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Over 80 percent of U.S. employers provide some type of wellness offering, according to a recent 2015 Employee Benefits research report by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). As noted in the 2015 Willis Health and Productivity survey report, a top priority for most is to make well-being an integral part of the fabric of the organization, often referred to as building a “culture of health.” 

But the path toward establishing a wellness strategy to build this culture of health within the unique parameters of each organization is not always clear. Ideally, your company is like the outdoor-apparel maker Patagonia, whose legendary founder, Yvonne Chouinard, pronounced “Let my people go surfing.” Obviously, this is a company that lives and breathes well-being. 

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