The Picturephone – the first video phone – premiered at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York but failed to take off due to its high cost ($112-189 for a three-minute call!) and special wiring requirements. Fast forward to 2005 when Skype launched, and cell phones start to come standard with camera capabilities. And, now […]
Now more than ever, employers are looking to better support their employees’ health and well-being. At the same time, budgets are tight and extra spending is at the bottom of the list for CFOs. According to WellSteps, the total cost of a wellness program ranges from $12-$100 per employee per month. Basic programs supported by […]
Each year, our team of advisors identify trends emerging in the workplace. And since many challenges are unique to small businesses, we’ve outlined several trends we see coming to fruition in 2018.
That time of year is here again: New Year’s resolutions. We’re all thinking about it: Gym memberships, weight loss, commitments to personal needs, the list can go on and on. But have you stopped to think about any professional goals you might have? Do you have resolutions around them? If the answer is no, I […]
If you could do something to save someone’s life, would you do it? What if it was your own? Whether you know it or not, you and your organization have the power to save lives. And trust me, it’s something that you can easily do. I know because I’m one of the lives that has […]
While looking through a media supplement brochure titled “Employee Well-Being” I noticed the word “engagement” was in the title of nearly every article inside. It seems “engagement” is being used synonymously with “well-being”. So, is it the same? Or, is it different? I’m sure you have an opinion based on your own experience. But, understanding […]
Last week I found myself sitting in class. And while often that doesn’t sound exciting, I found myself really enjoying the insights, the discussions, and the opportunity to look at the world of well-being from all different angles.
Wellness…what does that word mean? If you asked five people, you would get five different answers. If you asked five employers, you would also get five different answers. The truth is, wellness means something different to each of us. And I’m not expert, but I believe that’s perfect. Wellness is a relative word. Similar to […]
More and more employers are venturing into the wellness arena. And in doing so, many questions are being asked.