Ten Tips for Organizational Wellness

September 8, 2011

By Joyce Odidison

September 8, 2011

By Joyce Odidison

1. Systemize! – Develop a system or multi-prong approach to organizational wellness that communicates the value of wellness to staff.

2. Empower Your Staff! – Knowledge is power! Ensure Knowledge and information is effectively managed and appropriately shared to reduce uncertainty, fear and anxiety among staff. Happy staff are more productive!

3. Introduce Flexibility! – Provide multiple options as well as coaching for staff to improve their skills, performance and productivity and reward them for achieving set goals.

4. Introduce Work Life Balance Measures! – Institute work life balance processes such as flex time and institute procedures such as life coaching to help staff cope with family needs and crisis

5. Have Adequate Professional Development – Provide adequate training in Coaching, Communication and Interpersonal conflict resolution for managers and supervisors. This will positively impact your bottom line!

6. Make Appropriate Organizational Responses – Design policies and procedures that reflect current workforce trends and effectively respond to work challenges.

7. Reduce Workplace Stress! – Institute proper measures to reduce and respond to employee disagreements and conflicts. Conflicts are going to happen!

8. Invest in Your Staff – It will be Rewarded! – Provide a properly equipped lunch area that where staff can easily fix or heat up healthy lunches and snacks! Provide subsidies for health club memberships and wellness resources and services.

9. Get Staff Involved! -Encourage staff to take quick walks at lunch to get fresh air. Studies show that employees who go outside will be more productive than those who grab a quick lunch at their desks.

10. The Individual Must Play A Part Too! –Encourage staff to develop personal wellness plans and if necessary seek wellness coaching to reduce their personal stress to resolve family and personal relationship issues.

For more information or to arrange a consultation, contact Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc.

Your Interpersonal Wellness coach at: admin@interpersonalwellness.com or phone @ 668-5283

About the author

Joyce Odidison is a Conflict Analyst, Speaker, Author, thought leader, and the world’s leading expert on the Wellness Competency Alignment concept to improve and measure wellness behaviours in organizations. Joyce is President & CEO of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. for over 25. She is Founder of the Global Workplace Wellness Summit and What’s Happening at Work podcast. Joyce is the author of six books. She has Founded and leads Coach Velocity School of Coaching, an approved program by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is the Publisher of Faces of Workplace Wellness Magazine. Joyce is a C-Suite level workplace wellness expert and corporate trainer driving inclusive workplace wellness strategies for organizations globally. She can be reached at phone 1 877 999-9591 www.interpersonalwellness.com

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