Employees are the engine that keeps companies running. And healthy employees, who are emotionally, mentally, and physically prepared to take on whatever challenge is in front of them, are more likely to make the companies they work for grow and flourish. Seems pretty simple, right? So why are most workplaces so unhealthy? Without our paying attention, the way we work has changed and our work style is such that our workplaces are no longer supporting our health or productivity. In this book, the author shows strategies and plans that help make the employees and the work environment healthier.
“You might be but, in the short run, it won’t be cheap. Author Leigh Stringer has many, many great ideas that your employees would no doubt appreciate, but few of those ideas can be done on a budget; some, in fact, may require extensive workplace remodeling. Even so, Stringer offers compelling reasons for business owners to at least look into better well-being programs – or, to at least look the other way if their employees are already taking initiatives on their own.”– Twin Cities Business
"The title says it all, really. Helping your employees stay healthy can help your business turn a profit. Business owners, managers, even shareholders, should pay attention to this." – Herald Business
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