Kristi Hoffman of PBS’ Business 360° travels to Ann Arbor, Michigan to visit with Kumanu Founder and Chief Purpose Officer Dr. Vic Strecher to explore the intersection of behavior change and technology — and finds out why purpose is the key to keeping us, as busy humans, healthier and productive.
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New year, new prescription for Dr. Carr. This month, he dives into way you can connect to and strengthen your life purpose may be the best resolution you can make this year. As always, there are steps for leaders to take to start helping their team quickly.
2021 was definitely not boring. And as we prepare to say goodbye to another year and welcome a brand new one, we have some content this month that can help you address both areas of need. A new PurposeCase about finding joy. A post about how to rethink benefits in 2022. And a sneak peak into our latest research.
What do you and your employees consider first when it’s time to consider benefits? Health insurance, childcare, perhaps continuing education credit? Why not wellbeing? You’d think two years into a pandemic, employee wellbeing would top the list and be at the forefront of benefits leaders’ minds
We can all find ways to bring more joy into our lives! In this month’s PurposeCast, Dr. Vic Strecher and Rich Sheridan discuss the benefits of joy and how to cultivate it in your life and work each day. Rich Sheridan has been delivering inspiring keynotes about the business value of joy worldwide for more than a decade. Listen in as he and Dr. Strecher provide valuable, actionable insights to help you create an environment that promotes joy
The purpose of better.com, to disrupt a broken system to make homeownership simpler and more accessible for all Americans, is something to build on. It’s something that can influence people to bring their best each day. But that’s only part of the equation to building a purposeful culture. Here are some suggestions to complete the picture.
Faculty, staff, and students are experiencing wellbeing challenges like never before. While many universities recognize their wellbeing approaches aren’t meeting the moment to address the needs of their university population, some universities are finding innovative ways to rise to the challenge.
Today’s workers are experiencing wellbeing challenges like never before — and the continuing uncertainty and return to work strategies have further complicated these challenges. While many employers recognize their wellbeing approaches aren’t meeting the moment to address the needs of their workforce, some health systems are finding ways to meet employee needs.
Loving-kindness meditation is one form of mindfulness practice that focuses on the appreciation of ourselves and others. When times get hard, we often feel that our ability to extend kindness to and beyond ourselves is buried. This meditation will show you the pathway back to those reserves of kindness and benevolent energy.
Dr. Carr shares his thoughts on why Thanksgiving is an important time to look back and forward, be present, and remember the things that make us human. Dr. Carr shares some strategies and tips to help leaders lead with more purpose and bring out the best in their people’s work and lives.
With the holidays on the horizon, a time of reflection is fast upon us. What worked well? How do get better? Much of the content we created this month and have planned for next month focuses on these critical questions. Get ready for 2022 starting now, with our October Newsletter.
Dr. Carr is back with another Dr. Carr’s Corner. This month, he tackles the loneliness and isolation that the holiday season brings. For many people, this year’s holidays might be even more difficult to navigate. How can leaders and organizations help? Find out in this month’s edition.
Talent retention and recruiting are sometimes viewed as two distinct operations. And the wave of resignations have certainly put retention in the limelight. But what about the talent leaving other organizations that could be a great fit for yours? In this post, we explore questions and strategies to harmonize retention and attraction.
Every person has more to them than meets the eye. They are complex human beings with various social identities, access, and lived experiences. Our starting points are different, and this shows both in our personal and professional lives. This diversity of background is one of our greatest strengths as it positions each of us to be an ally to others.
Disconnected. High stress and anxiety. Burned out. Feeling undervalued. Today’s workers are experiencing wellbeing challenges like never before — and the continuing uncertainty and return to work strategies have further complicated these challenges. While many employers recognize their wellbeing approaches aren’t meeting the moment to address the needs of their workforce, some are.