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Ask an Expert Series: Managing Culture – Leading a Healthy Workplace


​Midhurst/August 18, 2021 – Business leaders are invited to join us on September 8, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. for an Ask an​ Expert session focused on Managing Culture through Leading a Healthy Workplace. Attendees will gain helpful insights on strategies to build new workplace and service models, what factors to consider before making your choice, how to communicate the decision to your team, and how to keep a connected and engaged workforce regardless of the model you choose.

More and more businesses are planning new work and service delivery models that will be effective for their customers, company culture and employees moving forward. This session, led by Dr. Lisa Bélanger, a behavioural change expert, discusses the pros and cons of different work models (remote, hybrid, in-person, etc.) through a culture and change management lens.

Topics include:

  • Understanding culture integration between virtual and in-person working
  • Key considerations for selecting a work model
  • Preparing your leadership team for your working model of choice
  • How to stay connected and foster a strong team environment despite changing work and service delivery models
  • How to create an inclusive environment
EV​​ENT:Managing Culture - Leading a Healthy Workplace
Where:Virtual – details to be provided upon registration
When:Wednesday, September 8 ~ 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Register:This is a FREE event, but registration is required. To register, visit https://aae_leading_a_healthy_workplace.eventbrite.ca

About the speaker
Hear from award-winning CEO Dr. Lisa Bélanger, who specializes in showing leaders and teams how insights from psychology, neuroscience, and behavioural science can be applied in the workplace to optimize performance, productivity, and innovation. Bélanger holds a PhD in Behavioural Medicine, and is a Certified Exercise Physiologist, a researcher at the University of Calgary, and an instructor at the University of Alberta Executive Education. She is also the CEO and founder of ConsciousWorks, a consulting firm that shows how insights from behavioural science can strategically improve habits of both corporate leaders and their employees. Bélanger is the author of two books — Inspire Me Well: Finding Motivation to Take Control of Your Health, and her upcoming release, A Cup of Mindfulness for the Busy and Restless. She is also the founder of Knight's Cabin, a national charity offering wellness programming to cancer survivors. 

About the Ask an Expert series
This session is part of the “Ask an Expert" series presented in partnership with the County of Simcoe, the Small Business Centre of Barrie, Simcoe County and Orillia, the Province of Ontario, South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre, Orillia Area Community Development Corporation, Nottawasaga Futures, North Simcoe Community Futures Development Corporation, Community Futures South Georgian Bay, Sandbox Centre and Georgian College.

To view recordings of past sessions, please visit www.simcoe.ca/askanexpert

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

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Chris Hedley
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-715-7654 (mobile)

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-734-8386 (mobile)