They say it takes a village to raise a child — that a child has the best ability to become a healthy adult if the entire community takes an active role in contributing to the rearing of the child. But what about more than one child? What about an entire generation of children?
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, hosted our first Health Means Business National Summit on Feb. 15-16, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
Opportunity is at the heart of the American Dream, and at the heart of opportunity is a job. When the right person fills the right job, we all benefit—families, neighborhoods, businesses. We all grow and prosper. Yet, there’s a disconnect in our country.
With every advance in automation and artificial intelligence, the American workplace changes. While changing employment demands are obvious in information technology, they are no less pronounced in energy, health care, manufacturing, and other sectors that have long relied on manual labor.
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is gift; and that’s why it’s called the present.” ------ Eleanor Roosevelt.
Mindfulness is a skill, a practice to remind us to pay attention to ourselves, others and the world around us.
For most U.S. businesses, employee churn creates a costly challenge. Employers can spend 16-20% of an individual’s yearly salary to hire and train entry-level employees, and as much as 50% or more in specialized sectors.
Every day we’re buffeted by “noise” from all the daily demands of work and life. How can we stay calm in this midst of all this? By taking an approach called Mindfulness.