Regardless of how ergonomic your chair is, sitting can lead to back pain, headaches and listlessness, which can all lead to a decrease in productivity. Try these desk exercises to incorporate some exercise into those busy work days.
Being "off the back" provides an opportunity to assess what's happening during those times when the striving isn't enough to keep us going toward the next finish line.
Make sure your education aligns with the objective: improving health literacy. Focus on the kind of education that will help your employees help your medical plan save money. Strategic education is the wave of the future.
Are you flat-lining in the area of your emotional responses? Feeling like your 'screen saver' is on when people are talking to you?
I’m often struck by how almost superficially the advice to "get out of your comfort zone" is bandied about. What's so astounding to me is that this advice is rarely if ever given with any substantive follow up about what you step into.
Whenever I play the game Bananagrams, I am reminded of how winning in this game requires some key tactics that also happen to be critical to building success and fulfillment in our work.
The career equivalent of being frozen in carbonite is the inertia that sets in and holds us in place. Whether that’s bogged down in burn out, or uninspired due to a lack of challenge and growth.
You balance spreadsheets all day long, and you alone secured enough capital to back your business for the next five years. Yet when it comes to remaining “business presentable” – youthful, invigorated and bright-eyed, you’ve bought into the “a face lift and all that goes with it is a $18,000 investment minimum” myth.
Think back to one year ago. Was this year all that you dreamed and wished? Why? Why not?
Companies are realizing that when you give people back their time, they will make you more money. It seems counter-intuitive, but it's really quite logical.
Cross paths with interesting or influential people you find everywhere, whether or not you see immediate benefits, and your network will begin to grow in powerful and unimagined ways.
So if you want to become healthier and exercise more in 2016, don't go sign up for a gym membership and only show up for the first two weeks. Instead, when you are ready to take a restroom break, walk to the restroom that is farthest away from your desk, or the one on another floor.