Be An Antidote To Stress. Tap Into The Power Of Vision!

Be An Antidote To Stress. Tap Into The Power Of Vision!

“A human being is born into this world fully equipped not only to take care of him or herself, but also to contribute to enlarging the well being of the world as a whole.” — Muhammad Yunus, Founder of Grameen Bank and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate As a conscientious leader and human being, you […]

In Times Of Crisis And Challenge, We Are Never Stuck.

In Times Of Crisis And Challenge, We Are Never Stuck.

The U.S. presidential election has been upending, to say the least. Some people are celebrating its outcome, while others are reeling with angst and despair. No matter which reaction, we likely agree that a profound fracture in American society has been exposed. The question is: Will we face it with wisdom? I do not know. […]

Making The Shift From Reactivity To Wellbeing: It’s Time To Just Pick Up The Trash

Making The Shift From Reactivity To Wellbeing: It’s Time To Just Pick Up The Trash

On most days you can find me at some point on a nearby hiking trail with my dog, a gray ghost named Trek. Trek is never at a lack to find something interesting to smell—a dead snake, bear scat, and a flowering cactus on our last excursion—so I’m used to him running off in search […]

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 […]

8 Predictions About The Future Of Wellness And Work: Are Your Leaders Ready?

8 Predictions About The Future Of Wellness And Work: Are Your Leaders Ready?

“What the whole world wants is a good job. That is one of the single biggest discoveries Gallup has ever made.” Jim Clifton, CEO, Gallup Organization, Gallup World Poll Work can empower human thriving. Through firsthand experience, we each know work can be a huge source of meaning, growth, energy, positive accomplishment, life-enhancing relationships, and […]

Leading From Authenticity: The Shift You Can Make To Boost Your Energy, Impact, & Wellbeing

Leading From Authenticity: The Shift You Can Make To Boost Your Energy, Impact, & Wellbeing

“If we are committed to the transformation of the world, we must be open and ready to be transformed in the process of transforming the world. Therefore, the challenge of change is, first and foremost, the challenge of self transformation, of inner revolution and evolution.” — Yasuhiko Genku Kimura, Founder and Chairman of Vision in […]

What Is Wellbeing Leadership? (And Where Are YOU On This Journey?)

What Is Wellbeing Leadership? (And Where Are YOU On This Journey?)

I recently shared insights from Richard Oliver, the inspiring President of THORLO, a company that has forged a mission, relationships, brands, and growth strategy around the values of abundance and wellbeing. Richard is a clear example, among hundreds of leaders we’ve worked with and interviewed, of how leadership is being redefined across our planet. We […]

Is The Planet Ready For A Different Way Of Leading? THORLO President Richard Oliver Says Yes!

Is The Planet Ready For A Different Way Of Leading? THORLO President Richard Oliver Says Yes!

Over the years I’ve done hundreds of interviews with leaders worldwide about why and how they make wellbeing central to their lives and relationships, and their organizations and communities. Each conversation has been inspiring. For me, their stories reveal a profound redefinition of leadership underway, one where the focus of leading shifts from one to […]

Workplace Wellness: What Is Its Future?

Workplace Wellness: What Is Its Future?

Workplace wellness is getting a lot of press! The benefits of employer wellness strategies are both applauded and condemned. Amidst this debate over the value of workplace wellness efforts today, the Global Wellness Institute has launched a new initiative to address its future. I’m delighted to chair the Future of Workplace Wellness Initiative with the […]