Returns On Wellbeing Institute helps HR professionals, C Suites and Boards of Directors embrace employee wellbeing as a bottom-line business strategy. We provide in-depth expert interviews, real-world case studies and original research to help companies implement evidence-based, socially responsible wellbeing initiatives that deliver real returns.
Rhino Foods Fosters Financial Wellbeing With Income Advance
Debora Rolland, Executive Director of the Rhino Foods Foundation, explains how employers can help employees meet every day financial needs with Income Advance, an inexpensive and easy-to-set-up program that can support financial wellness for employees and increase morale, productivity, retention.
What Employers Need To Know About Medical Debt
Expert interview with Allison Sesso, the Executive Director of RIP Medical Debt, a nonprofit organization dedicated to removing the burden of medical debt that has helped over 2 million people abolish more than $3 billion of oppressive medical debt.
Expert Interview: Diana Bishop, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego
In this interview, Diana explains how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) contributes to workplace absenteeism, healthcare costs, and mental illness, and provides an overview of ACEs to help employers understand.
Simon Berger of Make A Difference Summits
The Returns On Wellbeing Institute Podcast interviewed Simon Berger, co-founder of Make A Difference Summits, a company that organizes events around the world to help employers eradicate the stigma around mental health in the workplace.
In this podcast, we get Simon’s personal observations on how workplace mental health is taking shape in the UK, Europe, USA and countries where MAD World operates, including:
- Why the workplace central in addressing mental health
- The costs of not addressing employee mental health
- How the UK and Europe approach workplace mental health
- Examples of employers with effective mental health programs
Expert Interview: Paul Scialla, Founder and CEO of Delos
In commercial real estate, there’s a growing movement toward Well Buildings that improve indoor work environments and contribute to better employee health and wellbeing which can lead to higher productivity, engagement and profitability.
The Returns On Wellbeing Institute Podcast interviewed Paul Scialla, founder and CEO of Delos, a real estate and technology company with a mission to boost human health and wellbeing, and founder of the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), a Leed-like certifying organization for Well Buildings.
In this interview, Paul discusses how Well Building principles are improving indoor workspaces and discusses research at the Well Living Lab, a Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration dedicated to identifying how indoor environments impact human health and well-being.
Paul explains how all businesses can affordably implement Well Building principles to adapt existing workspaces and new workspace considerations, particularly considering Covid-19. Finally, he explains how HR can make the case for Well Building improvements to CEOs and Boards of Directors as a bottom-line strategy.
To learn more about Delos visit Delos.com.
Expert Interview: Dale Cook, Founder, Learn To Live: New Approaches to Mental Health in the Workplace
Employee mental health challenges are on the rise and spiking employee stress levels from challenges both inside and outside the workplace are hindering job performance and contributing to higher healthcare costs. CDC has recently shown that depression is now a leading cause of physical illness, which directly impacts employer bottom lines.
To address this mental health crisis, employers must take steps to remove the stigma around workplace mental illness and offer mental and emotional wellbeing programs that address high out-of-pocket costs for mental health services.
In this podcast, Dale Cook, founder of Learn to Live, addresses the prevalence and reasons behind the rise of mental health issues in the workplace and discusses tools and strategies that employers can use to help employees get the help they need, including:
The current state of mental health of today’s workforce
How rising stress and depression affect the workplace
What’s behind the rise in mental health challenges?
What role do employers have in addressing mental illness?
How virtual teletherapy is helping employees get the help they need
How cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) helps workers develop coping skills
About Our Guest
Learn to Live’s mission is empowering people to improve their mental fitness. They support members by providing online assessments, 24/7 online programs, live coaching and other resources that address challenges with stress, anxiety, depression, social anxiety, and insomnia. Learn to Live members include college students, health plan members, employees and many others from all walks of life. Visit: www.learntolive.com