The Zappos Way – “Return on Community”

Don’t miss this great article, Return on Community, about Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos. The article is not billed as a “wellness article.” But I’d rather follow Tony Hsieh’s lead and example of how to treat people and serve communities than any of the short-term, knuckle-headed concepts on incentives, health risk, BMI weight-loss schemes, HRAs, interventions, blah, blah, blah.

And while you’re at it, check out Zappos’ Wellness Program.

How to easily create a free walking trail for your wellness program

Walking is one of the simplest, cheapest, and most popular forms of physical activity for many adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 145 million adults now include walking as part of a physically active lifestyle. Why not make it even easier for your wellness program participants to go for a walk by creating a walking trail around or near your facility!

Providing a company walking trail has many benefits, such as:

  • It’s an inexpensive and much-appreciated addition to a wellness program – a lot of goodwill points with employees for not much effort needed from the wellness committee.