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Why is “Why” Important? (Part 2)

Why is “Why” Important? (Part 2) Do wellness and well-being professionals believe increasingly higher financial incentives are the “Why” of choice that will drive healthy behaviors, engagement and sustainability of individuals and organizations? We believe that many employees are now saying that financial incentives are the “Why” that is driving participation.  In our [...]

2017-05-21T18:14:18+00:00June 21, 2016|

Lessons Learned from: “You Can’t Fix Culture”

Lessons Learned from: “You Can’t Fix Culture” The headline on the cover page of the April 2016 issue of the Harvard Business Review states “You Can’t Fix Culture” with a subtitle of “Just focus on your business and the rest will follow” is consistent with our way of thinking. The actual article is titled, [...]

2017-05-21T18:14:09+00:00June 4, 2016|

A Model for Positive Organizational Health

A Model for Positive Organizational Health by Dee Edington and Jennifer Pitts Forward Zero Trends: Health as a Serious Economic Strategy was published in 2009. As the book was going to press, I considered, “How do we “Go Beyond” low-risk and a healthy environment and culture to get to our human potential [...]

2017-05-21T18:14:00+00:00April 16, 2016|

Why is “Why” Important?

Why is "Why" Important? Whether you are an experienced professional or a new entrant into the field, it is crucial that you develop, review, re-review, and continually demonstrate your professional values and beliefs (the Why) in order to add credibility and accountability to your work and to your words.  It is more important to [...]

2017-05-21T18:13:50+00:00March 16, 2016|

Does Wellness Work or Does Wellness Not Work? YES or NO?

Does Wellness Work or Does Wellness Not Work? YES or NO? These questions and conclusions have been floating around the internet for some time. There are some investigators and authors who treat the questions and their conclusions in a simplistic way. Others also respond with the same conclusion regardless of the context of the [...]

2017-05-21T18:13:21+00:00February 29, 2016|

Awakening

Awakening If in a dark room, don’t beat the darkness with a stick, but rather try to turn on the light —Paramahansa Yogananda   Yoga’s way to describe awakening.  Does that mean that darkness is merely the absence of light…and dissolves as soon as the light appears?  Are problems the absence of [...]

2017-05-21T18:13:14+00:00February 22, 2016|

Striving for Synchrony in Individual and Organizational Health

Striving for Synchrony in Individual and Organizational Health By Deborah McKeever and Dee Edington Many business leaders and corporate chieftains, and even some employees, define a company’s success primarily — and in some cases, only — in terms of rising sales and profits. The concept of maximizing profits for shareholder value is a legitimate [...]

2017-05-21T18:31:01+00:00September 9, 2015|

National Success of Wellness, Including Well-Being (Part I)

National Success of Wellness, Including Well-Being (Part I) The true nature of health is somewhere in the clouds. Over thousands of years, we have looked onto this cloud of health and have outlined definitions and dimensions of health that have served our purposes. Our definition of health has changed as our purposes and our [...]

2017-05-21T18:30:33+00:00February 23, 2015|