Screen-Shot-2014-07-16-at-3.41.49-PM-e1405539738912“While leaders may challenge each other on strategic business initiatives, I rarely hear them disagree about this point: Success depends on the quality and commitment of your people,” Interactive Health’s Charlie Estey writes in Employee Benefits News.

“Given how hard it is to get a vast majority of business leaders to agree on anything, I’m often surprised by an important opportunity many miss when considering their wellness programs.”

“Too often wellness programs are started as just another way to reduce heath care costs. Certainly, this is a terrific outcome that good wellness programs will help deliver. However, this focus may not only sell the wellness program short, but it also misses the ‘soul’ of the program.”

The article lists seven key things you can do to define your wellness program’s soul.