How to Build a For-Real Culture of Health (And Not Just a Pretend One)


Laura Putnam presents Activating Managers Boot Camp

Laura Putnam, MA

CEO and Founder, Motion Infusion, Inc.

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We hear lots of companies and communities boast about having a “Culture of Health,” but are these for real or are they just pretend? Join Laura Putnam, author of “Workplace Wellness That Works”, to learn about how every employer, clinician, health promotion provider and community can adapt their current efforts to build Culture of Health that are For-Real. While there is broad acceptance that health is greatly influenced by the larger social fabric and where we live, work and play, carving out a Culture of Health is easier said than done. In this provocative and interactive session, we’ll take an honest look at “Culture of Health” – what it really means, and how you can go about building one in your organization and your community that’s not just for show. Attendees will walk away with template as well as actionable takeaways that can be applied immediately.

Presenter Bio(s):

Laura Putnam, MA, author of the #1 Amazon Hot New Release in HR & Personnel Management, “Workplace Wellness That Works” (WILEY, 2015), is CEO and founder of Motion Infusion, a leading well-being and learning provider. Her work has been covered by MSNBC, The New York Times, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, and NPR. She is a former urban public high school teacher, learning and development professional, public policy advocate, international community organizer, dancer, gymnast and now a movement-builder in the world of health and wellbeing. A leading authority on how organizations can promote well-being at work and how leaders and managers can inspire employees to adopt healthier behaviors, Laura is a frequent international keynote speaker and trains managers and leaders around the world. She works with a range of organizations from Fortune 500s to government agencies to academic institutes and nonprofits. She is the recipient of the American Heart Association’s “2020 Impact” award as well as the National Wellness Institute’s “Circle of Leadership” award. A graduate of Brown University and Stanford University, Laura lives in San Francisco with her fiancé.