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Want to build engagement? Think like a marketer. (Part 1)

Hello, my name is Doug Berkowitz, and I’m a recovering direct marketer. Two years ago, I switched from a 14-year career in marketing services to become SVP of Operations at LifeSpeak, where we work with our clients to help their employees be healthy, happy, and productive. Since then, I’ve been privileged to see, watch and learn how our clients are generating engagement in the HR programs that they work so hard to provide. And what I’ve come to understand is that building engagement with employees is much like selling your product to the public, so why not apply key direct...

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Radio interview: How LifeSpeak helps employers address mental health in the workplace

How can employers use technology to improve mental health among their staff? We sat down with Kris McCusker from 680 News to discuss. Click below to listen. [audio mp3="http://lifespeak.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Annas-interview-on-680-Radio-News-compressed.mp3"][/audio] TRANSCRIPT Kris McCusker: I'm Kris McCusker. Discussion around...

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Retirement security is a significant priority for millennials.

The US is gradually approaching a retirement crisis, and millennials know it. People are living more than thirty years past the official retirement age of 65, which means social programs are being stretched thin and...

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What you can do to help your employees conquer their financial stress.

No matter how much your employees try to “leave work at work and home at home”, certain issues are just too monumental to compartmentalize. You know how hard it is to go to work on...

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Children’s mental health shouldn’t be overlooked.

“She’s going through a phase.” “He’ll grow out of it.” These are common statements adults use to explain or justify children’s behavior. We’re so quick to label kids mischievous, reserved, or hot-tempered that we often...

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Webinar recording: Strategies for addressing bullying in the workplace

Seeking civility? In this webinar, internationally recognized expert and author Catherine Mattice explains: Bullying and harassment Damage caused to targets, bystanders, and the organization Reasons organizations should address bullying Ways to end bullying Creating sustainable...

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How can aging affect mental health?

What do you picture when you imagine your retirement? Whether it’s spending more time with loved ones or traveling the world, we all want to experience our golden years with as much comfort and independence...

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9 healthy activities you can do at work.

These days, it seems like everything is detrimental to your health in some way. With all the conflicting reports on topics like recommended caffeine intake, the benefits and dangers of carbohydrates, and even the effects...

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4 interesting ways mental illness is addressed around the world.

Over the past few months we’ve posted extensively about mental health, exploring everything from specific mental illnesses to various treatment and support options. We’ve covered a lot of ground so far, but it’s really just...

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Can your home or workplace affect your mental health?

It goes without saying that some environments are more conducive to certain activities than others. For instance, the quiet of a library makes it an excellent place to study, while the blaring music of a...

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8 preventative measures to combat employee theft.

Whether your business is retail or real estate, no organization is immune to employee theft. Many managers think it’s enough to install security cameras and tough firewalls, but there are some cultural ways you can...

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LifeSpeak video training excerpt: Being mindful about unwanted emotions

In this video training excerpt, Dr. Susan Orsillo explains common responses to negative emotions, and how to deal with these emotions more mindfully. Further reading 5 easy ways to improve your mental health today. Understanding stress, anxiety, and...

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Understanding stress, anxiety, and depression.

Millions of Americans experience some form of stress, anxiety, or depression everyday, so it's crucial for all of us to understand these three definitions.

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