Organizational Wellness & Learning Systems worked with the National Guard Bureau providing strategic consulting, training-of-trainers, and evaluation in the development of their Prevention, Treatment & Outreach program. This was a very successful program and incorporated an adapted version of “Team Readiness” from our evidence-based Team Awareness program. This document reviews results of our program evaluation, [...]
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence. --Abigail Adams In the long history of (humanity) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. --Charles Darwin Competency-based wellness champions can benefit from deliberate learning experiences that encourage improvisation and collaboration. My experience (and research) tells me that most people [...]
Who said entrepreneurs have no stress? Dr. Bennett was interviewed May 29th by Sarah Zink from Tech Talk radio. Two key ideas discussed.
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The Healthy Workplace Model: Evidence-Based Tools for Teams, Leaders, and a Resilient Climate There are many ideas regarding "A Healthy Workplace"
There is growing awareness that a healthy workplace includes a healthy social climate. One where employees and managers work together to intentionally create opportunities for healthy interaction. We believe that a healthy climate is a "nexus" point for a variety of good things to happen: Download image Productivity and financial return depends upon [...]
Many work organizations recognize that job stress can be a significant cost to doing business and are starting to do something about it. The research is quite clear that, without any prevention program in place, stress takes its toll on employer-relevant outcomes like
This holiday season has evoked some new ideas about stress and resilience that may be helpful to readers. These ideas center around transforming stress into an opportunity to thrive during the holidays. First, I had been collecting stories of people who have recovered from severe stress and found a common set of themes in [...]
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Been doing more reading on resilience and neuroplasticity and its seems that resilience, specifically LEARNING how to BOTH overcome and thrive from stress, is an essential part of well-being. Two things seem to be at work. First, while it is difficult to maintain a healthy habit and a positive mood state when we are faced with [...]