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A blog about creating healthy company cultures.

May 13, 2019

Workplace Wellness Fails for Two Reasons

A recent clinical study is making the rounds this spring about the lack of short term evidence workplace wellness contributes to positive economic outcomes. Instead of damaging workplace wellness, this only proves my point that we can’t focus on ROI when it comes to workplace...

June 26, 2018

Why Your Wellness Practice Should Mirror Your Core Values

You may think your core life values are completely unrelated to your wellness practice, but the two actually go hand in hand. If you don’t know what your core values are, you’re going to have a harder time making a strategic plan for your long-term...

January 31, 2018

Why Our Insurance Costs so Much

As someone who has helped all sizes and types of employers set up benefits for their employees for more than 12 years now, I get asked at every meeting why their rates are so expensive.  I see employees struggling to include their spouse and children...

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Office Designs that Best Support a Wellness Culture

I realize it’s unlikely you’re actively looking for a new office building presently or maybe you have no say in what office your company uses. There are certainly things a wellness committee can affect TODAY regardless of building design, like posting a sign by your...

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How to Start a Wellness Operating Plan, Part 2

Picking up where we left off last time, we’ve got 3 final steps to designing a wellness operating plan for any organization. Keep in mind these are initial steps only and they may vary in order or focus based on industry type and cultural needs....

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How to Start a Wellness Operating Plan, Part 1

There are multiple steps in building a wellness operating plan, and it doesn’t happen overnight. I’ve written before about the general steps to embarking on setting up your long-term culture of wellness, as I prefer calling it. Today we’re going to look at some of...

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What Movement Really Does for Us

The billion dollar fitness industry tends to focus on the superficial benefits of movement because they know what visual creatures we are. Promises of better booties, 6-pack abs, killer calves, and toned arms are just a few of those promises; Additionally, we’re seeing super fit...