Optimum Living

Corporate Wellbeing

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Escape the cult of average! 

It is no secret that in order to achieve the best business results, an organisation needs to have a relentless focus on its key success assets – their people. At a time when we are expecting more from our workforce, the impact of poor health and wellbeing is becoming more and more evident. Our international research illustrates this perfectly, 69% of teams reporting daily low energy levels, 78% describe being overwhelmed with their workload and are finding it difficult to make decisions, whereas 65% wake up each day NOT feeling refreshed or revitalised to start their work. These issues and more could be effecting the vitality, health and performance of you and your organisation.

Leading organisations are increasingly re-examining their value systems and are reaping the benefits of incorporating health and wellbeing into their work culture. Even small changes to a person’s lifestyle and habits facilitated through education related to nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices, can make a huge difference to the way people feel and perform. Want to guess the leading health challenge of facing employers today? No prizes for guessing stress!!!

Thriving, not just surviving! 

Giving employees the opportunity to invest in their own wellbeing at work puts them directly in the driving seat enabling them to be more productive, more energised and more engaged – all qualities that cannot fail to show ultimately as a benefit to business effectiveness and profits. This has been globally recognised and demonstrated in the recent formation of the Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces in 2013. Recent winners are IBM, Toyal America and Telefonica. The finalists this year are GSK and Chevron – where did your organisation come in the rankings?

Optimum Living have designed, managed and delivered successful, high impact health and wellbeing programmes across the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. These programmes have measurably improved the performance of individuals and teams, ensuring people thrive, not just survive in their competitive and challenging roles and industries. From improving energy and focus levels, to reducing absenteeism, increasing employee engagement and talent retention – the right corporate wellbeing programme does a lot more than tell people to eat better and exercise more. The World Economic Forum has predicted $47 trillion of cumulative output loss in the next two decades due to chronic diseases and mental health disorders. Employee wellbeing is a strategic imperative!

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Our Approach

Optimum Living’s wellbeing consulting and programmes offer a proactive and preventative approach to employee wellbeing, with the goal to educate, inform and inspire. The services we provide may encompass:

  • Individual 1-to-1 health assessments and coaching
  • Organisational health and wellbeing consulting services
  • Health workshops, keynotes, masterclasses and webinars exploring topics such as: Energy for Business, Personal Resiliency, Restful Sleep Strategies, Positive Life Balance, Mindfulness and Energised Business Travel.

The dynamics and requirements of each business are as individual as the people who work there. There is no “one-size fits all” offering, but more accurately a framework that offers an approach to implementation focusing purely on employee need and value. Our robust, consultation process enables us to create tailored programmes to precisely fit your company culture, employee demographic and specific requirements.

To create a platform to build a wellbeing culture and stimulate a positive, happier and healthier working environment for your business please contact us.

In addition, you can find further research material to support the business case for wellbeing at work here:

Testimonials

The seminar was educational, eye opening, entertaining and importantly reinforced key messages that will aid performance and reduce risks associated with alcohol consumption in the sporting population. Thanks very much for your expertise.

 

Rob Leather, Head Physio, LCCC

Colette is a hugely knowledgeable and highly enthusiastic individual who has a natural ability to inspire people to improve their understanding of health and wellbeing issues. Colette is armed with a number of simple but highly effective tips which will help make a difference to the quality of individual’s lives.

Phil, Analyst, Enterprise Operations Telecoms

Colette speaks with real passion and belief which really shines through.  She also shows true understanding and empathy with her audience.  Highly recommended for well-being and health coaching in the workplace.

Hilary, Internal Communications, Mobile Telecoms

Amazing and a truly inspiring presenter, Colette makes accessible to the busy person health and wellbeing. Thanks for showing us the way – I guarantee your expert advice and guidance will be put to good use within our team for a long time to come!

Matthew, Corporate Sales, Software

Inspired, invigorated and feeling valued. This is how I left Colette’s workshop. After 18 years in a Corporate environment, no-one had ever offered advice on how to manage stress or improve my nutrition and energy levels, so this was a breath of fresh air. Thank you kindly for your insight. I plan to make ‘big’ changes.

Helen, Marketing & Communications, Telecoms

The approach to the subject area was the crucial bit for me, Colette made it relevant to business needs and used language that made it easy to follow. From the workshop I have made a number of changes that are positively affecting my energy levels and productivity inside and outside of work and 3 months on they are still part of my life. I highly recommend Colette and Optimum Living’s approach to any large global business looking to make some ‘real’ improvements to their team’s wellbeing

Richard, Global Account Manager, Mobile Telecoms