Would you allow your employees to spendwhatever they wanted on workplaceproducts or services . . . and still expect tostay in business?The answer is probably “no.”
Do you provide insurancebenefits for your workforce, yetfail to stress how important goodstewardship is “in the way thosebenefits are spent?”The answer might be a resounding “maybe.”
Have the insurance benefits you provide becomeso expensive you’ve had to minimize benefits, goto higher deductibles or shift the cost to youremployees (effectively lowering theircompensation)?The answer could well be“we’re getting there fast.”
Are you frustrated by the need to find theright balance between encouraging andsupporting employees to make healthylifestyle choices, without oversteppinglegal and ethical boundaries?The answer is probably “yes. It’s atough one.”
Do you think maybe it’s time tostep in, get involved in “theirbusiness” by creating theopportunity to improveunhealthy lifestyle behaviors?The answer should be “yes, absolutely yes!”(At this point, getting involved in “their business” is “your business,” literally.)
What impresses me most is that five years after wecompleted our LoneStart Team Esteem Challenge, ourhealthier behaviors are still evident. We continue tohave great participation and my hospital continues toderive the many benefits of a fitter, happier, moreengaged team. This is the best investment I’vemade as a hospital administrator.__ Raz Cook, MSN, FACHE, Administrator, ETMC Fairfield
This is what we do. We partner withour clients to engage all of theiremployees in a team-buildingbehavioral strategy designed to create anew culture where healthier behaviorsare learned, adopted, shared, andsustained.
Liability or Asset? Expense or Investment? Burden or Opportunity? Maybe it’s time to change the way you think about wellness?Contact us 512.894.3440 www.lonestartnow.com