By: NWI Staff
The Redesigning Wellness podcast explores the world of corporate health to help employers build strategic wellness programs that engage employees.
In this podcast, Jen Arnold interviews experts in various specialties to demystify the common worksite wellness program. She’ll also spend time sharing barriers to help get your wellness program moving forward.
You’ll discover common sense approaches to wellness, tips for engaging employees and how to implement a program that your employees actually like.
181: Building an Inclusion Revolution with Colleen Reilly, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Immersive Worlds
Incorporating technology into culture doesn’t have to take away from the humanistic aspect. In fact, Colleen Reilly, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Immersive Worlds, would say it’s just the opposite. Technology opens up new worlds of possibility for creating a human centered and connected culture.
Colleen has had a robust career in the wellness industry for over 20 years. She not only founded Total Well-being, one of the nation’s leading providers of corporate well-being consulting, but has worked with corporate giants like Coors Brewing Company, Mayo Clinic, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Boeing, and Keurig Green Mountain to name a few.
In today’s episode, Colleen shares an overview of her extensive and varied career in the wellness industry, including her start with Coors Brewing and the professional twists and turns she experienced after leaving. She discusses her thoughts on the industry’s current climate and recent shifts, including employees now looking for wellness as a cultural norm in their workplaces.
Colleen explains how she sees technology integrating with culture and her opinion that advanced tech can increase the humanistic element of wellness rather than take away from it. She gives a few concrete examples of how virtual reality initiatives are accomplishing this task. Finally, she briefly touches on the fourth industrial revolution and its implications on wellness before highlighting a few of her most important tips and action steps.