ANN RUCHY
Chief Talent Officer—Salo, LLC
As part of her role as CTO, Ann directs the firm’s internal human
resources, oper...
Embracing Innovation and
Movement in the Workplace
ANN RUCHY
Chief Talent Officer—Salo, LLC
Our Journey
 Who We Are and What We Do
 Movement in Our Workplace
 Lessons We Have Learned
Our Mission
Connecting People,
Evolving Business
Our Values
 Passionate about getting to a future state
 Find value in connecting people
 Demonstrate professionalism in...
Our Culture Our spirit is contagious and fun is the law!
Movement in Our Workplace
Our Office Space
Treadmill Workstations
2007 Mayo Clinic Study/Dr. James Levine
 Installed 16 treadmill workstations
 Encouraged walking ...
Our Rituals
Our Challenge
Our Kick Off
Move Naturally
Move Naturally
Eat Wisely
Right Outlook
Connect
Excerpt from our Job Descriptions…
join a Board or a cause which
you are passionate about
Connect
Impact
Happiness Score = A
September 2012 April 2013
47%
77%
Happiness Score = A
Impact
Healthcare Costs
We are tracking metrics regarding:
 Overall Healthcare expenses
 Healthcare claims
 Catastrophic claim...
Revenue Growth
19%
Comparing revenue
during the timeframe of
Blue Zones initiative with
the same timeframe from
the previo...
Lessons Learned
Lessons Learned
1. Environment matters
2. Experiment
3. Communicate
Mindset Engagement Action
Embracing Innovation and
Movement in the Workplace
Ann Ruschy, Salo
annruschy@salollc.com
612-230-7256
ANN RUCHY
Chief Talent Officer—Salo, LLC
annruschy@salollc.com
612-230-7256
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JustStand Summit 2013 - Ann Ruschy

  1. 1. ANN RUCHY Chief Talent Officer—Salo, LLC As part of her role as CTO, Ann directs the firm’s internal human resources, operations and marketing functions. Prior to this, Ann was the Managing Director for Salo Human Resources (formerly Oberon). Prior to joining the Oberon team, Ann worked as an Executive Coach and Consultant and spent over ten years serving as Executive Vice President and Human Resources Vice President for a national staffing company. Ann brings years of combined experience in leadership, human resources, executive coaching, sales, staffing, and consulting. Innovation and Movement in the Workplace Ann’s presentation will introduce attendees to Salo and their innovative approach to workplace design and employee wellness. As the first BlueZones™ certified work place in America, Salo is an industry leader who embraces a holistic approach to finding purpose, improving health and increasing longevity. She is passionate about her work on the Board of Directors for Project SUCCESS; a youth- development organization that gives middle and high school students the tools to develop life skills to create a bright future.
  2. 2. Embracing Innovation and Movement in the Workplace ANN RUCHY Chief Talent Officer—Salo, LLC
  3. 3. Our Journey  Who We Are and What We Do  Movement in Our Workplace  Lessons We Have Learned
  4. 4. Our Mission Connecting People, Evolving Business
  5. 5. Our Values  Passionate about getting to a future state  Find value in connecting people  Demonstrate professionalism in all we do  Create positive energy in the environments we touch  Self-aware and highly intuitive  Driven to achieve The essence behind our company culture
  6. 6. Our Culture Our spirit is contagious and fun is the law!
  7. 7. Movement in Our Workplace
  8. 8. Our Office Space
  9. 9. Treadmill Workstations 2007 Mayo Clinic Study/Dr. James Levine  Installed 16 treadmill workstations  Encouraged walking meetings  Replaced traditional telephones with headsets Greatest Accomplishments  Average weight loss: 8.8 lbs  Cholesterol triglycerides dropped 37%  Increase in productivity and profitability
  10. 10. Our Rituals
  11. 11. Our Challenge
  12. 12. Our Kick Off
  13. 13. Move Naturally
  14. 14. Move Naturally
  15. 15. Eat Wisely
  16. 16. Right Outlook
  17. 17. Connect Excerpt from our Job Descriptions… join a Board or a cause which you are passionate about
  18. 18. Connect
  19. 19. Impact Happiness Score = A September 2012 April 2013 47% 77%
  20. 20. Happiness Score = A Impact
  21. 21. Healthcare Costs We are tracking metrics regarding:  Overall Healthcare expenses  Healthcare claims  Catastrophic claims  Medical claims as a % of total company expenses These metrics will be ready to report in Q3 2013
  22. 22. Revenue Growth 19% Comparing revenue during the timeframe of Blue Zones initiative with the same timeframe from the previous year.
  23. 23. Lessons Learned
  24. 24. Lessons Learned 1. Environment matters 2. Experiment 3. Communicate
  25. 25. Mindset Engagement Action
  26. 26. Embracing Innovation and Movement in the Workplace Ann Ruschy, Salo annruschy@salollc.com 612-230-7256
  27. 27. ANN RUCHY Chief Talent Officer—Salo, LLC annruschy@salollc.com 612-230-7256

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