TWENTY-THREEWellnessSUSTAIN IT

Ponder this: Are they sick or tired?

Does your organization insist on yearly physicals? Does it invest in gymnasiums, volleyball courts, or stress management workshops? If you’re laughing, keep reading. Companies that take wellness seriously find that the payoff is great, not only in retention, but also in energy for the job and in productivity. But this chapter is not about what the corporation can do. We are interested in how you, the manager, can enhance your team’s wellness.

One manager in Dublin suggested walking desks50 as a way for his employees to get and stay fit. Some thought it was a joke—but he was serious! Another manager in Spain transformed a closet into the perfect space for a much-needed power nap ...

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