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Carb Loaded

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=carb+loaded+documentary I recently watched a documentary on amazon.com/amazonprime called Carb-Loaded, and would encourage anyone who is interested in health & wellness, either for themselves or for their organization, to watch it. It follows a similar theme to other health & wellness documentaries - that what we are eating is hurting us, making us sick, driving …

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Turning Points: The Transition to a New Normal

https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/healthcare-systems-and-services/our-insights/beyond-coronavirus-the-path-to-the-next-normal?cid=other-eml-alt-mip-mck&hlkid=920b92ffe09c429c806e6e71207a1c57&hctky=11521493&hdpid=b431aa82-3d5c-40f5-b141-ffe9ad89e4d7 We are in unprecedented times with much of the world being shut down due to the COVID-19 virus. What is most shocking is how rapid and violent of a change our current situation is from only a few month ago. In the U.S. we had a roaring stock market, record low unemployment, a renegotiated …

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2020’s Best Diets

https://health.usnews.com/best-diet If you have been following my blog, you know I am a disciple of the ketogenic way of eating. Interestingly, U.S. News & World Report has many short articles on their blog about the benefits of keto as well: https://health.usnews.com/wellness/food. But, I'm also pragmatic enough to understand "keto" is a huge variance from how …

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Create the Foundation for Content Marketing

https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/5-content-marketing-trends-to-help-you-through-the-coronavirus-chaos-infog/574620/ Grazitti Interactive shared their top content marketing trends for 2020, and the big five are: Video contentInteractive contentHyper-dynamic contentSEO-centric contentVoice search tailored content Now, before you run out and ask are you doing these and how well are they working, take a breath. Remember, you can have the most outstanding content or digital graphics …

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When Demand Strains the Supply Chain

https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/georgia-pacific-working-to-keep-up-with-toilet-paper-demand I'm sure you've seen it. Grocery store shelves, 20 - 30 feet long and three levels high, completely sold out of...toilet paper? There's an interesting behavioral phenomenon occurring right now, as panic buying is driving people to purchase 5X more toilet paper than they would ever use. Interviews with grocery executives from Kroger, Wal*Mart …

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The Relationship Between Leadership & Culture

https://www.smartbrief.com/original/2020/03/are-you-leading-culture-your-organization-or-culture-leading-you Which comes first, the leader shaping the culture or the culture affecting and shaping the leadership? In this article by Janet Szumal, it's not as much a question of which comes first, but recognizing there is a fluid and constantly influencing relationship between the leadership and culture. Think about a sample of the most …

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Ketone Brain Power

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/mar/06/low-carb-diet-may-reverse-age-related-brain-deterioration-study-finds?fbclid=IwAR0fuHMrOrV-oWL0neYcwiLPXR7P80dqfs8uUmC6ZXFQOaeQGnuWvXSP5F4 Food as fuel is one my favorite phrases. There is so much power in such a short phrase, and now another study may provide clues of how food can also be brain fuel. Researchers set out to understand how diet effects brain aging, and found a combination of bad news & good news. Bad …

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Healthy Diet & Mood

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-food-that-helps-battle-depression-1522678367?mod=wsjtwittertest19 Another research article talking about the correlation between a healthy diet and improved wellness. Stop me if you've heard this before! This study comes from Australia where researchers sought to understand if diet could affect mood, specifically treat or improve depression. Not surprisingly, those test subjects who improved their diets showed a material improvement …

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Strategic Sourcing = Strategic Business Partner

https://www.scmr.com/article/procurement_must_reduce_costs_while_continuing_to_become_a_better_strategic Long gone are the days where a procurement or sourcing function is built to simply cut costs. In today's world and building for tomorrow, great leaders need all functions to be working and collaborating as strategic partners, which means decisions are not made in functional silos. Nowhere is this more important than in procurement. …

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