Historically, businesses have viewed employee wellness as a way to lower health-care costs. But the rewards of wellness go far beyond reducing the price of employee benefits. If people feel good, they perform better. And if they perform at a higher level, so will your company. Here’s the evidence that shows the direct links between good health and improved company performance.
By Dr. Jack Groppel, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Human Performance Institute, and Vice President, Applied Science and Performance Training, Wellness & Prevention, Inc.
The Wellness Council of America reports a $24 return for every $1 spent on a company wellness program for small businesses. Another survey reported companies instituting employee health and wellness programs realized a 30 percent reduction in medical and absenteeism costs in less than four years. To recognize these benefits and more, implement a workplace fitness program by following three simple steps.
By Michael Rich
The Wellness Council of America reports a $24 return for every $1 spent on a company wellness program for small businesses. Furthermore, a 2005 survey by The Art of Health Promotionreported companies instituting employee health and wellness programs realized a 30 percent reduction in medical and absenteeism costs in less than four years.
To recognize these benefits and more, implement a workplace fitness program by following these simple steps:
Are your C-suite and high-level managers lacking something, but you can't put your finger on it? Their plans for the company sound reasonable, but when they talk about the strategy in meetings, there's a lack of vitality to the delivery. "They're just not into meetings and public speaking engagements," you tell yourself. Unfortunately, the problem may be graver than that. They may be suffering from ill health ranging from undetected heart disease to a general malaise from overwork. The solution? A wellness program targeted to their needs.
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Our purpose is to create and share success. That means building the bottom line. But it’s more than that. It’s also about satisfaction in your work, and pride in the contribution you make. ISA members bring a rich variety of experience and expertise to the table. All members share a passion for learning, for new ideas, for better solutions, and for succeeding in the business we love.