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Putting Stress Management First: Highlights From Our Wellbeing Conference

By Jaclyn Albright  

wellbeing, corporate wellness, Nashville Tenn.

On May 16, we hosted our third annual Elements of a Healthy Culture Wellbeing Conference at the Music City Center. The event was a huge success, with 200 of Middle Tennessee’s HR and business leaders gathered to discuss stress management solutions for the workplace. This year’s conference featured several stress expert speakers, a workplace yoga demonstration, guided meditation and mini massages.

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Acclaimed Workplace Stress Expert to Share Insights with Nashville Employers

By Kelly Holt, CHC  

Jim Porter knows how to reduce stress in the workplace. His new book, “Stop Stress This Minute,” is the winner of the 2012 Silver Award from the National Health Information Awards. His programs have been used in hundreds of hospitals, by corporations such as Time Inc. and The Mayo Clinic, and on military bases and in government agencies including NASA, the U.S. Navy, Homeland Security and the U.S. Army. He is a nationally acclaimed stress expert, author and president of StressStop.com.

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Leadership Reboot: 5 Ways To Update Your Leadership Style

By Kellie Conn, SPHR  

Certain approaches to leadership were great for certain times, certain organizations and certain people. But those times, organizations and people are changing. Consider the following five tips that can help refresh your approach to sharing your vision, evaluating performance, developing talent and maintaining a collaborative work environment of continuous improvement.

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Paradigm Group’s Third Annual Wellbeing Conference

By Kelly Holt, CHC  

We’re gearing up for our third annual Elements of a Healthy Culture Wellbeing Conference on May 16, 2017. This year’s focus will be stress management solutions for the workplace. The half-day conference will feature several nationally recognized stress experts who will share innovative and practical solutions for employers to help employees manage and reduce workplace stress.

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President Trump’s Executive Order: Minimizing the Economic Burden of the ACA Pending Repeal

By Natalie Withers  

ust a few hours after taking office, President Trump signed an Executive Order giving federal agencies the ability to dismantle large parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In the two-page order, President Trump gave the authority to department heads of executive departments and federal agencies to “minimize the unwarranted economic and regulatory burdens” of the ACA. It also stated that they should prepare to give the States more “flexibility and control” to create more healthcare options for consumers.

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Politics in the Workplace: What’s Best for All of Us?

By Kellie Conn, SPHR  

Employers have an interest in maintaining a politically neutral environment, but employees have protections when it comes discussing political matters at work. Federal and state laws require employers to allow certain types of activities that may be considered political in nature. The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) guarantees the right of both union and non-union employees to engage in “protected concerted activity”. Employers cannot keep employees from concerted political speech, meaning they cannot prohibit or take adverse action against employees for discussing terms and conditions of employment –which may include current political topics such as the fate of the Affordable Care Act.

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