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Expert Interview: Michelle Spehr (Part 2)

September 11 2018 / by Mari Ryan posted in wellness, worksite wellbeing, workplace wellbeing, Worksite Wellness, employee wellness, worksite well-being, Wellbeing, hr, wellness program, wellness strategy, workplace culture, mindfulness research, mindfulness at work, mindfulness, leadership support for wellbeing, leadership skills

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videoMichelle Spehr, MA, M.Ed., MCHES, CWWPC is the co-founder and Chief Framework Officer of the Mindful City Project. With more than a decade of consulting experience, her contributions to this initiative, include developing frameworks that strengthen the capacity of communities to apply mindfulness in ways that positively change mindsets and reinvent how people connect and work together. Michelle also works as a health and wellness consultant at the Benefit Services Group, Inc. In this role, she helps employers identify and apply creative solutions that address well-being at both the employee and the organizational levels. Michelle earned her Master’s degree in both Communications and Health Education. Her professional credentials include certifications as a masters-level health educations specialist in worksite wellness consultant and a faculty designation from WELCOA.

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Coming to Your Workplace Soon: Mindfulness

September 10 2018 / by Mari Ryan posted in Worksite Wellness, Wellbeing, Worksite Culture, workplace culture, worksite wellbeing, workplace wellbeing, hr, employee well-being, human resources, workplace wellness, mindfulness at work, mindfulness research, mindfulness

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Expert Interview: Michelle Spehr (Part 1)

September 04 2018 / by Mari Ryan posted in wellness, worksite wellbeing, workplace wellbeing, Worksite Wellness, employee wellness, worksite well-being, Wellbeing, hr, wellness program, wellness strategy, workplace culture, mindfulness research, mindfulness at work, mindfulness, leadership support for wellbeing, leadership skills

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Michelle Spehr, MA, M.Ed., MCHES, CWWPC is the co-founder and Chief Framework Officer of the Mindful City Project. With more than a decade of consulting experience, her contributions to this initiative, include developing frameworks that strengthen the capacity of communities to apply mindfulness in ways that positively change mindsets and reinvent how people connect and work together. Michelle also works as a health and wellness consultant at the Benefit Services Group, Inc. In this role, she helps employers identify and apply creative solutions that address well-being at both the employee and the organizational levels. Michelle earned her Master’s degree in both Communications and Health Education. Her professional credentials include certifications as a masters-level health educations specialist in worksite wellness consultant and a faculty designation from WELCOA.

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Focus: An Essential Leadership Skill

September 04 2018 / by Mari Ryan posted in Worksite Wellness, Wellbeing, Worksite Culture, workplace culture, worksite wellbeing, workplace wellbeing, hr, employee well-being, human resources, workplace wellness, mindfulness at work, mindfulness research, mindfulness

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Do your leaders understand the business imperative of wellbeing?

April 09 2018 / by Mari Ryan posted in Worksite Wellness, Personal health, Wellbeing, Community, Culture, Worksite Culture, gratitude at work, worksite wellbeing, appreciation at work, workplace wellbeing, happiness at work, workplace volunteer programs, improving employee productivity, workplace culture, Massachusetts health, wellness, employee experience, employee loyalty, leadership skills, employee happiness, leadership, company leadership, ceo, cfo, c suite leadership, leading wellbeing, employee wellness, worksite well-being, office lunch, lunch break, work productivity loss, employee wellness goals, mindfulness, creative leadership, millennials, productivity, eap, money, assistance, employee benefits, benefits, managers, middle management, health program, employee performance, healthy workplace, friendships at work, social connections, strategy, wellness strategy, wellness program, talent management, wellness technology, gallup

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I’d like you to think back to your first job. Your first corporate job. What was that job like? I was a clerk, coding premium payments at a life insurance company in Hartford, Connecticut. It wasn’t a very intellectually challenging or stimulating job, but I quickly learned there was something that was really special about this place that I was working. 

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Expert Interview: Tara Healey

February 06 2018 / by Mari Ryan posted in wellness, worksite wellbeing, workplace wellbeing, Worksite Wellness, employee wellness, worksite well-being, meditation, mindfulness, productivity, c suite leadership, ceo, company leadership, Wellbeing, mindfulness at work, meditation at work, Tara Healey, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Is mindfulness in the workplace just a passing fad? Why is it becoming so popular? Why now? In this expert interview with Tara Healey of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, we explore why mindfulness is here to stay.

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How to Influence Innovative Thinking and Motivate People: A Culture of Mindfulness

February 05 2018 / by Mari Ryan posted in creative leadership, work productivity loss, worksite well-being, leadership support for wellbeing, employee wellness, leading wellbeing, c suite leadership, cfo, ceo, company leadership, leadership, leadership skills, cultural competence, wellness, Massachusetts health, Culture, Wellbeing, Worksite Wellness, mindfulness, meditation, productivity

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