Many companies are able to relieve work-related stress by rewarding employees with holiday parties, raises or bonuses. For those companies that do not have the financial resources to do so, here are some suggestions for managers and C-Suite leaders.
I have worked at other companies where just leaving my desk to grab a quick bite to eat would leave me riddled with guilt. The reality is, if we aren't taking care of ourselves, productivity and creativity suffer.
There's surprisingly little rigorous evidence demonstrating that companies really can make money by doing more good. To this end, my collaborators and I have spent time over the last several years carefully document the positive impact of kinder, gentler corporate initiatives.