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#octribe - Walking Communities


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Slides from meet up on July 29, 2015

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#octribe - Walking Communities

  1. #Octribe: Walking Communities Online and Off Beth Kanter and Allison Leahy July 29, 2015
  2. Beth Kanter: Master Trainer, Author, and Blogger @kanter
  3. Beth 399 Beth’s Story: How I Got Started Walking at Work Healthy Range >150 Triglycerides: Test Results
  4. Too Much of This
  5. And That Too …
  6. Dashboard To Collect Data Connected To Goals #15ntcwalkiswork
  7. 99 Triglycerides: Test Results
  8. Where do you find the time in your work day?
  9. People are sitting 9.3 hours a day, which is more than we’re sleeping, at 7.7 hours Sitting increases risk of death up to 40%
  10. Sitting is the New Smoking
  11. Walking: The Killer App for Creativity and Problem Solving
  12. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou
  13. What You Can Change! • Stop thinking of solo walking as “exercise” it is a great time to think about challenging work task • Recognize when you are not productive sitting and take a five minute walk around your office, stretch • Hack a standing desk • Incorporate 20-30 minute solo walks during the day or do calls w/ your mobile phone • Walking commute to work, if possible or park far away or get off bus a stop early • Plan by minutes – 20/8/2
  14. Stretch At Your Desk or Standing
  15. Standing Desk Hack Beverly Trayner-Wenger List of Standing Desk Resources
  16. #15ntcwalkiswork List of Standing Desk Resources
  17. Share Pair: How Can You Incorporate More Movement Into Your Work?
  18. Busting Sitting Culture: Walking Meetings
  19. Walking Meetings Are Like Any Other Meeting Source: Andrea Kihlstedt • Purpose • Agenda • Note Taking • Facilitation
  20. How Walking Meetings Are Different • Route Planning/Weather • Pacing • Walking shoes • Note-taking methods • Tracking Steps
  21. Meeting Type Description Informal Chats To decide to act on a problem you are facing 1:1 Regularly scheduled check-ins with your boss or people who report to you Networking Meeting with a professional colleague for relationship building Huddles To offer help or take action on tactical issues such as scheduling or daily work Staff Meetings Reporting, decision, planning, scheduling, updates, brainstorming, etc Work Session To develop a strategy, process improvement, or implementation plan Conference Calls Meetings by phone or online How To Get Started: Pick One Meeting Easy Win: Suggest replacing weekly status updates with supervisors with a walking meeting. Suggest meeting for a walk instead of coffee for networking meetings. Switch conference call meetings to your mobile phone and walk or pace
  22. Walking Communities
  23. Informal Walking Communities Online
  24. Walking Communities
  25. Walking Communities
  26. Walking Communities
  27. More about walking at work: Friend Me on Fitbit for Walking As Work Challenges Walking Community 58171058/ Resources