114: How Well-being Boosts Employee Engagement and Profitability | with Doug Stover from Gallup

by Joe Sherwood on June 15, 2015

Gallup-logoAccording to The Gallup Organization, when companies add a well-being focus to their engagement efforts, it has an accelerating effect. Focusing on employee engagement and employee well-being together helps companies maximize productivity. Today we’ll discuss how your organization can improve your culture, employee engagement, and the bottom line by taking a whole-person approach that allows employees to thrive across five universal elements of well-being:

  • Purpose/Career: liking what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your goals
  • Social: having supportive relationships and love in your life
  • Financial: managing your economic life to reduce stress and increase security
  • Community: liking where you live, feeling safe and having pride in your community
  • Physical: having good health and enough energy to get things done daily

Doug Stover is a senior managing consultant with Gallup. He’s business leader for Gallup’s Well-being consulting practice, a strategic advisor for Gallup’s leading clients, and a public speaker on well-being in corporate environments.

(This interview was originally featured as episode 22 on our Workplace Health Engagement podcast series.)

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