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Building an environment to retain today’s workforce involves looking beyond traditional corporate values, metrics, and benefits.  The business of work has changed. Some say the pandemic made a large impact on employee outlook and how we view the everyday work experience.  Finding happiness in each day became paramount. This caused a mind shift in the …

A growing trend among employers is programs designed to increase the volunteer efforts of employees. How successful are these programs? What’s the purpose of these programs? The answer is like so many others in business: it depends. Your volunteer program could be enhancing morale and aiding retention, or it could be turning employees off. It …

Last several years Mental Health has certainly been a hot-button topic…We at the TBC have seen our clients really take a hard look at how they can improve their offerings and improve awareness…today, I want to share with you some stats regarding what the industry is doing to help. These stats come from an industry …

8 steps to organizational alignment

Have you ever driven a car with its wheels out of alignment? The ride is smooth at lower speeds, while it shakes vigorously and uncomfortably at higher speeds. Executing strategy in organizations can behave in a similar fashion. If people in a company are misaligned, the ride can begin to feel bumpy at higher speeds …

On-site and Near Site Clinics

1 00:00:02,600 –> 00:00:05,500 Hey, Michael Godwin here with the benefit company quick follow-up message 2 00:00:05,500 –> 00:00:08,100 on Direct Primary Care through near site and 3 00:00:08,100 –> 00:00:12,400 on-site clinics. I’ve posted a few videos on this topic this year and this 4 00:00:12,400 –> 00:00:15,200 is another in that series. If …

I recently learned that a fellow friend and colleague’s daughter was instrumental in developing the brand new 988 Suicide line. The new three-digit dialing code will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 160 crisis centers that provides 24/7 …

Communicating Optimism

Bad news travels fast so they say. People are quick to pass along negative stories, ideas and if we are being observant, behaviors. Conversely, an optimistic idea (positivity) takes effort to multiply to the masses. You must know their biases or historical experiences to be successful in getting a positive message of optimism to take …

How many times have you had a great idea, an idea that you thought could change the course of your team, your department, or even your company only to have it shot down?  To have the status quo chosen over this beautiful, incredible, amazing idea. Well, I’m here to tell you that your peers or …

Wellness Incentives to Match the Action

Do your well-being incentives reinforce the well-being activity? While cash or a gift card to a favorite retailer might be appreciated, employers often miss the opportunity to further promote healthy activity by using well-themed incentives. In a previous post, Wellness Incentives: Everyone Doesn’t Have to Get a Trophy,  we shared how a raffle-style big reward …