As a leader, I’m always worried about my teams stress. Not only for their own wellbeing, but for my company’s.
Costs for work-related stress is estimated @ $300B/year.
I know creating a healthier environment will improve my teams lives. Personally and professionally.
There are fun perks like comped gym memberships, in-house chair massages, and healthier vending options.
For those on a budget, less costly perks include meditation apps like Headspace for teams, or Calm.
But, something as simple as switching donuts with fruits and veggies makes a difference .
Apparently, stock appreciation for 45 companies increased to 235% for companies that followed “best practice” wellness programs, compared to 159% of those that didn’t
If you don’t make the change for your team, do it for your company.
And do it for your country ? There was a $876 reduction in annual health care costs for employees who participated in a weight-management program.