My friend and workplace wellness expert, Ken Holtyn, has been successfully implementing wellness programs for small and medium-size workplaces for 30 years. He recently told me this about the history of workplace wellness:
“Worksite wellness has stuck its foot in its mouth big time − twice. Once, when in the early days of wellness some bright soul told a company how much money they could save them. And 30 years later we are still trying to prove it!