Using Benefits to Trim Work Life Tension

What is a benefit?  Merriam-Webster defines it as “something that produces good or helpful results or effects or that promotes well-being.”   We offer benefits for the well-being of our employees.  So how are we doing?  How would we score on a report card?  Let’s take...

Leveling the Playing Field

The elevator doors opened and I was on the 5th floor, the President of the company’s floor.  It was on the 5th floor because he did not like heights but also wanted some level of removal from the general public.  Right in front of me was a reception desk. I was...

Forget Work Life Balance: Find Your Sway

Stop trying to find work-life balance.  It rarely exists.  The scales will always become out of balance because the world never stands still.  The world around you is always changing.  New expectations, challenges, stressors and more are constantly around the next...