Take time to clear up the confusion over emails

Take time to clear up the confusion over emails

I love email. It’s convenient, efficient and often saves me from lengthy meetings. But my relationship with email also can be toxic at times.When I’m particularly busy, the ping notifying me I’ve received a new message can trigger a surge in my pulse...
Stories offer healthy endings

Stories offer healthy endings

Compelling narratives more likely to inspire change than factsIf you don’t have a workplace wellness program, imagine for a moment you do. Your coordinator decides to run a campaign about the importance of exercise and good nutrition in preventing diabetes and...
The Power of Discomfort

The Power of Discomfort

Promoting exercise also promotes workplace productivity. Here in Colorado, we enjoy the majestic beauty of mountains all around, including more than 50 peaks that jut into the sky to more than 14,000 feet in elevation. Many people, including myself, consider it a gift...
The Truth About Food

The Truth About Food

Books separate facts from fiction about healthy eating habits. Have you ever wanted to know the truth about food? Lucky for you, I read the 750-page book on the subject so you wouldn’t have to. Lucky for me, Dr. David Katz, founding director of the Yale-Griffin...
Change Made Simple

Change Made Simple

Resolved to do better? Small steps and routines can help. Last week I was reminded by a friend who serves on the board of a cherished non-profit to donate to the cause. I’d intended to donate months ago, but never got around to it. My neglect wasn’t a...
In Employees We Trust

In Employees We Trust

Managers who cultivate a culture of trust reap the rewards. Ernest Hemingway wrote: “The way to make people trustworthy is to trust them.” The sentiment is simple, but true, especially in the workplace. When managers trust their employees, their employees...