Can Wellbeing Drive Value for Business and Society? YES, Says VTT Exec Sari Ek-Petroff.

Can Wellbeing Drive Value for Business and Society? YES, Says VTT Exec Sari Ek-Petroff.

Effective companies today strive to create an integrated strategy for advancing wellbeing at work. Few have cracked the code, however, on building a wellbeing strategy that benefits individual employees, team and organization performance, customers, and societies all at once. So, it was a delight to interview Sari Ek-Petroff, an executive committed to this high standard […]

Is It Time for Gender Equity? YES, says Mim Senft, Executive Director of Global Women for Wellbeing

Is It Time for Gender Equity? YES, says Mim Senft, Executive Director of Global Women for Wellbeing

For me, it is a gift to support leaders in organizations around the world to ask the big questions: Why do we exist? What do we stand for? How can we unleash the potential of all people for positive impact? Over the past thirty years, I’ve witnessed a growing global movement of leaders who strive […]

The First Principle of Wellbeing at Work: Is This Workplace Safe?

The First Principle of Wellbeing at Work: Is This Workplace Safe?

My first job at a global company was almost thirty years ago. Looking back on that time, I feel deeply indebted for the exposure I gained so early in my career—training in ethics and diversity, experiences with extraordinary teams, relationships with people from cultures across the world. I grew as a leader and human being […]

Leadership For Thriving Inside And Out: Wisdom From Canyon Ranch

Leadership For Thriving Inside And Out: Wisdom From Canyon Ranch

I love the hunt for people and organizations reinventing leadership! They are part of a growing global movement to evolve the drive to lead from me to we, from managing resources to uplifting people and whole systems, from fixing problems to transformative change, from scarcity to abundance. In the past I labeled this wellbeing leadership; […]

How Do You Grow Wellbeing Globally? Open The Door Of Wealth For Women, Says CEO Patricia Foley Hinnen

How Do You Grow Wellbeing Globally? Open The Door Of Wealth For Women, Says CEO Patricia Foley Hinnen

In 2004 I co-authored Driven By Wellth, a book about combining the drives for wealth and wellbeing to create healthier, more sustainable approaches to business success. To be frank, the book didn’t get much traction. Although I’d put my heart and soul into writing it, leaders were often reluctant to embrace the words. But the […]

The Seeds Of Mindfulness Grow Wellbeing: Aetna’s Innovative Approach

The Seeds Of Mindfulness Grow Wellbeing: Aetna’s Innovative Approach

I am always on the hunt for wellbeing leadership innovations, those unique twists that turn leaders’ heads in new directions and unlock better pathways for thriving. So I smiled during my entire conversation with Andy Lee, Aetna’s new Chief Mindfulness Officer (a title that sits among the fascinating leadership roles emerging in business) and his […]

Driving Cultural Transformation With Wellbeing Innovation: Wisdom from Visionary Tracy Gaudet, M.D.

Driving Cultural Transformation With Wellbeing Innovation: Wisdom from Visionary Tracy Gaudet, M.D.

When I recently spoke with Dr. Tracy Gaudet about the transformation of healthcare in the U.S., I quickly learned: her life-path has been a profound commitment to pioneering approaches for wellbeing. Tracy has guided new models of health and wellness care at the University of Arizona and Duke Integrative Medicine, and today she is Executive […]

Building A Living Wellbeing Laboratory: Insights From Leading Hospitality Exec Denise Bober

Building A Living Wellbeing Laboratory: Insights From Leading Hospitality Exec Denise Bober

Magical isn’t a word typically associated with business. Yet in my recent conversation with executive Denise Bober, the word popped up–in fact, magical is how she describes her organization’s culture, a living laboratory for wellbeing. Denise is Vice President at The Breakers, a luxury resort based in Palm Beach, Florida. Much like my interview with […]

Success Means Taking Care Of What Enables You To Thrive: Insights From Global Exec Alicia Mandel

Success Means Taking Care Of What Enables You To Thrive: Insights From Global Exec Alicia Mandel

A profound redefinition of leadership is underway, one where truly effective leadership is about uplifting people and whole systems to new levels of resourcefulness and capability, sustainable growth, and wellbeing. I am inspired by people who have this calling in their bones, way-showers that support thriving in themselves and others. One of those people is […]

Listening Your Way to Great Leadership

Listening Your Way to Great Leadership

“So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti As a leader, you are no doubt barraged by the latest management fads and cutting-edge […]