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Corporate Wellness Sketchbook
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How to Run a Wellness Challenge - with checklist!

How to Run a Wellness Challenge We’ve spent our last few blog posts outlining why wellness programs work and why wellness challenges are our favorite way to engage staff. Read on to learn about how to run your own wellness challenge... Running…
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Elements of an Effective Wellness Challenge

Elements of an Effective Wellness Challenge Corporate wellness pays for itself many times over. If you’re reading this, we encourage you to study the many solutions that HR departments are using to make people healthier and happier. This…
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Use Motivation Theory To Recruit Participants

What’s in it for me? That’s what your employees may be asking themselves when they hear about your wellness program. It’s a natural question. People are encouraged to do something if it will provide a benefit or the alternative would have…
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Is Your Workplace Wellness Program Compliant?

So your company is ready to start a wellness program -- congratulations! Workplace wellness initiatives can be a great addition to company culture and benefits offerings. These programs have been shown to increase productivity, decrease…
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Hancock County’s Motivation Secrets for A Successful Program

You are more likely to participate in physical activity in your neighborhood if you happen to live by a walking trail or comprehensive bike lane system.  The physical environment, however, is not the only environmental factor contributing to…
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How Moda's corporate wellness challenge engaged half of staff

Imagine running a wellness challenge so engaging that more staff participate than watch the Super Bowl each year. That’s exactly what happened with Moda Health. Here’s how... Meet Moda Moda Health is a leading healthcare company…
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Boost Program Participation with Effective Communication

What keeps members from participating in an organization's wellness program? It may surprise you, but one factor is the knowledge gap. According to a recent employee survey, 69% of employees that were not participating in a wellness program were…
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Program Tips from OHSU's Walkstar Admin

Our clients large and small all have the same goal; to run a successful wellness initiative where engagement is high, and people are left asking, “When are we going to do that again?” One of our customer admins, Angela for OHSU, ran…

How to Sell a Walking Challenge to Your Boss

Walker Tracker is often contacted by HR and Benefits professionals looking for a solution to get their employees up and moving. Many times, once they find a solution, the next step is getting approval for the purchase from those higher up the…
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Promoting Your Wellness Program

You’ve done all the planning and set up, and now it’s time to invite your members to join your wellness program. You know they will enjoy it, but how will you get your members excited for the program? Make your pitch quickly! People…