The Healthy Workplace

How to Improve the Well-Being of Your Employees---and Boost Your Company's Bottom Line

The Healthy Workplace

Author: Leigh Stringer
Pub Date: July 2016
Print Edition: $27.95
Print ISBN: 9780814437438
Page Count: 256
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814437445

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Leigh is clearly on the cutting edge of the revolution that is occurring between workplace health and business performance. The Healthy Workplace is research based, immensely practical, and filled with genuine insights.” — Jim Loehr, co-founder of the Human Performance Institute and renowned performance psychologist

“We’ve spent so much time trying to make people happier at work, neglecting how to make them healthier. Stringer combines the best thinking from physiology, psychology, nutrition, and sleep science into practical advice. This is a great read on a critically important topic—a must-have for anyone concerned with waistlines and bottom lines.” — Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE

“Leigh Stringer has written the definitive guide for 21st century workplaces, and every smart CEO, manager, and worker should have a well-thumbed copy of The Healthy Workplace on their desks to use as a ready reference. With fascinating research, backed by hard-hitting statistics, Stringer lays out a compelling case that, far from a luxury, creating healthy workers and workplaces is imperative for fueling productivity, creativity, and a better quality of work and life for everyone.”— Brigid Schulte, author of the New York Times bestseller Overwhelmed and director of The Better Life Lab at New America

The Healthy Workplace is a groundbreaking synopsis in the evolution of today's corporate workplace. Leigh Stringer not only demonstrates current challenges and trends which are changing corporate culture, but lays out in specific detail the ways companies can find solutions and innovations towards advancing the wellness agenda for their most coveted asset, their people. “ —Paul Scialla, Founder/CEO of Delos and International WELL Building Institute

“Leigh goes far beyond ROI and productivity and digs deep into unseen benefits of workplace wellness in The Healthy Workplace. Autonomy, creativity, mindfulness, and reduced presenteeism are just a few ways your culture will benefit from various workplace health initiatives. If you are looking to start a workplace wellness program or simply want to be inspired and re-ignite your population, this book will be an imperative tool so start reading and get out there and change some lives.” —Sam Whiteside, Chief Wellness Officer, The Motley Fool

“If you pick books that offer both learning and enjoyment, Stringer’s writing delivers mightily on both. You’ll learn why the Huffington Post has napping rooms, why we have a preference for ‘savanna landscapes,’ and what ‘acres of neutral colored work stations’ do to workforce performance. Stringer offers many long lists of practical methods workplace wellness readers can take to people managers, facilities managers and food managers alike to make their workplace a healthy one. I urge you to read it!” —Paul E. Terry, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) and Editor, The American Journal of Health Promotion

The Healthy Workplace disrupts the business-as-usual approach to wellness, and offers simple yet highly effective initiatives that break down the barriers to good health. By getting people to move away from their screens, de-stress, eat better, and live healthier lives on the job, you can achieve stunning results.

Packed with examples of innovative programs and the latest research, this persuasive and practical book opens your eyes to the negative effect that many workplace cultures have on well-being and the enormity of the health crisis. It offers a solid business case for making changes and low-cost, high-impact solutions for building healthier, more energizing environments.

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