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Our Favorite Things: Top Seven Benchmark Resources

While our favorite things might not be as elaborate or entertaining as Oprah’s, we think they’ll make your holiday season a little brighter (and healthier) at work. Browse our top seven resources from each of WELCOA’s Seven Benchmarks™ to start your wellness approach off right for 2019.

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WELCOA’s Seven Benchmark toolkits combine webinars, expert interviews, sample templates and more that will give you tips and tools to help guide you through the Well Workplace Process™. Explore our favorite resources from each of the toolkits and begin building your framework for creating a results-oriented, workplace wellness program.

Benchmark 1

Assess Your Company’s Leadership Support for Employee Wellness

If you’ve been looking for a tool to assess your company’s leadership support for wellness, here’s a useful tool that can help you. Simply download the survey and it’s ready for distribution.

Secret Strategy: You don’t know if you don’t ask.
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Benchmark 2

Ideas for Creating an Effective Wellness Team

Wellness Champions and High Performing Teams are the nuts and bolts of a successful wellness program. Use this handy infographic to understand what wellness champions are and why are they are important, what roles they can play, and how to manage your wellness team.

Secret Strategy: It also serves as a map to WELCOA’s best toolkit resources for Creating Cohesive Wellness Teams.
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Benchmark 3

Creating a Culture of Wellness: Quick Culture Inventory

When it comes to creating healthier workplaces, it’s all about culture. And to help you better understand the culture change process, we’ve created a WELCOA Quick Culture Inventory. Use this simple tool which will help to identify which of the major elements of your culture that need to be addressed in order to create a healthier climate for your employee

Secret Strategy: “Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.” – Simon Sinek, Start With Why
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Benchmark 4

10 Things to Consider When Developing Your Operating Plan

During the planning phase of a new or revised workplace wellness program, it’s important to anticipate some tough questions. To help you overcome this challenge, we’ve compiled a list of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to thinking through the design of the operating plan of workplace wellness programs.

Secret Strategy: “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
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Benchmark 5

Creating Sustainable Habit Change In Your Company Culture

As you are planning your workplace wellness interventions, use the Habits at Work tactical approaches to create alignment with your well workplace strategy and operating plan.

Secret Strategy: “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” – Mark Twain
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Benchmark 6

Sample Workplace Wellness Policy

If you’re starting from scratch or even preparing for an annual audit it can be difficult to create a comprehensive wellness policy. Consider using this template to organize your goals, objectives, scope, responsibilities, communication strategy and review procedures.

Secret Strategy: Get insider tips and tricks to continue to grow and develop over time.
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Benchmark 7

5 Reasons Why People Don’t Evaluate

Learn why evaluation is an essential part of your worksite wellness initiatives, but is often overlooked for a variety of reasons.

Secret Strategy: Use this quick guide as a point of reflection before applying for your Well Workplace Award.
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What’s next…

To improve your organization’s wellness culture, you have to measure it first. That’s why we put years of research into the new Well Workplace Checklist™. Take the 150-question interactive assessment to measure your program’s alignment with WELCOA’s Seven Benchmarks. With these Seven Benchmark resources you’re one step closer to a healthier and happier culture of wellness.

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