Wellbeing The Five Essential Elements

Author: Tom Rath
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781595620408
Release Date: 2010-05-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Shows the interconnections among the elements of well-being, how they cannot be considered independently, and provides readers with a research-based approach to improving all aspects of their lives.

12

Author: Rodd Wagner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781595620477
Release Date: 2014-12-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Based on the largest study of worker attitudes in the world and more than a decade of Gallup research, the authors explain the 12 Elements essential to motivating employees. The book also features the inspiring stories of 12 managers around the world who succeeded in these dimensions. More than a decade ago, Gallup combed through its database of more than 1 million employee and manager interviews to identify the 12 elements most important for sustaining high performance. These were identified in the 1999 bestseller First, Break All the Rules. The Gallup study now includes 9 million employee and manager interviews spanning 114 countries and conducted in 41 languages. The authors weave together the latest Gallup insights with recent discoveries in the fields of psychology, physiology, game theory, neuroscience, and management. Chapters in the book follow great managers as they harness employee engagement to turn around a failing call center, save a struggling restaurant, improve patient care in a hospital, maintain production through power outages, and face a host of other challenges in settings around the world. Written to be accessible to all managers and employees, 12 explains what every company needs to know about human nature on the job.

Eat Move Sleep

Author: Tom Rath
Publisher: Missionday, LLC
ISBN: 9781939714015
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Health & Fitness

Once in a while, a book comes along that changes how you think, feel, and act every day. In Eat Move Sleep, #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Rath delivers a book that will improve your health for years to come. While Tom’s bestsellers on strengths and well-being have already inspired more than 5 million people in the last decade, Eat Move Sleep reveals his greatest passion and expertise. Quietly managing a serious illness for more than 20 years, Tom has assembled a wide range of information on the impact of eating, moving, and sleeping. Written in his classic conversational style, Eat Move Sleep features the most proven and practical ideas from his research. This remarkably quick read offers advice that is comprehensive yet simple and often counterintuitive but always credible. Eat Move Sleep will help you make good decisions automatic — in all three of these interconnected areas. With every bite you take, you will make better choices. You will move a lot more than you do today. And you will sleep better than you have in years. More than a book, Eat Move Sleep is a new way to live.

Strengths Based Leadership

Author: Tom Rath
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781595620255
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

Two leadership consultants identify three keys to being a more effective leader: knowing your strengths and investing in others' strengths, getting people with the right strengths on your team, and understanding and meeting the four basic needs of those who look to you for leadership.

Vital Friends

Author: Tom Rath
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781595620361
Release Date: 2006-08-01
Genre: Business & Economics

#1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Rath delivers a fascinating read that will change the way you look at your family, friends, coworkers, and significant other. What’s the quickest way to ruin a friendship? Can bosses actually learn something from marriages? Are very close friendships in the workplace such a bad thing? These are just a few of the questions that #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Rath asked when he embarked on a massive study of friendships. Along with several leading researchers, Rath pored through the literature, conducted several experiments, and analyzed more than 5 million interviews from The Gallup Organization’s worldwide database. His team’s discoveries produced Vital Friends, a book that challenges long-held assumptions people have about their relationships. And the team’s landmark discovery — that people who have a “best friend at work” are seven times as likely to be engaged in their job — is sure to rattle the structure of organizations around the world. Drawing on research and case studies from topics as diverse as marriage, management, and architecture, Vital Friends reveals what’s common to all truly essential friendships: a regular focus on what each person is contributing to the friendship — rather than the all-too-common approach of expecting one person to be everything. The book includes a unique ID code that provides access to the Vital Friends Assessment and website. This groundbreaking test reveals which friends play each of the eight vital friendship roles in your life. Tom Rath’s fast-paced and inviting storytelling takes a mountain of important research and makes it remarkably accessible and applicable. By the time you finish reading Vital Friends, you’ll see your family, friends, coworkers, and significant other in a whole new light.

How Full Is Your Bucket For Kids

Author: Tom Rath
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781595620279
Release Date: 2009-04-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Using the metaphor of a bucket, Felix's grandfather explains how being kind is the most fulfilling way to go about one's life and encourages him not to be dissuaded by those who choose a different path in this inspiring tale about how one person's actions can impact those of others.

The Healthy Workplace

Author: Leigh Stringer
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 9780814437445
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Business & Economics

When employees thrive, the company thrives. Is your workplace working for you and your employees? Studies show that unhealthy work habits, like staring at computer screens and rushing through fast-food lunches are taking their toll in the form of increased absenteeism, lost productivity, and higher insurance costs-but it doesn't have to be that way. Companies such as Google, Apple, Aetna, and Johnson Johnson have used innovative techniques to incorporate healthy habits and practices into the workday and into their culture-with impressive ROI. Packed with real-life examples and the latest research, The Healthy Workplace proves that it pays to invest in your people's well-being and reveals how to: Create a healthier, more energizing environment * Reduce stress to enhance concentration * Inspire movement at work * Use choice architecture to encourage beneficial behaviors * Support better sleep * Heighten productivity without adding hours to the workday Filled with tips for immediate improvement and guidelines for building a long-term plan, The Healthy Workplace will boost both employee well-being and the bottom line.

Are You Fully Charged

Author: Tom Rath
Publisher: Missionday, LLC
ISBN: 9781939714053
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Tom Rath, author of five influential bestsellers, reveals the three keys that matter most for our daily health and well-being, as well as our engagement in our work. Drawing on the latest and most practical research from health, psychology, and economics, this book focuses on changes we can make to create better days for ourselves and others. Are You Fully Charged? will challenge you to stop pursuing happiness and start creating meaning instead, lead you to rethink your daily interactions with the people who matter most, and show you how to put your own health first in order to be your best every day.

Well Being

Author: Danielle Copperman
Publisher: Kyle Books
ISBN: 9780857835048
Release Date: 2018-03-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

With over 200 recipes and 60 rituals, Well Being is divided into time-specific sections, taking you through the day from morning to evening, with each section offering harmonising practices and recipes for specific feelings, moods and situations. With tips on food and mindful living, Danielle guides you through simple rituals such as breathwork (Pranayama), meditation and yoga postures, and offers delicious, all-natural recipes such as Date, Almond and Orange Blossom Bircher, Cassava Bagels and White Bean Carbonara as well as basic pantry staples such as Almond Cashew Mayonnaise, Kombucha and Sauerkraut. There are also recipes for your home, such as Coconut Oil Candles and a Calming Essential Oil Atmosphere Spray, alongside natural beauty treatments such as Wake Up Well Brightening Face Spritz. With this unique collection of recipes and rituals, you can explore exactly what helps you to live and function well and take whichever parts of Danielle's advice that fits into your life. @dcopperman (Instagram)

How to Build a Thriving Culture at Work

Author: Rosie Ward
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9781483546964
Release Date: 2014-12-22
Genre: Business & Economics

Hailed as a must read by industry leaders, “How to Build a Thriving Culture at Work, Featuring the 7 Points of Transformation” is a fusion of organizational development and employee wellbeing that provides a sustainable solution for creating thriving workplace cultures. In a clear, easy-to-understand format, Drs. Ward and Robison explain why traditional models of organizational development and employee wellbeing often fail, assert the need for a radical paradigm shift, and offer a step-by-step action plan featuring The 7 Points of Transformation for organizations that want to thrive instead of merely survive. This unique approach to integrating organizational and employee wellbeing will free, fuel and inspire employees to bring their best selves to work each day. “How to Build a Thriving Culture at Work” offers solutions for HR & Wellness professionals who are confused about or disappointed with wellness programs, frustrated by the failure of traditional business development initiatives, or simply want to improve their workplace culture. You’ll discover: • How current approaches to organizational and employee wellbeing are based on outdated worldviews, and why these flawed foundations are wreaking havoc in today’s workplace cultures. • The outdated science that has created a pervasive stuckness in our approaches to both organizational and employee wellbeing. • Why organizations should shift from “wellness” to “wellbeing.” • How to use the new scientific discoveries of the past 100 plus years to usher organizational and employee wellbeing into the 21st century. * How to transition from traditional approaches to “getting” people to change (i.e., extrinsic methods) to creating the conditions to support intrinsic motivation. * The 7 Points of Transformation, a step-by-step blueprint for building a thriving workplace culture like you would a structurally sound and aesthetically pleasing house. • An in-depth explanation of each of the 7 Points of Transformation. • How to apply the 7 Points of Transformation to guide the culture change journey. FREE tools with book: • Ward & Robison’s exclusive workplace culture audit – an online audit that will give you an instant snapshot of the health of your culture. • 7 Points of Transformation video series – 7 videos with an in-depth at each of the 7 Points of Transformation to build a thriving workplace culture.

Flourish

Author: Martin E. P. Seligman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439190760
Release Date: 2012-02-07
Genre: Psychology

Explains the four pillars of well-being--meaning and purpose, positive emotions, relationships, and accomplishment--placing emphasis on meaning and purpose as the most important for achieving a life of fulfillment.

The Blessing

Author: John Trent
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418513337
Release Date: 2011-05-02
Genre: Religion

The best-selling classic that helps children thrive today and experience a special future tomorrow. Now revised, updated, and enhanced for a new generation! Children of every age long for the gift of “the blessing” — the unconditional love and approval that come from a healthy relationship with their parents. This life-changing gift, essential for instilling a deep sense of self-worth and unshakable emotional well-being, contains five essential elements: meaningful touch, a spoken message, attaching high value, picturing a special future, and an active commitment. Offering solid, practical advice and a fresh perspective on making this gift a bigger part of our families, The Blessing powerfully communicates these biblically based elements as necessary to prepare children for positive future relationships, including their relationship with a loving God. But what if we’ve missed out on the blessing in our own lives? The book includes hope for “reversing the curse” and helps readers find blessing in situations of divorce, death, desertion, adoption, and blended families. New to this updated edition are practical ideas, questions, exercises, and links for online resources — plus practical advice for planning a blessing event for a child, preparing a written keepsake blessing, and living out the blessing every day of our lives.

WELL BEING

Author: Sheena Johnson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319625485
Release Date: 2017-10-15
Genre: Business & Economics

This book is the second edition of Well-being: Productivity and Happiness at Work that shows how to improve well-being in organizations. As with its predecessor, this new edition is remarkably timely. It explores the latest findings in the research on wellbeing and offers practical guidelines to the reader on how to promote well-being, productivity and happiness at work High levels of well-being at work are good for the employee and the organization. It means lower sickness-absence levels, better retention and more satisfied customers. People with higher levels of well-being live longer, pursue happier lives and are easier to work with. This updated edition provides an extensive overview of resilience at work and how this affects wellbeing. It introduces new topics such as what organizations need to consider about wellbeing in the context of an ageing workforce. It provides new case studies that have been conducted in the last few years including a case study on health and wellbeing in the Civil Service.

Human Sigma

Author: John H. Fleming
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781595620453
Release Date: 2007-10-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Six Sigma changed the face of manufacturing quality. Now, HumanSigma is poised to do the same for sales and services. Human Sigma offers an innovative research-based approach to one of the toughest challenges facing sales and services companies today: how to effectively manage the employee-customer encounter to drive business success. What would your company look like if you could increase the revenue and profitability potential of every customer by more than 20 percent? What if you could double the productivity of every employee? And what if these two phenomena together could drive overall organizational performance exponentially? What would your company look like? And how would you go about creating this kind of change? One thing is certain: Business leaders are never going to inspire higher levels of employee productivity and build more passionate customer relationships by doing the same things they have tried for the past 25 years. Business leaders need something fresh. Something new. The last thing they need is more of the same old conventional wisdom about “satisfying” their employees and their customers. Based on solid research by The Gallup Organization, Human Sigma will appeal to senior leaders and line managers alike who are looking for a way to dramatically increase productivity, retain a base of high value customers, and improve overall business performance. Human Sigma is: • Rigorous: Based on research involving hundreds of companies, and over 10 million employees and 10 million customers around the world. • Innovative: Cutting-edge management science supported by data, including brain imaging research into customer’s emotional connections to the companies they love. • Practical: The principles in the book were developed from observations of real-life successes, not some fictional freaks-of-nature that exist only in a laboratory. As such, the lessons contained in the book have been tested in the real world, and can be applied in many situations. • Interactive: The book contains a code that can be used to estimate the potential value of HumanSigma to readers’ organizations.