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Feed your Brain!

The Care and Feeding of the Brain

by Charles K. Bens, Ph.D. - in Focused

The brain is probably our most complicated and influential organ because it is the control center for virtually everything that happens in our body. Whether we are working, playing, eating or sleeping it is the brain that decides how well we perform and the…

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Is Eating Breakfast Important For Health? Maybe Not So Much…

Jonathan Dugas, PhD, Vitality Group - in Focused

The idea of breakfast being the most important meal of the day could have been cooked up by a food manufacturer—but regardless of its origins, many…

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4 Reasons a Diverse Sales Team Will Boost Revenue

Eliot Burdett - in Focused

On International Women’s Day, it is worth examining how diversity in the workplace has been an issue since the civil war. In February 1869, a letter…

Reaching the Millennials In Your Office

3 Tips for Reaching the Millennials In Your Office

Kim Bassett - in Focused

Millennials (born between 1980 and 2000) are the product of the Baby Boomer and GenXers. While Boomers and GenXers are typically known for being driven and career-minded, they are the generations that started the movement for work-life balance. Boomers are…

Millennials Will Play an Important Role as Baby Boomers Age

Millennials Will Play an Important Role as Baby Boomers Age

Kim Basset - in Focused

Each generation develops its own identity as they move through society. Much of this is a cause and effect relationship as they have to adapt to the political and economic climate in order to survive and thrive. The Greatest Generation, those who grew up in…

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The “Three Cs”: Choosing the Right Healthcare at the Right Time

Dr. Mayrene Hernandez & Dr. Chad Masters - in Focused

If you start having chest pains or receive a head injury, you probably realize you should go to the emergency room (ER) right away. But for medical issues that are urgent but not an emergency – such as a sinus infection or an ankle injury – many people…

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11 Travel Hacks for the Road Warriors

Nathan Walz - in Focused

Have you noticed that you’re not as sharp after business travel? A recent Time article, Why Jet Lag Is Worse than You Think, discusses the effects of jet lag on mental and physical performance. Based on data from more than 40,000 baseball games, players…

What is Your Most Successful Hiring Strategy

What is Your Most Successful Hiring Strategy?

Amanda Wilks - in Focused

Recruiting the right candidates has never been easy and today’s competitive market makes recruiter’s job even harder. Thousands of companies post job advertisements daily hoping to find qualified prospects who are willing to accept their offer. How will…

How to stay resolved in 2017

Out-of-the-Box Tips to Keep You Resolved in 2017

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Focused

New Year’s resolutions. Are you still keeping yours? More than half of us make them, but only eight percent keep them. And far too often, this year’s list is pulled straight from the recycling bin of last year’s good intentions. It’s time to change…

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Preventive Healthcare: Shifting the Self-Care Paradigm

Charles Bens, Ph.D. - in Focused

The existing healthcare system is based on the treatment of symptoms, even though 80 percent of illness is preventable. That means simply that individuals and their doctors are doing precious little to prevent disease, even though they could. This has led…

World AIDS Day

What Employers Can do for World AIDS Day

Daniel Pyne - in Focused

Today, December 1, 2016, is World AIDS Day, a day that gives the world an opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV and to support the over 40 million people across the world infected with the virus. With so many people living with HIV, it is difficult…

Black Friday Sale 2016

3 Black Friday Tips for Saving Even More Money

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Focused

“If you catch yourself drooling while making your Black Friday shopping list, don’t be surprised,” says Dr. Kit Yarrow, an author and consumer psychologist who also just happens to be a retail expert. A retail expert? Yes, that’s right! Yarrow has…