October 2015

Just Before the Scale Tips: Work-Life Balance

by Jessica Malen

Does a Life Outside of Work Exist Today? At the end of 2013, there were more mobile devices than people on earth. In consequence, the work-life balance has changed. Some say for the better, some say for the worse. But… Continue Reading →

Create Smarterphone Users

by Beth Czischke

The smartphone – while it’s a relatively new invention, many of us already can’t imagine life without one. Nearly two-thirds of American adults own a smartphone, and according to a recent Gallup Panel, more than 40 percent of Americans check theirs… Continue Reading →

Want to Boost Job Satisfaction? Lull Your Employees to Sleep

by Jen Wynn

PJ days were fun in grade school, but could bringing the essence of a good slumber to the workplace benefit your employees’ health and on-the-job happiness? The extensive list of health benefits tied to a proper night of rest is… Continue Reading →

Group Work vs. Individual Effort

by Tom Ersin

Considering Square Pegs and Round Holes Working in groups or teams has long been considered a necessary component of successful business. In 1898, Boston-based Filene’s, a department store since purchased by Macy’s, was the first U.S. company to introduce the… Continue Reading →

Spotlight: Cold and Flu Proof Your Workplace

by Jessica Malen

What You Can Do Now to Help Prevent Sickness Among Employees This Coming Cold and Flu Season It is that time of year again: sniffles, warm sweaters and chicken noodle soup become as common as short sleeves, flip-flops and sunglasses…. Continue Reading →

Ice Cream Shops May Have the Model for More Exercise

by Jen Wynn

Sadly, It Doesn’t Involve Eating More Ice Cream When you step into an ice cream parlor, you are met with a bounty of flavors. Generally, you don’t purchase the same scoop every time (but it’s OK if you do), so… Continue Reading →

Want Your Employees to Be More Creative? Just Say Om

by Jessica Malen

Close your eyes. Take a long, deep breath in and exhale. Feel better? The simple act of being inside one’s own mind is not only crucial for centering one’s thoughts, but also for enhancing creativity. A study conducted at the… Continue Reading →

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