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In this Expert Interview, AdvancingWellness CEO Mari Ryan is joined by author, speaker and idea guy Bryan Mattimore to discuss innovation, employee engagement, and wellbeing.   Mari Ryan: Welcome to the Workplace Wellbeing Essentials Series. I’m Mari Ryan. I’m the CEO and founder of Advancing Wellness. It is my pleasure to welcome you today to this expert interview where we explore topics that impact employee wellbeing. My guest today is Bryan Mattimore. Bryan is the co-founder and “chief idea guy” at The Growth Engine Company, a 20-year-old innovation and creativity training agency based in Westport, Connecticut. In his marketing consulting…
Employee engagement is a key success factor for every company. Engaged employees tend to be more creative, generating new ideas and approaches which are critical for helping an organization grow, adapt, and evolve. Now more than ever, leaders must leverage well-being, an essential component of employee engagement and productivity, if they are serious about driving their business forward. The bottom line Research from the Integrated Benefits Institute shows that lost productivity due to illness cost employers $575 billion last year. The research further showed that for every dollar spent on health care benefits, another $0.61 is spent on illness-related absence,…
Written by Nigel Hartley, a Business Advisor with Shirlaws Are you fully aware of the effect of culture on your brand? Too often I hear business owners dismiss culture as ‘touchy feely” and having no real business value, which couldn’t be further from the truth. Your culture is your brand and without an aligned workforce, hopefully with a purpose, your business is worth nothing. In the previous article, we talked about the importance of values and the challenge of living them. This time we delve into the importance of “Purpose” and the rise of the B Corp. What is…
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, or ARPA. ARPA provides $1.9 trillion in federal stimulus which includes a handful of items directly affecting employers and their employees. Among other provisions, ARPA created a 100% COBRA Premium Subsidy and additional COBRA enrollment rights for certain employees (and their families) who lost group health plan coverage due to an involuntary termination of employment or a reduction of hours. Today, we’ll break down how ARPA will affect employers specifically when it comes to the COBRA Premium Subsidy. Who qualifies for the COBRA Premium Subsidy? From…
In this Expert Interview, AdvancingWellness CEO Mari Ryan is joined by author, speaker, and leadership expert Alain Hunkins.   Mari Ryan: Welcome to the Workplace Wellbeing Essentials Series. I’m Mari Ryan. I’m the CEO and founder of Advancing Wellness. It is my pleasure to welcome you today to this expert interview where we explore topics that impact employee wellbeing. My guest today is Alain Hunkins. Alain helps high-achieving people become high-achieving leaders. In his over 20-year career he has worked with over 2000 groups of leaders in 25 countries. His clients include Walmart, Pfizer, Citigroup, General Electric, State Farm Insurance.…
Leaders are always in the spotlight. In the last year, even more so. As this decade unfolded, we were presented with profound challenges. We immediately looked to our leaders – in government, business, communities – to help us maintain our equilibrium and to show us how to move ahead in our daily lives. We are still charting the way forward in our post-pandemic world. What we know is that when our leaders lead well they build the bridges that employees need to be well, which is essential to creating a thriving workforce and a successful organization. In the book Cracking
Businesses that need a new chief executive officer, a new chief financial officer, or a new chief operations officer – to name a few, often seek out executive search consultants to assist them in conducting the executive search. More often than not businesses use executive recruiters for these high-level positions because they want an outside perspective to manage the search process as opposed to using their Human Resources departments to conduct and manage the search. executive search executive recruiter CEO CFO COO…