Empathia, Inc. and ICAS International Announce Global Employee Assistance Program

Empathia, Inc. and ICAS International Announce Global Employee Assistance Program https://www.newswire.com/news/empathia-inc-and-icas-international-announce-global-employee-10117930 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 12, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Empathia, Inc. and ICAS International have signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement that establishes a powerful new market proposition – LifeMatters Global. This comprehensive worldwide service enables U.S. multi-national companies to deliver a consistent Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefit around the…

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Real Relaxation

“…Goldfinger could not have known that high tension was Bond’s natural way of life and that pressure and danger relaxed him.” – Ian Fleming, Goldfinger This is just one more way that I will never be like James Bond! Tension is not for me! I find high tension enervating if it goes on for too…

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How Engaged are Your Employees?

Employee engagement is essential to productivity, workplace culture, and the bottom line. Despite increasing efforts by employers to improve engagement, it remains stagnant. In fact, 70% of employees are disengaged according to Gallup’s “State of the American Workplace” report. And the same report concludes that companies who have engaged workers experience 147% higher earnings per…

Fear and Imagination, Part 1

The Maze, a district of Canyonlands National Park near Moab, Utah, is known (to those who know of it) for its austere beauty and forbidding, inhospitable terrain. A desolate, harsh expanse of orange-red canyons, craggy sandstone formations and barren rock, it seems perfectly named if you imagine its bewildering array of ravines and gulches as being…

What Have We Learned?

Over the years of working in the helping professions, my views on how people cope with life and how they change have differed from what they were when my career began. I was as idealistic as anyone could be back then. I came charging out of graduate school on a white horse — ready, eager and determined…