I would first like to extend a big congratulations to everyone at JustBats.com for being nominated as one of the healthiest places to work in the Kansas City area. The criteria for this award is based on the actions taken by a company to improve the overall health of their workforce. Healthiest Employer, LLC is a privately held company that has developed a system of evaluating wellness initiatives within a work site. Their mission is as follows:
Healthiest Employers is dedicated to measuring wellness programming in today’s employers. Our mission is simple: to collect data, analyze trends, and offer insights to wellness-minded organizations.
As a company, Healthiest Employers strives to motivate other companies to evolve their health initiatives to the next level. Wellness initiatives are becoming more and more popular within business work sites for a number of reasons. People are starting to notice the correlation between health status and productivity level, absenteeism percentage, health insurance premiums, and the overall cultural climate of a population. As much as we differ from person to person we all have one thing in common: the need to maintain our physical health. Some people find that when they improve their physical health, it correlates with improving other aspects of their health as well.
If you were to flip through any of the success model books available in the JustBats.com library, you will likely find at least one chapter devoted to maintaining good physical health as a means to accomplishing your life goals. This is no coincidence, it is science. If you invest time and energy into fueling your body by consuming necessary nutrients and exercising regularly, your body will definitely return the favor.
JustBats.com has improved greatly from last year’s KC’s Healthiest Employers assessment, and that is something to be celebrated. But there is much room to improve. With our technological resources and energetic population, we really do have the opportunity to be a model for other businesses who want to implement fun, creative, and innovative wellness initiatives.
The Healthiest Employers awards banquet is February 13 and we are all anxious to see where JustBats.com stands in this year’s results. There is no way to manufacture the cultural climate of a population, it just happens naturally, and the culture that has developed at JustBats.com is a direct reflection of who we are. So thank you to everyone at JustBats.com, and keep up the good work!