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Webinar: Managers on the Move: Building High-Performing Teams Through Well-Being

  • August 16, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar


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Webinar Description:   The high-performing managers of the future, aka, “Managers on the Move,” understand how to help their team members thrive - and why they should. It isn’t just common sense anymore that well-being creates higher performing organizations and teams - the evidence is piling up and the tide is in. Simply put, well-being is good for people, good for the organization and essential for building a winning team. Yet, despite the many offerings available - from walking challenges to meditation classes to flextime offerings - most employees are opting out. So, what’s holding people back from engaging more with well-being at work? Studies show it’s the manager! Learn the three simple practices that will make the difference: Do, Speak and Create. Whether you are a manager or one who works with managers, this session will give you a fresh perspective on what it really takes to be a team leader that inspires and enables team members to reach their full potential.

Video about the topic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlwcMiMvwEc

SHRM article (which is a condensed reprint of an article in the April issue of Training Magazine): https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/benefits/pages/managers-role-in-wellness-plans.aspx

Chief Executive Magazine article: https://chiefexecutive.net/how-you-can-make-workplace-wellness-work/

Learner Objectives:

  • Drawing from the research, explain the business case for well-being in regards to building a high-performing team.
  • Clarify the critical role that managers play in bringing well-being to their team members.
  • Apply the three simple practices of Do, Speak, Create to activate managers in your organization to become "multipliers of well-being!"

ATD Competency Model - Area of Expertise This Session Supports: Performance Improvement, Integrated Talent Management, Coaching

Speaker: Laura PutnamMA, is CEO and founder of Motion Infusion, a leading well-being and learning provider, and creator of Managers on the Move. She is the author of the #1 Amazon Hot New Release in HR & Personnel Management Workplace Wellness That Works (WILEY, 2015), and her work has been covered by MSNBC, The New York Times, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, and NPR. She is a former urban public high school teacher, L&D professional, public policy advocate, international community organizer, dancer, gymnast and now a movement-builder in the world of health and well-being. With a mission to get people and organizations “in motion,” Laura is a frequent keynote speaker and has worked with a range of organizations from Fortune 500s to government agencies to academic institutes and nonprofits. She is the recipient of the American Heart Association's "2020 Impact" award as well as the National Wellness Institute’s “Circle of Leadership” award. A graduate of Brown University and Stanford University, Laura lives in San Francisco with her fiancé.


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