Out of Thin Air: How Water-Gen Leads Wellbeing

Out of Thin Air: How Water-Gen Leads Wellbeing

Take old friends from the army, mix in equal parts problem-solving and innovation, and what do you get? Water from air, of course. Sounds like a fairy tale but it’s a true story coming out of Tel Aviv, Israel. As David Gillo, Vice President of Business Development, shared in our recent interview, Water-Gen, founded in […]

Marshall, Texas: The Little Town That Made Wellbeing a Priority

Marshall, Texas: The Little Town That Made Wellbeing a Priority

One of the fun parts of my job (there are many!) is being able to celebrate leaders—such as Nike’s Jorge Casimiro and UBS’s Scott Pann—who embrace personal wellbeing and inspire, mobilize, sustain, and role-model wellbeing behaviors inside their workplace. Profiling people and companies in our Face of Wellbeing Leadership series on this blog gives me […]

3 Brilliant (& Simple) Things Wellbeing Leaders Do

3 Brilliant (& Simple) Things Wellbeing Leaders Do

1. They develop a personal wellbeing vision Some leaders call it their personal business plan, others—like Nike’s Jorge Casimiro—call it their “inner Pre.” Your Inner Pre (named after track and field star Steve Prefontaine who was one of the original Nike employees) is what you’re passionate about, what gets you excited about life, says Casimiro, […]

3 Wellbeing Leaders Who Rock Earth Day All Year Long

3 Wellbeing Leaders Who Rock Earth Day All Year Long

As another Earth Day rolls around, give yourself a pat on the back if you’re leading wellbeing by recycling, re-using rainwater, composting, riding a bike to work, driving an electric car, or otherwise embracing best practices when it comes to taking care of the planet. Congratulations for being part of an international movement to secure […]

3 Reasons Leaders Should Listen to Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’

3 Reasons Leaders Should Listen to Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’

Unless you’ve been stranded on a desert island, you’ve heard the Pharrell Williams pop hit, “Happy.” With its infectious, bouncy Motown 60s beat, it’s had everyone dancing, from Meryl Streep at the Oscars to Civil Rights activist Rep John Lewis, D-Ga. You can even go into a sort of happiness stupor watching a 24-hour “Happy” […]

Building a Culture of Wellbeing? 7 Must-Know Leadership Roles

Building a Culture of Wellbeing? 7 Must-Know Leadership Roles

In last week’s blog, Attention Leaders: Are You Walking the Wellbeing Talk?, I talked about a forward-thinking consumer goods company whose executives understood how leading a culture of wellbeing could deliver financial and human results. But these same leaders weren’t sure how to walk the wellbeing talk as part of their leadership practice. Yesterday, I […]

Attention Leaders: Are You Walking the Wellbeing Talk?

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in News and Events | No Comments
Attention Leaders: Are You Walking the Wellbeing Talk?

Each of us can contribute to a culture of wellbeing. A happy home, an energizing workplace, a healthy community … through our personal attitudes and actions we can make the choice to nurture wellbeing and vitality as best we can wherever we are. It is an essential part of a leader’s job, however, to create […]

Workplace 2020: It’s Closer Than You Think!

Workplace 2020: It’s Closer Than You Think!

Right before entering my workplace, a blinking button signals me to press “yes” or “no.” Employees voluntarily decide, and I choose “yes” because my trust in the company is high. It’s the year 2020 and unlike the negative perceptions held about business in 2013—when companies seemed more interested in operating for their sake rather than […]

Are You Moving in the Direction of Health? A Lesson from Door-To-Door Organic’s People & Culture Director Nina Peterson

Are You Moving in the Direction of Health?  A Lesson from Door-To-Door Organic’s People & Culture Director Nina Peterson

A few weeks ago I sat down with my former business partner, Nina Peterson, to discuss what it means for her to lead wellbeing. Our conversation made me smile. Not only was it great to hear her voice, she shared how she’s striving to demonstrate and promote wellbeing through her role as Director of People […]

National Relaxation Day – August 15

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in News and Events | No Comments

You are likely in the minority if you recognize that Thursday, August 15th is National Relaxation Day.  More importantly, are you a member of the minority that practices stress-relieving techniques on a regular basis? A certain amount of stress is normal and sometimes needed in order to meet certain deadlines and avoid injury in special […]