As she describes in the episode, her career has evolved from designing equipment, to wellness and Lean in a health system, to her own firm. Her WISE framework means to work Well, Intelligent, Safe, and Empowered.
We'll talk about the need to be “HOT” (Humble, Open, and Transparent), the psychology of change, and more.
“I think the biggest threat to health promotion is doing things to people instead of with them.”Emily Elrod
I hope you enjoy the conversation like I did. You can listen to the audio or watch the video, below.
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For a link to this episode, refer people to www.leanblog.org/385.
Questions, Links, and More
- Introductions and professional background
- How did you shift from working on factory ergonomics to broader wellness?
- How did you first get introduced to formal improvement methodologies, Lean or otherwise?
- No quick fix
- Focusing on frustrations — stressors (physical or mental)
- HOT – humble, open, transparent
- Fight or flight… care or connect
- Know your body – when you “freeze”
- How do you define “wellness” from a corporate perspective? Is it different than how we might look at our own wellness as individuals?
- Success stories from healthcare? Struggles and lessons learned?
- Reactive vs. preventative
- Eliminating people :-(
- What have you learned about the psychology of change?
- Wellbeing, safety, leadership
- Tell us about WISE work
Mark and Emily's conversation from May on her YouTube channel:
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