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Robin Ritz: Inspiring Workplace Wellness at IAPPA Latin America 2024

Robin Ritz, the Owner and Creative Visionary at InCord, delivered an engaging presentation on workplace wellness at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Latin America conference in April 2024. In her bilingual presentation, she not only emphasized the importance of a multifaceted approach to creating a healthy work environment but also illuminated the benefits it can bring. She urged companies to pivot when necessary, adapt to hardship, and create emotional and physical safety for employees, inspiring them to take action.

Crafting a Comprehensive Action Plan

Robin stressed the need for companies to create a comprehensive action plan for wellness initiatives. This plan is not just a set of tasks, but a roadmap that can inspire and excite employees about the potential of wellness initiatives. It should include setting firm intentions, keeping values front-of-mind, and staying true to core values. She also highlighted the importance of being available to listen to concerns and supporting employees based on feedback, ensuring that wellness programs are effective and responsive to employee needs.

Cultivating a Feeling of Safety

Cultivating a feeling of safety was another key theme of Robin's presentation. She encouraged companies to consider employees' values, foster inclusivity and diversity, and ask what employees need directly. Taking in-person or virtual surveys can also help gather feedback and improve wellness programs.

Clear Communication and Follow-Through

Robin emphasized the importance of having a clear message and following through on wellness initiatives. This clear communication is not just about conveying information, but also about making employees feel valued and integral to the company's operations. Companies should communicate openly and transparently with employees, ensuring they understand wellness programs' purpose and goals. Management can build trust and demonstrate their commitment to employee well-being by consistently following through on commitments.

Elevating Workplace Wellbeing: The Path to Productivity

In conclusion, Robin's presentation highlighted the importance of taking a proactive and holistic approach to workplace wellness as she does at InCord. By prioritizing employee safety, creating a comprehensive action plan, and communicating effectively, companies can create a supportive work environment where employees can thrive. This, in turn, leads to increased productivity, reduced absenteeism, and improved employee satisfaction, all of which contribute to the overall success of the company.

Connect with Robin Ritz

Creative Visionary & Owner
"When we take care of the process, the product takes care of itself."

Get in touch with Robin to learn more about how InCord can bring your vision to life:

Email: robinr@incord.com
Call: 860.531.1047

About InCord
InCord manufactures custom safety netting solutions and lifting and rigging products for various industries. Our woman-owned manufacturing plant in Colchester, CT is an ISO-9001 certified facility, housing a team ready to design and fabricate a unique netting solution to fit your needs. InCord was founded in 1995 and is a Connecticut Top Workplace. To discuss an application, request a quote, or obtain technical guidance, please call us at (860) 537-1414, submit a request here, or email us at netting@incord.com.

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