Author Archives: jamesrdenney

Mandatory Wellness: Health Gone Wrong

This sounds too much like the efforts of a certain city in the Northeast (famous for pizza and Yankees) to regulate soda sizes. Washington state senator Rodney Tom introduced a bill on Monday that would mandate state employees’ participation in … Continue reading

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Which Is Better: Wellness Program or Happy Employees?

I’m on record as something of a minimalist. I don’t particularly like large technological apparatuses overtaking more of our lives – even though I admit my iPad usage needs to come down. I don’t like a lot of unnecessary oversight … Continue reading

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Are You Sitting Down For This? Then Stand Up

I stumbled onto a neat infographic yesterday that (once again) raises the issue of sitting. We sit so much in this country that it’s helped spur myriad health problems and health care challenges. While some workplaces are friendly to those … Continue reading

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The One Thing Every Manager Should Do

When I was a middle schooler, my math teacher had a pretty awesome program. Top-performing students could tutor classmates or kids from a lower grade. They could do it before or after school for about 45 minutes, twice a week, … Continue reading

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Wearing Apple Each Day Keeps the Doctor Away?

LinkedIn’s front page has served up another interesting article about the health care tech market: “Is Apple Moving Into Digital Health?” According to the rules of Internet article headlines, the answer is, “Basically, yes.” Check it out: Apple is looking … Continue reading

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Things That Drive Your Company’s Bottom Line Crazy

This morning, an interesting little article from Delos Cosgrove of the Cleveland Clinic appeared on the LinkedIn Healthcare home page. Titled “Things That Drive Your Doctor Crazy,” the four items that drive doctors to the drink are: Failing to take … Continue reading

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Management “Bro-Science”: Meetings

“Eat every 2-3 hours to keep your metabolism stoked and to keep from going into starvation mode.” “High reps will get you ripped, low reps are only for strength.” “You gotta drink a protein shake right after your workout.” “Never … Continue reading

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