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This article about workplace wellbeing is the courtesy of board member Julia Hobsbawm. The idea of measuring and valuing workplace wellbeing is in full swing, and is about a decade old. That’s great….But. The ‘but’ is that a decade is an awfully long time in our ‘always on’ era. The world is changing and Wellbeing … Continue reading How Social Health helps create Workplace Wellbeing 2.0
The following guest post on "stress and creativity" is courtesy of our board member, Bruce Daisley. It's very rare that someone at the top of their trade asks to receive no professional recognition. But in 2017 that is exactly what one of France's top chefs requested. Sébastien Bra was the chef at one of the … Continue reading Stress and Creativity – Research, Results and Resolutions for Today’s Workplace
Today’s post about a more engaging workplace culture comes to us from our EMEA board member Bruce Daisley, VP EMEA Twitter and Host of Eat Sleep Work Repeat, #1 Business Podcast on iTunes Since the advent of email on our mobile devices work has gradually crept into more of our lives. One piece of research … Continue reading Creating an Engaging Workplace Culture in the Age of Exhaustion
Today's post is courtesy of Anastasia Dedyukhina, founder of Consciously Digital™. Anastasia recently published ‘Homo Distractus’ – a book exploring how we’ve allowed tech to take over our lives, and how we can claim our time back. Tech removed the boundaries between our offices and homes – work can now be done almost anywhere and at any … Continue reading How organizations can help employees be consciously digital
At the beginning of 2016, Kronos rolled out an unlimited vacation program for employees in the US and Canada we call myTime. The objectives of the myTime program are to support Kronos' commitment to being a great place to work; promote an inspired culture that attracts and retains great employees; and thereby delivers great results … Continue reading Kronos Case Study: Implementing Unlimited Vacation
Today's post is courtesy of Claire Richardson, director of the Workforce Institute Europe. U.K. workers are not delivering – at least compared to their European counterparts. They are simply less productive at work: Brits spend more work time on social media, take more work home with them, and sleep fewer hours than the leading European … Continue reading German and French Workers Consistently Outperforming Brits at Work
There has been a lot of noise in the news lately about companies like IBM pulling back on flexible work options. This is an ironic move for IBM given that their own research and publications suggest that "teleworkers are more highly engaged, more likely to consider their workplaces as innovative, happier about their job prospects and less stressed … Continue reading Podcast: One Mom’s Extreme Flexibility Story
The following post is courtesy of our board member John Hollon. For many workers, it's a rite of summer -- cutting out early to get the weekend going a little sooner. But now it's becoming more than that for a lot of companies. According to a study released this month by CEB (now Gartner), some 42 percent of … Continue reading Summer Friday Fever