Browsing All posts tagged under »Wellness«

Take time to contemplate golfballs and beer…

December 27, 2012

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This is a story I’ve heard many times and it is worth the time to read it…and share it! A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with […]

This is what it’s all about folks!

July 30, 2012

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If you are wondering what makes a job a “good job” or your life a “good life” — this is it…here is the answer… Time to make a more serious commitment to people and activities that not only make my smile, but that also support my ability to bring my best to the world. To […]

Another reason to help your employees engage…

June 18, 2012

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Ok — full discloser … I’ve been a fan of Gallup’s Q12 and employee engagement studies for many years but only learned of their Well-Being Index recently. We’ve been aware that engagement and retention programs have an ROI related to productivity, attendance, and reduced turnover…here is information that each of us need to understand. The […]

Fun companies can be choosier, but…

June 5, 2012

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FIT is becoming more and more important to job seekers and employers. When you think about buying a home or apartment…you aren’t just looking for 5 bedrooms and 2 baths!  Where do you start? You start with the neighborhood. (see video at www.thegoodjobs.com) Things that are important in the neighborhood where you want to live […]

Are you working for peanuts?

May 15, 2012

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No — this isn’t an entry about competitive salaries or how to get a raise! Charles Wheelan gives a different perspective on life in What They Don’t Tell You at Graduation – WSJ.com where he lists ten lessons young people need to know. Dare I say — it’s worth your time to listen to these lessons as […]

Have you ever said…I’ll sleep when I’m dead?

April 13, 2012

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The Good Jobs is all about choices, authenticity and the alignment of your work and life styles.  In addition we’ve also had lots of discussion about “fit” and “culture.”  We haven’t talked about balance here because really — balance is a choice and so is working 24/7. Earlier in my life personally the password I used […]

Where does wellness begin?

March 19, 2012

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What can you as an employee do to may your day at work more “ok” for you?  You may be a Recruiter, Manager, or Business Owner…but think of this… We are all employees right? We go to work every day. We all have the potential to be unhappily employed or engaged. So for a moment […]