Workplace Fitness Flexes the Mind
Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg’s admission that she works a 9-to-5 schedule ignited a firestorm in the tech world over work/life balance. Mashable founder Pete Cashmore nailed it when he said, “It’s up to both employers and employees to make living a healthy life socially acceptable again.”
The proof is there: Fitness and a healthy work/life balance can improve employee engagement and lead to increased productivity, effectiveness and creativity.
So what can employers do to help?
VP of Global Talent Management, Anne Reeves, for Brooks Sports reveals tips for incorporating fitness into the work day and inspiring a work/life balance.
Vice President, Global Talent Management
Anne Reeve joined Brooks Sports in 2011. With more than 30 years of experience with for-profit organizations in the high-tech, biotech, healthcare, retail, professional services, and consumer products industries, Reeve leads the human resources function for Brooks Sports employees worldwide. Reeve’s career began in marketing with the Utah Jazz, Inc. and retail sales management at Nordstrom, Inc. before tackling consulting and executive leadership roles at Waggener Edstrom Worldwide. She’s held various strategic communications, talent management, leadership development, organizational development, and executive coaching positions as a consultant and in-house counsel, most recently for Microsoft. A member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Institute of Coaching (ICPA), and OD Network, Reeve ran the 800m and 1500m for the University of Hawaii. She later earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in organizational development from Fielding Graduate University.