Posts in best practices
Just 10 minutes = more creativity.

Harvard Business Review | Emma Schootstra & Dirk Deichmann & Evgenia Dolgova | Can 10 Minutes of Meditation Make You More Creative?

In more and more occupations, creativity is part of the job description. Whether you are trying to reconcile conflicting stakeholder priorities, finding a solution to a customer’s issue, or launching a new product line, your solution probably won’t come out of a textbook. But it’s hard to keep having great ideas day after day. What do you do when you run out of good ideas? How do you “get your mojo back”?

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What is the key word for lasting weight loss?

Forbes | Bruce Y. Lee | Want To Lose Weight? Be Consistent, Don't Yo-Yo, Study Says

Anybody who's been in a yo-yo relationship will tell you that it can be terrible. I'm not talking about a relationship in which you just play with yo-yo's (which would be weird but fascinating) but instead one in which the other person is inconsistent in what he or she says and does. You just don't know what that person really wants and cannot plan for the future in any way.

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Better sleep can lead to strengthened relationships among colleagues.

Harvard Business Review | Cristiano Guarana & Christopher M. Barnes | Research: Sleep Deprivation Can Make It Harder to Stay Calm at Work

In this post, we discuss a newly uncovered predictor of the quality of these [manager-employee] relationships: sleep.

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14 Well-Being Boosts You Never Thought Of Before

Forbes | Forbes Coaches Council | 14 Employee Well-Being Initiatives That Will Boost Engagement And Productivity

A growing number of U.S. businesses are shifting focus from employee wellness programs to well-being initiatives — more comprehensive health and productivity programs that tackle elements such as the workforce’s emotional and mental health, social connectivity, financial education, sense of fulfillment on the job, and many other aspects.

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How to make your wellness program fun and exciting? Technology can help.

HR Technologist | Rhucha Kulkarni | Technology Ushers in a New Wellness Era

There is a huge trend in enhancing employee wellness, be it physical, emotional or even spiritual health. Organizations have realized that a healthy and happy employee is an indispensable asset—someone who performs well and is likely to contribute for the long term.

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Do your employees know their purpose?

WESPIRE | Kristen Carlson | New Data: Purpose in the Workplace

Call it purpose, passion, meaning, or whatever you’d like, but these days, everyone is trying to find a job that they’re excited about and that provides them with a sense of accomplishment. We hear it from our clients, friends and family members, but we wanted to dive deeper into how people view purpose at work, its importance and whether they’ve found it or not.

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Is your CEO also a Chief Health Advocate? Find out why they should be.

ASSOCIATIONS NOW | MARK ATHITAKIS | STRATEGY SESSION: CHIEF HEALTH ADVOCATE. Employee wellness often starts in the C-suite. The health of an organization begins with the tone at the top, it’s often said. That can be equally true when it comes to employees’ health.

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