing their job, especially when they’re being...

Duration:00:26:17

How to overcome your biggest fear as a leader: employee ownership of problems

10/3/2019
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Employers don’t want their employees to be dependent on them when it comes to solving problems. As much as growth and improvement matters, your guidance, coaching, and involvement is also needed for them to become independent in solving problems later. What do you think is more efficient? Leaving your employees to solve problems on their own or using the full force of the organization (you as the employer included) to pulverize and quickly resolve the problem? Join me today as I interview...

Duration:00:35:20

Using Agile Methodologies to improve your business and your team

9/19/2019
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Having an agile mindset helps your team respond quickly to changes and deliver better value. There are many definitions of what an agile mindset is. But what does it really mean to have such a mindset? How does adopting this philosophy add value to your business and team? Join me today as we disrupt the thought process that Scrum can’t be used in non-traditional settings aside from software development. In this episode, Tim Proctor and I will discuss the manifesto of agile, it’s...

Duration:00:30:22

Fostering Creativity in the Workplace

8/22/2019
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Everyone is creative! We are created to be creative. In fact, we are born with it! Sadly, many of us have learned to stuff it down and not use it. In the workplace, we all know that creativity is more than a skill. It’s an asset needed in order to spur innovation. But we know that it doesn’t just flow easily. So what should we do to bring out others ‘inner creative’? Today, Karen Reyburn joins us again to talk about creativity and how to foster it in the workplace! Karen is the owner of...

Duration:00:24:17

Recruit the best talent by offering a remote workplace

8/8/2019
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Employers no longer have the upper hand when it comes to hiring the best talent. Today’s professionals are smarter and wiser in selecting a company to work for. With many companies fighting for their attention, HR people are challenged to think of creative ways to attract top talent to be part of their organization. How do you recruit the best talent to work for your company? Don’t look too far ahead, no one can tell your brand story better than those who live it every day - your...

Duration:00:27:06

Improving profitability with rest

7/25/2019
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Our entire lives are not meant to be lived at rush speed. We can’t work ceaselessly. No human being can go at top speed all the time. Don’t expect someone to deliver you good results when they’re stressed, exhausted or worn out. That’s why it’s so important to take at least 1 out of 7 days to rest. Today, we’re going to talk about the importance of rest in creating a happy healthy workplace with Karen Reyburn. Karen is the owner of The Profitable Firm, a creative agency exclusively for...

Duration:00:34:28

Happy employees love incentives! This study shows they work!

7/11/2019
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The motivator that pushes one to finish their work is an “incentive”! If you really want to recognize your employees for their hard work, you’ve got to do more than just giving them a pat on the back. I mean, who doesn’t love receiving something free that’s going to benefit them in the long run? To keep your talent happy and engaged, reward them with incentives! A research study was done by Barbara Zabawa and her team showing that incentives ARE a driver to act. Regardless of income,...

Duration:00:29:39

Employee engagement: Creating spaces for collaboration

6/27/2019
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It's no secret that employee engagement is one of the main drivers of business performance. It's one of the biggest challenge employers and managers are faced. To maintain workplace productivity, employees should feel valued and happy. There's plenty of ways to make your team more inspired by their work, and Brandon the host of Transform Your Workplace podcast is here to help you get an insight into what's it like to have your employees engaged and how you can incorporate these kinds of...

Duration:00:33:19

The 411 on Altruism in the Workplace: Increase productivity in a giving environment

6/13/2019
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Have you ever noticed when you do something nice like buying someone coffee, giving someone a present or complimenting others for their hard work, you feel happy as well? Today, I’m talking to Carl Gough about how altruism in the workplace positively affects productivity. Carl is the founder of MeetMagic, an organization that offers an altruistic business meeting for business leaders and digital transformation suppliers in an online platform. They’re a for purpose enterprise, delivering...

Duration:00:21:40

The "PERKS" of a flexible work schedule: How work flexibility improves productivity I Corporate I Schedule I Flexible

5/30/2019
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When you ask employees, what benefit they want most, the flexibility of work hours or schedule is something that’s on top of their wish-list. In our fast-paced changing world, people want to have the ability to work a more flexible schedule in order to keep up with their life outside of work. For most business owners, their employees are the number one source of stress. But for today’s guest, it’s different. In her company, employees are the least of her worries. Today, I’m talking to...

Duration:00:26:09

Workplace employee program incentives: What you need to know to be in compliance I Incentives I Law I Health Information

5/23/2019
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Compliance with employee program incentives is not something that you should be fearful of. Embracing it will help your employees trust your program and keep you safe with the law. Today, I'm talking to Barbara Zabawa, a National Wellness Lawyer with The Center for Health and Wellness Law LLC, a go-to law firm for health and wellness industries that provides legal advice, resources, trainings, and advocacy to help companies operate in compliance. In this episode, Barbara shares how to...

Duration:00:17:34

Part II-How to free up money within your health insurance costs to help you solve the other problems in your business I Corporate I Benefits I Finance

5/16/2019
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We’re picking up where Steve left off in "How to free up money within your health insurance costs to help you solve the other problems in your business Part I" and learn more about health insurance cost to free up money so that the business is more profitable and employees happier. In this episode, Steve and I will dig deeper on the things that can help employers cut down on their cost and be able to reinvest in their businesses and employees. He also explains why it’s important for people...

Duration:00:19:48

Part I-How to free up money within your health insurance costs to help you solve the other problems in your business I Corporate I Benefits I Finance

5/9/2019
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Health care insurance is a critical benefit that cost not only the employee but also the employer’s business. You are creating a profitable business when you decrease your health insurance cost. But how do you decrease rates when it keeps rising year by year? Today I’m talking to Steve Watson the founder, CFO, and Managing Director of Summit Path Group, a company that helps employers buy health insurance to make their employees happy at the lowest price possible. In this episode, he’s...

Duration:00:29:32

25+ things to do today that will ROCK THE SOCKS off your employees! I Corporate I HR I Leadership I Top 100 I Benefits I Happy I Healthy I Workplace

4/25/2019
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In this episode, I chat with Pat Welch CEO and CoFounder of Boly:Welch. We are going to find out what it takes to make the Top 100 best places to work list. Pat shares at least 25 different things that you can take back to your company and implement TODAY! Massages, waxes and lash extensions? Yep, Boly:Welch has it all and so much more. Pat Welch brings her “can-do” attitude to the business and creates a community within the walls of their company by putting their employees first. You...

Duration:00:22:14

The Secret to Growing your Wellness Program to 60% Participation I The Happy Healthy Workplace I Corporate I Executive I HR I Insurance I Health I Benefits I Business

4/1/2019
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In this episode I chat with Misty Dupont, HR Generalist with Key Knife Company. Misty's work with her benefits partner is for sure a secret you will want in on! In this podcast episode you'll hear about: -How you can partner with your benefits insurance partner to build a "brand" for your wellness program. -How small nudges and cues in the workplace can accelerate a mindset of healthiness. -Questions to ask to help you launch a successful Well Being program at your...

Duration:00:32:49