The Healthy Workplace Model: Evidence-Based Tools for Teams, Leaders, and a Resilient Climate There are many ideas
Everyone talks about time pressure and stress and their impact at home, at work, and on health. But there is much more of a focus on the problem than the solution. About 15 years ago I spoke to a group of medical directors from Fortune 100 companies. They told me that the biggest driver of [...]
May 5-8 in Anderson, Indiana
This brief video can be a handy tool for any manager who has stress in their job (someone you know?). Dr. Joel Bennett gave the keynote lunch presentation last year to the Association of Washington Cities on the topic of Manager Stress. This short video captures key ideas from that presentation. Key ideas include the [...]
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evidence-based consultation “Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.” Albert Einstein Is it possible that the current state of workplace wellness has stalled? Employers have been sold health promotion as a singular program, an individual commodity, even a SmartPhone "app." But studies show that the most effective programs--the ones [...]
National Guard: Prevention, Treatment, and Outreach. OWLS is very proud to have now been helping (for almost six years) the National Guard, providing training, program development, coaching, and systems consultation on their Prevention, Treatment Outreach (PTO) initiative. We have worked closely to train and support over 50 Prevention Coordinators (PCs), those service members who provide [...]
American Council of Engineering Companies Life/ Health Insurance Trust. OWLS is excited to have been working with ACEC in a consulting capacity for the past 18 months, providing guidance related to the development, design, and implementation of their new Designed Wellness program. The vision of the ACEC Life/Health Trust is to establish the Consulting Engineer [...]
Stress, Health and Wellbeing in Practice: Workplace Leadership and Leveraging Stress for Positive Outcomes
Chapter to appear Summer/Fall (2013) "Stress, Health and Wellbeing in Practice: Workplace Leadership and Leveraging Stress for Positive Outcomes" (James Campbell Quick, Joel B. Bennett, M/ Blake Hargrove). Forthcoming in P. Chen and C.L. Cooper (Eds.), Wellbeing in the Workplace: From Stress to Happiness, Oxford and New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
Chapter to appear Winter/Spring (2013) "The "We" in Wellness: Workplace Health Promotion as a Positive Force for Health in Society" (Joel B. Bennett & Lois E. Tetrick) in the new book (http://www.siop.org/Store/Files/243.pdf) Using Industrial-Organizational Psychology for the Greater Good Helping Those Who Help Others Edited by Julie B. Olson-Buchanan, Laura L. Koppes Bryan, Lori Foster [...]