Do, Speak, Create: Activating Managers to Become
Multipliers of Well-Being | WL1
Laura Putnam, CEO, Motion Infusion
Crockett Dale, CEO, Healthstat
Wednesday, April 4 | 11: 30 a.m. - 12: 30 p.m.
The evidence is clear: Well-being is good for people, good for the organization and essential for building
winning teams. Yet, despite the many offerings available in most organizations — from walking challenges
to flextime — most employees are opting out. So what’s holding people back from engaging more with
well-being at work? Studies show that the manager may be the gatekeeper. With insights gleaned from
a case study, learn how your organization can unlock the potential of managers to be multipliers of
well-being with three simple practices — Do, Speak and Create. Whether you are a manager or work
with managers, you’ll gain a fresh perspective on what it really takes to become a high-performing team
Specify three reasons why well-being is essential for enhancing engagement, productivity and
Recognize how the manager can be the primary contributor toward enhanced employee well-being
Incorporate three strategies that managers can use to build winning teams
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Josh Lipscomb, Director of Total Rewards and People Analytics, Brinker International
Steven Parker, Vice President of Customer Success, Limeade
Wednesday, April 4 | 2 - 3 p.m.
Brinker International, parent company of Chili’s Grill and Bar and Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurants, is
known for having a palpable culture that customers can feel. And the Brinker restaurants that do that
best are the ones that excel in the areas of employee engagement and well-being. Josh Lipscomb and
Steve Parker will explain how the company launched an engagement platform to its diverse population
of employees — ranging from tenured executives to millennial bussers and servers working part-time.
They’ll explain how the company has leveraged technology and a whole-person approach to well-being
to improve engagement while delivering tangible business results.
Pinpoint best practices for designing a well-being and engagement program that fits your culture
Deliver relevant activities that all departments can rally around
Explore five essential areas of well-being: social, community, financial, physical and career
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Rob Thurston, President, HR Consulting Group
Thursday, April 5 | 9: 15 - 10: 15 a.m.
Financial wellness tools. Wellness coaches. Gamification. Wearable and tracking devices. Employers
have no shortage of tools at their disposal as they attempt to move the needle on health and financial
well-being. The challenge is figuring out what practices are actually going to make a difference. Drawing
from the experiences of several major companies, Rob Thurston will provide you with proven tools and
strategies for building a world-class wellness program that successfully delivers results.
Determine which components of a program should be developed internally and which should be
Personalize the experience so it’s meaningful to each participant
Effectively utilize technology to engage Gen Xers and millennials, in particular