Why Well-being Initiatives Fail

Some of the most common reasons well-being initiatives fail: Lack of metrics and measurement Missing opportunities for feedback and shared accountability Non-existent strategy or philosophy Inconsistent leadership support Low engagement The role of the Chief...

The Perception Gap

The research is clear: C-suite leaders have major blind spots about the well-being of their people. And in some ways, that’s reasonable. Their roles and responsibilities are not typically designed to monitor employee well-being, much less the implementation and...

Benefits packages and total rewards programs

Benefits packages and total rewards programs are important components in caring for your people. AND– they also put the onus squarely on employees to take care of their own well-being. Organizations often supply workers with self-care resources and support...

How to Think Like a High Performer

The notion that mindset plays a role in our daily lives is hardly a new one. For thousands of years, the world’s greatest philosophers, writers and thinkers have expounded on the virtues of mastering your mind to improve your quality of life. Fortunately, science can...

The Real Key to Better Productivity

Everyone I know wants to be more productive— including myself. Even though I consider myself to be a highly productive person, I still find myself saying things like: There just aren’t enough hours in the day! How is it already the end of the week?! I still have so...

How to Face Your Fears and Forge Ahead

So you have some fears about your life? Great. Welcome to the club. Seriously, it’s kind of silly (and dare I say borderline narcissistic) to think that you might be the only one who has ever been afraid of __X__. There are over 7 billion people on the planet— how...

Are You Biased? (Hint: The Answer is Yes)

If you’re like most people, chances are you consider yourself to be a fairly reasonable, level-headed person who makes wise decisions based on the facts. But, if you are in fact anything like most people, it turns out that the opposite is true: many of your decisions...