Laura Putnam

Motion Infusion, CEO & Founder,
Author of
Workplace Wellness that Works

 

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LAURA'S BIOS

Bio

Laura Putnam, MA, author of the award-winning Workplace Wellness that Works, is CEO and Founder of Motion Infusion, a leading well-being provider.

She is a former urban public high school teacher, international community organizer, dancer, gymnast and now a movement-builder in the world of health and well-being. With a mission to get people and organizations “in motion,” Laura is a frequent keynote speaker and has worked with a range of organizations from Fortune 500s to government agencies to academic institutes and nonprofits. She is a member of the Google Vitality Lab, serves on the Everside Strategic Advisory Committee and is a contributor to The Journal of Compensation and Benefits. In addition, she teaches at Stanford University, is the recipient of the American Heart Association’s “2020 Impact” award as well as the National Wellness Institute’s “Circle of Leadership” award. A graduate of Brown University and Stanford University, Laura lives in San Francisco with her fiancé.

Byline

Laura Putnam is a leading voice for well-being at work, an international public speaker and author of Workplace Wellness That Works. As CEO of Motion Infusion and creator of the leadership training program Managers on the Move, she infuses well-being and vitality into the workplace to help employees, teams and organizations thrive. To read Laura’s latest work and to receive her monthly newsletter, click here.

LAURA'S TALKING POINTS

 

“Wellness is much more than just those physical risk factors, it’s really about helping people to become their best selves, and even helping the world to become a better place.”

LAURA PUTNAM

 

Workplace Wellness that Works

Workplace Wellness that Works
Infusing well-being into any organization.

A healthier, happier workforce is good for people and good for the bottom line. But, are your workplace wellness programs actually working? Probably not. Most don’t. Learn how you can apply a smarter framework that infuses well-being into the workflow, tackles the taboo topic of mental health at work, and makes well-being a way of life.

Key Points:

  • Empower employees to make better choices.
  • Design and deliver the strategy that your organization needs.
  • Drive quantifiable change through more creative implementation.

Target Audience: General

Managers on the Move

Managers on the Move
What the best team leaders do differently.

While wellness may not be part of the job description, every manager is uniquely positioned to make or break their team members’ well-being. This session demonstrates the critical role that managers play in embedding wellness into the fabric of business as usual, the specific steps that each can take to become a multiplier of well-being and how each can create an oasis of well-being for their team.

Key Points:

  • How to lead by example and (figuratively speaking) put on the spandex!
  • How to change the conversation and authentically communicate well-being.
  • Create a new normal of well-being within your team.

Target Audience: Senior leaders, managers, HR/wellness/benefits

Me At My Best®

Me At My Best®
How to thrive in good times and bad.

What are the keys to not just surviving – but fully thriving? How can you become your version of “Me At My Best” – even as we navigate challenging times? Through a combination of stories and science, learn about the secrets to overcome stress and burnout. Glean insights on the well-being dimensions needed to be your best self: physical, emotional, social, financial, career and community. Come away refreshed, restored and armed with specific takeaways to catapult yourself into a revitalized way of living. ​

Key Points:

  • Visualize your version of  Me at My Best®.
  • Close the “knowing and doing” gap to take action. 
  • Overcome barriers to achieve optimal well-being.

Target Audience: General

Born to Move, Told to Sit

Born to Move, Told to Sit
Closing the knowing and doing gap.

From classrooms where kids sit for hours to workplaces that chain people to their desks , our world is built around sitting – a lot. “Sitting is the new smoking” and yet Americans sit as much as 10 hours a day. Why? Our culture conspires against us. Learn about a novel path forward.

Key Points:

  • Learn the science on the unexpected benefits of movement.
  • Examine how our culture “conspires” against us.
  • Get out of your seat and in motion through actionable steps.

Target Audience: General

Laura Putnam

CEO & FOUNDER OF MOTION INFUSION, AUTHOR OF WORKPLACE WELLNESS THAT WORKS

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LAURA'S SPEAKING DEMO'S

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