Like most folks, I stress out about life’s roadblocks.? That’s until I saw Bill Maher on HBO.? He says stress is life, it’s part of nature.? Look at woodland creatures, he suggests.
Leadership for doctors & training isn’t always on the radar. Read our interview with the author of “Helping Physicians Become Great Managers and Leaders.”
Chief HR Officer Dan Henry discusses how and why Bright Horizons has developed such a strong organizational culture leading to 12 years of recognition as one of FORTUNE magazine’s ’100 Best Places to Work.
This year at Bright Horizons, we’re focusing on toddlers.? We’re looking at their classroom environments, their curriculum, and all aspects of their care and learning.? Why are they different’ They seem to be a ’middle population? in the world of child care.? Infant care is pretty clear.
A friend asked me if I wanted to go to the opera.? I said, ’Sure, but where is it??? When she said it would be at a local movie theater, I lost interest, but she was persistent.? ’It’s a simulcast of Don Carlo ’ straight from the Met in hi def.?? ’You’ll love it!?? So this is the modern world, I thought’ Popcorn and four and a half hours of Verdi?
Well, I did love it.
Can you tell me a little about your firm (size, practice areas, etc.)?
Nicole: Alston & Bird is a leading U.S. law firm providing legal counsel to major corporations throughout the world.
Recently, I had the pleasure of having breakfast with my 20 month old grandson.? It was a little rushed as all the adults ’ my son, daughter-in-law, and I ’ had to get to work.? The little guy, untouched by the sense of urgency, enjoyed his bagel and fruit and broke out in song (a toddler version of The Itsy Bitsy Spider), complete with gestures.? As his parents cleaned his hands for the ride to his child care center, I reached for my suit jacket and discovered that the spider gestures had somehow led to a healthy dose of cream cheese on my one and only outfit for the day.
You know the drill. Healthy employees are happy employees. Multiple studies show that happy employees are more productive, engaged, and reduce health care costs.
Close to half of employees cared for their aging parents in the last 5 years. Read some of the ways Alston & Bird helps employees manage elder care stress.
Sandy Womack, Ed.D., is a woman on a mission. Her goal? To help organizations tackle the last bastion of unmeasured spending’the tuition assistance program.
Organizations spend twenty billion dollars annually on employee education but most haven’t changed their approach to learning in the last decade, laments Dr.