Research from Gallup shows supportive managers as the MOST important predictor of well-being in employees, which leads directly to increased employee engagement, retention, and productivity.

Join Heart to Heart Leadership in partnership with the Greater Akron Chamber, for a full-day (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) program, Unlocking Workplace Well-Being: Practical strategies for Managers that Make a Difference designed to provide managers the tools and resources to promote workplace well-being and enhance the productivity and culture of your workplace.

2024 Dates & Details for Unlocking Workplace Well-Being

Dates: Choose from the remaining 2024 dates: June 20th or November 12th

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Greater Akron Chamber 388 S Main St., Ste. 205 | Akron, OH 44311

Price: $599 / $399 for Greater Akron Chamber Members (Includes continental breakfast, light snacks, lunch, and participant materials).

Please reach out to Jeremy Lile ( or Chris Williams ( if you have any questions.

Due to the nature of the experience, the number of participants in each session will be limited.

A workshop of personal insights and practical approaches that you can take to support well-being in the workplace. During our time together in this interactive program, we will explore:

  • What well-being means and why it matters in the workplace.
  • The roles and responsibilities of a manager to foster a sense of well-being.
  • How managers can translate information about workplace well-being and apply practical day-to-day strategies for their employees as well as for themselves.

The Manager Connection to Workplace Well-Being—What’s the Impact?

Organizational support is essential to employee well-being.  And, research shows supportive managers as the most important predictor of well-being in employees, which leads directly to increased employee engagement, retention, and productivity.   

Consider the following:

  • When employees feel their employer cares about their well-being, they’re 38% more likely to be engaged.
  • A staggering 70% of an employee’s motivation is influenced by their manager.
  • A strong manager relationship leads to more productive, efficient, and loyal employees who create less conflict

(Sources:  Gallup and University of California Davis Human Resources)


  • The why behind workplace well-being—latest research, trends, and managerial influence.
  • Workplace well-being—creating a culture of shared responsibility and accountability.
  • The manager roles of creator, challenger, & coach—an inside-out approach to enhance personal and team well-being.
  • Mindful tools that support healthy communication, resiliency and well-being, and energy management.
  • Specific strategies that support workplace well-being that are within the scope of managerial influence.
  • An action plan and resources for moving forward.