Category Archives: Leadership

Employers must invest in wellness

“Employers should do a lot more to ensure the physical and financial well-being of their employees and ultimately to ensure they retire comfortably, key people in the financial services industry say. Employers should invest time and money in putting in … Continue reading

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Nearly 36,000 Set Record for the World’s Biggest Yoga Session

‘The world unfurled its yoga mats on Sunday, with millions across the globe turning out to celebrate the first International Yoga Day. People gathered in large numbers to practice the ancient physical and spiritual discipline, everywhere from New York City’s … Continue reading

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The Mindful Manager

“It’s hardly surprising that more workers and more organizations are embracing mindful work, namely, the adaptation of centuries-old meditation techniques and breathwork that have been shown to reduce stress, boost health, strengthen immune systems, improve concentration, encourage cooperation, and yes, … Continue reading

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Large managed health care company CEO advocates mindfulness meditation

▶ Aetna CEO Embraces Alternative Healthcare

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Why is looking after your employees so important?

“Over 70% of US employees are disengaged, costing businesses up to $550 billion in lost productivity annually. Globally, those numbers climb even higher. That may seem a bit doom and gloom, but it’s actually not, which is exactly why it’s … Continue reading

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Six ways managers can help workers be less stressed

“These days, everyone seems overwhelmed and way too busy. But even if your team members have a lot on their plates, they don’t have to sacrifice their health or happiness. It’s on you, the manager, to help your people cut … Continue reading

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Stanford study finds walking improves creativity

“Stanford researchers found that walking boosts creative inspiration. They examined creativity levels of people while they walked versus while they sat. A person’s creative output increased by an average of 60% when walking.” via Stanford News

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Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

‘The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing  mindfulness changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working … Continue reading

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The (Dis)information Age

In our digital world, all the accumulated knowledge of human history is available in the palm of our hands. But intermingled with hard-won truths are half-baked theories and outright lunacy—decorated with footnotes, graphs, pie charts, and citations from credentialed “experts”—proving … Continue reading

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The master who teaches the herd to graze on wheatgrass and chia

“We care that our advisers are taking care of themselves so they have the energy and capacity to best serve their clients and be present for their families. Any company that is not focused on wellness is behind. All of … Continue reading

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