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...
Hands-On Approach

Hands-On Approach

A Little Soap and Water Goes a Long Way in Promoting Health In the time it takes to hum the “Happy Birthday” song twice, you and your employees could perform a ritual that’s scientifically proven to reduce the spread of illness, cut down on doctor...
Workplace Lessons

Workplace Lessons

Millennials Have a Lot to Teach Us About Corporate Cultures My oldest son is a millennial, a member of the generation born in the 1980s and 1990s that’s been labeled entitled, lazy and in need of constant praise. Before you feel sorry for me, though, here are...
Power of The Pause

Power of The Pause

Breaks Good Not Only For Employees, But Also Businesses What do these three things have in common: The Doobie Brothers classic rock song “Long Train Running,” Paul Harvey’s memorable radio stories and good stand-up comedy? They all masterfully...