June 12, 2024

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A New Approach to Boost Workplace Health, Employee Well-being, and High Performance

Looking for a new approach to organizational health and employee well-being?

As stress mounts for employees in their personal and financial life, the rate of chronic diseases and mental health is on the rise. We must change our approach to get ahead of this global health and wellness epidemic.

 Employee well-being is more crucial than ever. this is why Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. (IWS) has expanded their revolutionary approach - the Wellness Improvement System®. This system, combined with a robust well-being curriculum, empowers organizations to foster a high-performance culture through comprehensive well-being solutions to promote psychological safety, and optimize mental health.

What is Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc.?

Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. is a global leader in whole person well-being training, coaching and development. Since 1997, they have partnered with organizations to cultivate interpersonal health and wellness culture for high performance. Their nine-dimension whole wellness system is designed to enhance individual health, happiness, satisfaction, and engagement. By focusing on nine dimensions that builds mind, spirit, body, relationships, and environment, IWS provides resources that nurture comprehensive well-being.

Why This Matters Now

At the heart of every successful organization is the well-being of its people. Employee well-being directly impacts trust, collaboration, loyalty, and overall job satisfaction. By optimizing interpersonal skills and fostering a positive work environment, organizations can see a significant boost in productivity and retention. They can also improve the lives of their employees.

Well-being directly impacts trust

The Four-Step Wellness Improvement System® (WIS®)

IWS's Wellness Improvement System is a robust framework that integrates an assessment, competency alignment, KPI tracking, and a curriculum to drive organizational success.

Step 1: The Wellness Assessment

The Wellness Assessment uses a nine-dimensional instrument to gather intelligence on 27 psychosocial spheres. This thorough analysis helps identify well-being risks that may hinder employee potential.

Step 2: Well-being Competency Alignment

Aligning well-being competencies with organizational goals ensures that employees have the necessary skills to thrive.

Step 3: Well-being KPI Tracking

Tracking well-being KPIs allows organizations to monitor progress and make data-driven decisions to enhance workplace wellness.

Step 4: Well-being Intelligence Curriculum Learning

The Well-being Intelligence Curriculum™ offers a continuous supply of strategies, training, and tools to support workplace wellness initiatives. Designed to build over 200 micro skills and well-being competencies, the curriculum offers well-being training and development courses and learning content for Coaches, Consultants, HR teams, gyms, Wellness programs, EAP and Health plans to transform employee well-being and organizational health.

Benefits of a Competency-Based Well-being Program

Implementing a well-structured well-being program yields measurable benefits:

  • 50% Reduction in Workplace Accidents: A safer work environment leads to fewer accidents.
  • 40% Improvement in Work Performance Quality: Enhanced well-being translates to higher quality work.
  • 30% Reduction in Absenteeism: Healthier employees are more present and engaged.
  • 50% Less Voluntary Attrition: Employees are more likely to stay with an organization that values their well-being.
Dimensions and Competencies of Wellbeing - WIS

IWS Programs and Services

IWS offers a range of services to large and small markets.

1. Employee Well-being Reset 12 Week Program

Designed to reset and enhance employee well-being over 12 weeks, this program helps establish healthy habits and mindsets.

2. Well-being Risk Assessment

Weekly well-being sessions focus on resetting mindsets, behaviors, and healthy habits.

3. Well-being Intelligence Curriculum™ Starter Pack

This starter kit provides essential tools to optimize wellness initiatives.

4. Annual Well-being Curriculum Training Content Package

Organizations can choose from a range of well-being content and learning options in quarterly or annual packages.

5. Relational Leadership Resilience Training Package

Enhance leaders' ability to handle wellness crises with well-being coaching and conversation skills.

6. Workplace Wellness Starter Program

A comprehensive package to kickstart workplace wellness programs.

7. Well-being KPI Alignment Strategy Session

Structured sessions to align corporate well-being KPIs with organizational goals. Download the well-being KPI guide

8. Well-being Competency Alignment Package

Map existing well-being competencies and identify gaps for maximum engagement.

9. Wellness Facilitator Licensing

Become certified in the Well-being Intelligence System approach to help clients optimize workplace well-being.

10. Team Wellness Assessment with Dynamic Dashboard Access

Access dynamic dashboards to track team well-being assessments.

Providing Solutions for Various Organizations

IWS provides well-being learning content and solutions to all size organizations, from 1-hour webinars, workshops, programs, keynotes, wellness summits, retreats and events to entire curriculum for your enterprise. We provide customizable plug and play and OnDemand micro learning courses and programs to various industries including:

  • Employers & HR
    Drive employee engagement and create a high-performance hub of well-being at work.
  • EAP and Health Plans
    Access a wide range of competency-based micro-learning events and emotional wellness content for all industries.
  • Gyms & Health Facilities
    Attract and retain members with a tailored wellness system.
  • Brokers & Consultants
    Provide clients with high-value, competency-based well-being content and resources.
  • Partners & Affiliates
    IWS partners gain exclusive, competency-based wellness solutions and high-level learning solutions for your clients at an affordable rate.

By implementing the Wellness Improvement System® and utilizing the comprehensive well-being curriculum, organizations can create a thriving, resilient, and high-performing workplace culture.

FAQs

Q: What is the Interpersonal Wellness Improvement System®?

A: It's a comprehensive four-part system designed to enhance well-being, psychological safety, mindset, interpersonal skills, behaviour change, and performance in the workplace.

Q: How does the Well-being Intelligence Curriculum™ work?

A: Its provides customizable learning solutions to foster continuous learning with a competency-based approach. This includes a wide range of well-being training, courses, micro learning, OnDemand content, well-being reset sessions, and workplace wellness content to promote well-being in teams and groups, that improves mindset and behaviour.

Q: What are the benefits of a competency-based well-being program?

A: The key benefit is a customized range of learning solutions to address the organization's well-being needs, optimize mental health, improve work performance, promote health and performance, and lower voluntary attrition.

Q: Who can benefit from IWS services?

A: Employers, HR teams, health plans, gyms, health facilities, brokers, consultants, partners, wellness coaches, affiliates, and other partners can all benefit from using the wide range of curated content to enhance the well-being of their clients.

Q: How can I get started with IWS?

A: Setup a free consultation to learn more about our programs and packages available to find the best fit for your organization.

Something to Ponder

Do you need to change your approach to workplace well-being?

Action Step

Setup a free consultation with our team to discuss our 4-step process to improve health and performance at work.

About the author

Joyce Odidison is a pioneer and Thought Leader of the groundbreaking Wellness Improvement System and Well-being Intelligence Curriculum. With a career spanning over two decades as a Conflict Analyst, Professional Trainer, University Lecturer, and Master Certified Coach, Joyce remains dedicated to learning and development. As President and CEO of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc., she has designed and created many life changing programs such as the first ICF Approved Wellness Coach Training program, the Global Workplace Wellness Summit, and the Wellness Competency Academy that provides well-being training and coaching for professionals and their families. She continues to provide well-being training solutions and support for EAP plans, HR, Benefit Plans, Health care professionals, Coaches, Consultants and individuals looking to identify and mitigate their well-being risks.

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