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 […]

Innovation As Driver Of Wealth & Wellbeing? Insights from Zappos and Downtown Project Exec Maggie Hsu

Innovation As Driver Of Wealth & Wellbeing? Insights from Zappos and Downtown Project Exec Maggie Hsu

During my last blog post I shared six inspiring quotes from incredible women who are leading wellbeing in work and life. The voice of Maggie Hsu fits right in! Maggie is Chief of Staff to Tony Hsieh, CEO of well-known retailer Zappos.com and Founder of the groundbreaking Downtown Project, a 60-acre, $350-million investment in technology […]

The Voice of Women On Leading Wellbeing: 6 Quotes That Will Inspire You

The Voice of Women On Leading Wellbeing: 6 Quotes That Will Inspire You

It’s been a blessing for me to interview leaders from all walks of life who strive to bring out the highest and best in people and situations. These leaders do not claim to be perfect – not by a long shot – yet they share a deep commitment to evolve our priorities from income alone […]

The Most Ingenious Paths to Wellbeing Are Often the Simplest

The Most Ingenious Paths to Wellbeing Are Often the Simplest

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – Buckminster Fuller To me, the visionary architect fondly known as Bucky Fuller was spot on. Creating a world that works for the wellbeing of everyone means designing solutions that draw on yet supersede […]

55 Countries Celebrating Global Wellness Day on June 13, 2015 … Are You?

55 Countries Celebrating Global Wellness Day on June 13, 2015 … Are You?

At Wisdom Works we “Say Yes” to Global Wellness Day, a one-day event celebrating health and wellbeing, taking place this June 13th. We stand united with hundreds of wellness organizations, such as spas and hotels, in more than 55 countries from Turkey to Thailand to support proactive wellness. Global Wellness Day is based on the […]