Invest in your leadership by subscribing to the Be Well Lead Well® newsletter.

Each month, we’ll unpack the latest research, practices, and case studies to explain why thriving is top of mind for forward-thinking leaders, and how to integrate wellbeing into your leadership, your organization, brands, and people—and just as essential, your life.

Passions you’ll find central to this newsletter:

→ How can we create the conditions for people to leave work more capable, energized, and well than when they came?
→ How does doing so benefit teams, organizations, brands, and the customers?
→ How does all of this benefit the world? 

Read the Current Issues

Subscribe

Latest Resources & Articles

New Research Shows Healthcare Leader Wellbeing Lacking

| Leading Wellbeing, News and Events, Wellbeing for You, Wellbeing for Your Organization, Wellbeing Leader | No Comments

While Leader Wellbeing Is a Linchpin to Employee Wellbeing, New Research Shows Healthcare Leaders are Struggling With their roles on the pandemic frontline for almost three years, many healthcare employees have undoubtedly experienced chronic stress. Among other things, this has shown up as a rise in mental and physical health challenges, relationships problems, anxiety about the future, absenteeism and presenteeism, and poorer decision making with potentially detrimental effects on patient care. Healthcare leaders are a linchpin to the wellbeing, stress levels, and effectiveness of healthcare employees. These leaders are charged with creating an environment in which employees can do their work well—and be well at the same time. This includes ensuring staff have autonomy to make appropriate decisions for their jobs, receive recognition for their contributions, and work in an ethical, fair, and inclusive environment. It also means equipping staff with the cognitive, emotional, and social training to cope with distress, plus use distress as a source of growth, resilience, and wellbeing. At Wisdom Works, we know the wellbeing of leaders also has a direct impact on employee wellbeing and performance. In our latest Be Well Lead Well® research we tracked 200+ healthcare leaders around the globe from April 2021-April…

Improving Education by Developing Thriving Leaders

| Leading Wellbeing, News and Events, Wellbeing for You, Wellbeing for Your Organization, Wellbeing Leader | No Comments

Principal Impact Collaborative Case Study reveals personal wellbeing as an essential driver of leadership effectiveness. As U.S. education leaders have been on the pandemic front lines dealing with mounting mental and physical health issues, significant equity gaps, and the lowest morale on record, a group of principals from North Texas showed that it is possible to boost leadership impact during this challenging time. Discover how these leaders achieved beneficial outcomes for their principals and school campuses in the Be Well Lead Well® case study, Improving Education by Developing Thriving Leaders: Lessons from The Principal Impact Collaborative. The Principal Impact Collaborative (PIC) provides learning and growth opportunities for leaders in North Texas public school districts through training in design thinking, adaptive leadership, wellbeing, and resilience, along with peer networking and collaboration. Believing that the school principal is, according to PIC’s Empowering School Leaders to Thrive report, “the most important linchpin to creating a dynamic equilibrium between student and adult needs in schools,” PIC has intentionally focused on increasing the ability of these leaders to thrive as a core part of their leadership development. Using the Be Well Lead Well Pulse®, a framework of thriving and science-based assessment system pioneered by Wisdom…

Innovative FUEL Practices You Can Use Now

| Leading Wellbeing, Wellbeing for You, Wellbeing for Your Organization, Wellbeing Leader | No Comments

Cultures around the world have long known that eating well, getting plenty of physical activity throughout the day, enjoying high quality sleep, and breathing mindfully contribute to physiological and psychological vitality. Wise leaders have a personalized FUEL strategy that’s part of their daily routine, and they coach their teams to do the same. FUEL, one of the six key wellbeing dimensions measured in Be Well Lead Well Pulse®, is the proactive and strategic use of how you eat, move, rest, and breathe to thrive in your life and leadership. Learning to use FUEL purposefully is one of the six essential shifts you can make to amplify thriving in your team and organization, starting with yourself. Here are four innovative, zero-cost FUEL practices to test for yourself: 1. EATING FOR FUEL: Use your gut to regulate your emotions. When Naomi, a beverage company executive I coached, complained of brain fog, anxiety, and reactiveness, we both knew these were signals of her experiencing too much stress. One of her strategies for boosting her cognitive and emotional wellbeing was to nurture a healthier gut microbiome. Why? Because recent evidence points to the gut microbiome as a key player in mental and physical health….

New Be Well Lead Well® Case Study reveals personal wellbeing as an essential driver of leadership effectiveness.

As U.S. education leaders have been on the pandemic front lines dealing with mounting mental and physical health issues, significant equity gaps, and the lowest morale on record, a group of principals from North Texas showed that it is possible to boost leadership impact during this challenging time.

Discover how the leaders @picatuntd achieved beneficial outcomes for their principals and school campuses in the Be Well Lead Well® case study, "Improving Education by Developing Thriving Leaders: Lessons from The Principal Impact Collaborative."

--
#BeWellLeadWell #Thriving #WellbeingLeadership #ConsciousLeadership #ReadytoThrive #wellbeing #workplacewellbeing #employeengagement #innovation #growth #learning #leadershipdevelopment #education #campusculture #thrivingculture #schoolleaders #studentswellbeing #teacherswellbeing
Are people in your team and organization #thriving? Are you?

Prioritizing thriving is one of the biggest opportunities for reimagining leadership and work today. The global pandemic, supply chain problems, and other major problems have driven organizational and human costs of too much stress. As a result, in today’s war for talent, wellbeing is a key differentiator. Many leaders are resetting their organizations with the principles of wholeness, connectedness, adaptability, and resilience. These leaders know: A thriving company requires thriving people.

Discover the 6 essential shifts leaders are making to prioritize thriving in their teams and organizations, starting with themselves in the latest Be Well Lead Well® newsletter (link in bio). 

--
#BeWellLeadWell #Thriving #WellbeingLeadership #ConsciousLeadership #ReadytoThrive #wellbeing #workplacewellbeing #employeengagement #innovation #growth #learning #leadershipdevelopment
Why thriving? Because #thriving is a dynamic and renewable capacity which exists within every human being—plus, it’s a pragmatic skill you and your team can develop to elevate effectiveness. 

Start by experimenting with the "Tap Into Your Stories of Thriving" practice included in our latest newsletter (link in profile). 

--
#BeWellLeadWell #Thriving #WellbeingLeadership #ConsciousLeadership #ReadytoThrive #wellbeing #workplacewellbeing #employeengagement #innovation #growth #learning #leadershipdevelopment
1K leaders worldwide say learning how to prioritize their #wellbeing is crucial to leading teams through chaos in the first-ever Be Well Lead Well Pulse® Insights Report. Get your copy with tips for improving #thriving at work via the link in our bio.
Breathing as Fuel is one of 19 psychometrics we measure using the #wellbeing leadership assessment Be Well Lead Well Pulse®. Through data we’ve collected with close to 2,000 leaders worldwide, we’ve learned that leaders score exceedingly low on consciously using their #breath, even when science has shown it is one of the best ways to make positive, self-regulating shifts in their state of mind and turn stressors into an opportunity for “calm alertness. 

Discover techniques for incorporating breathing into your leadership style via our latest updates (link in bio). 

--
#BeWellLeadWell #Thriving #WellbeingLeadership #ConsciousLeadership #ReadytoThrive #wellbeing #workplacewellbeing #employeengagement #innovation #growth #learning #leadershipdevelopment