What Are You Going to Eat Next Week?

If you were to ask your friends or co-workers if they’re planning to eat healthy next week, what do you think they would say? If they’re like most people, they will say yes, they are indeed planning to eat healthy. If you asked those same friends and co-workers if they wanted a homemade chocolate chip cookie right now, what do you think they would say? If they’re like most people, they will say “Of course. Thank you very much.” Why do we have the best intentions to eat healthy or drink less … [Read more...]

The Easy Approach to Employee Engagement

It seems that everyone is looking for the magic bullet to make their wellness program engaging. Everywhere you look, there are articles about trying different reward structures…or ensuring you have executive buy-in…or adding more bells and whistles to your program…or, well, you-name-it. But one thing that’s often overlooked is the shear fact that you need to make it easy to participate. No matter how rewarding a program is, if you make it too difficult to participate, no one will do it. How many … [Read more...]

The Easy Approach to Employee Engagement

It seems that everyone is looking for the magic bullet to make their wellness program engaging. Everywhere you look, there are articles about trying different reward structures…or ensuring you have executive buy-in…or adding more bells and whistles to your program…or, well, you-name-it. But one thing that’s often overlooked is the shear fact that you need to make it easy to participate. No matter how rewarding a program is, if you make it too difficult to participate, no one will do it. How many … [Read more...]

DO Sweat the Small Stuff

At this time of year, many of us are thinking about 2017 budgets and strategic plans. How are we going to use our resources next year to drive improvements in our business? What are the big innovations that will create competitive differentiation and get our customers talking? Well, what if I told you not to think big? Instead, think small! We all tend to focus on big, press-worthy, visible innovations while we underestimate the value of small incremental improvements to our business. Small … [Read more...]