The Power of Blue Zones in Business

In a world where business success is often measured by financial gains and market dominance, the concept of applying “Blue Zones” to a business can offer a refreshing perspective and benefits. Coined by Dan Buettner, Blue Zones are regions around the world where people live longer, healthier lives, often surpassing the global average by significant margins.

How to Navigate Stress for High Business Performance

In 2023, the UK witnessed its highest sick leave rates in a decade (1). Seventy-six percent of professionals report experiencing moderate to high stress levels, marking a 13% increase from 2022 (2). Deloitte estimates the annual cost of poor mental health among employees to be between £42 billion and £45 billion. Presenteeism alone imposes a yearly cost of up to £29 billion on UK employers and now has more impact than physical absence on businesses’ bottom line (3).

The Paradox of Imposter Syndrome

As humans, we experience up to 60’000 thoughts per day. that is according to Dr. Fred Luskin at Stanford University (1). These thoughts vary from the mundane to the intrusive and the outright ‘negative’.

Nutrition in the New Year

Many New Year’s resolutions are made each year all with the right intentions yet fall by the wayside come early February. Research suggests that while approximately half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions, only 8% of them achieve them.

Whose Responsibility is Wellbeing Anyway?

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Whose Responsibility is Wellbeing Anyway? There is growing noise – in the workplace, the media, in online communities and even the European Parliament- around where the responsibility for wellbeing lies. And this debate should also factor in the responsibility at team level in organisations. So how do we go about unpicking where individual responsibility lies […]