Many companies are offering height adjustable desks as well as standing and walking workstations to improve employee health – which is fantastic – but there are many other benefits often being overlooked. Movement is a critical tool to increase the ability to perform better on the job as well as at home. Continue reading →
What comes to mind when you think of a power lunch? I think of a swank restaurant filled with corporate execs meeting their three-martini quotas. Very Mad Men. Very 1960’s. The power lunch of today typically takes place in your car. Going through the drive-thru to grab whatever you can. Neither one of these scenarios are great for afternoon performance and productivity. Continue reading →
You block time off on your calendar to workout, but everyone knows “it’s just for your workouts” and schedules meetings during that time anyway. Perhaps you get the stink eye every time you walk out of the office with your gym bag. Is your work environment conducive to resiliency and performance or is it working against you?
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You’re most likely squeezing in three days worth of work each day – your scheduled work time, the time before, after and in-between, and your responsibilities when you get home. How are you training to be able keep up? Continue reading →
Workplace and personal demands won’t be decreasing any time soon, and organizations need to give their employees every tool possible to achieve business objectives while minimizing burnout, turnover and health related costs. Continue reading →
Odds are, you may have made a commitment this week to change some of your current habits and routines. Habits are hard to break because by their very nature they are non-conscious, and we don’t think much about them. In order to add some consciousness, set up a trigger to remind you to practice your new behaviors. Continue reading →
This week’s challenge is to only eat to about 80% full at meals – what the Japanese call Hara Hachi Bu. Continue reading →
I’m very excited to be launching a series of Weekly Challenges around resiliency, nutrition and exercise. My hope is that you may be able to make some tweaks to your current habits and routines that will leave you feeling energized, focused and healthy. Continue reading →
One of my executive coaching clients recently had an “a-ha” moment I thought might be relevant to many of you: “It’s hard to find time to exercise and I need to get back in the habit of scheduling it. I will never have “spare” time to exercise. I have to make time and I have to see that time as a gift to myself, and a commitment that I’m not willing to break.” Continue reading →
While on vacation we were staying at a hotel that had a gym and I was REALLY looking forward to a good workout as it had been several days since I was able to work up a good sweat. I followed the signs to the gym only to find out upon arriving that it hadn’t been built yet. Good thing they managed to get those signs up though. Continue reading →
JENNY EVANS is a performance expert that delivers keynote speeches to help employees improve productivity, resiliency, health and energy.
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