Entries by Taylor

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The Lighter Side of Thanksgiving

Welcome back, Jessica – Thanks for blogging for us again! In true Walker Tracker style, we’re happy to advocate for a balanced approach to enjoyment and wellness during the holiday.  That means spending quality time with your family, friends and community, staying active, and having a ton of fun along the way. Check out the post […]

Hiking Adventures To Promote Social Wellness

I’d like to introduce you to a company close to my heart.  We’ve known each other for 25+ years and they offered me my first job (albeit digging through boxes and boxes of files when I was 13 or so). Welcome to the show, CIDA!  CIDA just happens to be the company my father built.  […]

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NYC Partner: Physician-Based Corporate Wellness Solutions

Are you in the New York City area? We’re happy to introduce our newest Walker Tracker partner: Physician-Based Corporate Wellness Solutions.  We’ve joined forces to improve engagement and depth of your wellness program at discounted rates.  Read on to learn more about their offerings and how, together, our services can lead to long-term engagement and […]

Women in Tech

On January 27th we took some of the team to a very special event here in Portland: SUPER: WOMEN IN TECH Live Storytelling. The night was made by the 6 incredible speakers who boldly divulged their stories to a room full of eager ears.  We listened, we laughed, we related and we all left feeling a bit more empowered. […]

Featured Blogger: Try a New Taste!

I am thrilled to introduce you to our guest blogger, Ashley, from Dovel Technologies. They have been walking (and running, and swimming, and biking, and – you get the point) with Walker Tracker since 2014.  Quite the model for an encouraging and engaging Wellness program, their communications to participants are meaningful, applicable and continue to draw attention back […]

Walker Tracker On The Road: A Wellness Fair

What’s it take to engage employees in wellness events? Working with hundreds of clients in my 5+ years at Walker Tracker I’ve learned that a few small things bring simple joy and excitement to participants: Acknowledgment – announcing your participants’ successes is huge! Intrinsic motivation is fabulous, but external reinforcement seals the deal. Prizes – […]

The dangers of all things…. PUMPKIN!

It’s that time of year – pumpkin spice this, pumpkin bread that. I did a little investigating. Below are two of the most popular pumpkin items this time of year and how to make it healthier.   The number 1 offender: The Pumpkin Spice latte This tops my list because it’s a sneaky one – […]

10 ways: stay active in less than ideal weather

As a native Oregonian, I am no stranger to long bouts of rain and months without seeing the sun (slight sarcasm, but really, it’s pretty gray here!). So, I get it. When it’s cold and rainy (or snowy/icy/wet) outside, it’s hard to get out there and take a long walk or even find motivation to […]