Last year’s inaugural campaign saw over 80 companies start National Fitness Day with a Flying Start. Now in its second year, the healthcare company is calling on even more employers of all shapes and sizes to bring some movement to their employees’ mornings by pushing back the start of the working day by an hour on Wednesday 26th September 2018 – National Fitness Day – to allow them to get physically active, in turn driving productivity.
According to independent research from AXA,[i] business leaders agree that exercise has a positive effect on employees’ productivity by improving their motivation (78 per cent) and on their ability to handle stress (82 per cent).
And employees who exercise before going to work concur.[ii]
- Nearly 7 out of 10 (69%) say it makes them feel more productive.
- Nearly three quarters (74%) say it improves their concentration and focus
- 45% say they feel the benefits in the morning
- And for 39% the benefits last all day
National Fitness Day is an annual campaign that celebrates the fun of fitness and physical activity, while highlighting the benefits leading an active lifestyle can have on our overall health. A huge range of free activities will take place across the UK, from yoga and Pilates classes, to treadmill challenges, high-street HIIT classes, dance-offs and walks. The day aims to engage people from all backgrounds, from the inactive to the already active, from the home to the high street, the office to the gym.
To help employers take part, AXA PPP healthcare has created a Flying Start microsite where they can sign up to free-to-download resources, including
- Flying Start Factsheet – Why get the day off to a Flying Start?
- Flying Start Guidebook – Getting National Fitness Day off to a flyer
- poster templates
- wording and images for email promotions and
- images for social media posts to promote their involvement
There’s also a two-page guide for managers to help them promote physical activity in their organisations.
To build momentum in the run up to National Fitness Day, employers will get regular emails with additional inspiration and resources, including
- links to free digital workouts with fitness champions Shona Vertueand Les Mills
- free 3-day PureGym passes to use in the week of National Fitness Day
- links to 20,000 free events happening throughout the UK that they can join on National Fitness Day, courtesy of ukactive’s members and partners
“Flying Start is a simple campaign with a simple message – being physically active is good for us. It’s good for our physical and mental health. And it’s good for business.[iii] So, for this one day let’s give it some focus. Whether it’s using the first hour of the working day to walk the dog, join a dance class or roller-blade to work, taking time to do something a little bit different may be just the spur we need to commit ourselves to making changes for the better. Flying Start is a great way for employers to highlight and encourage employees to live healthier, more active, lives. In fact, it’s such a good idea, we’ve extended our support for National Fitness Day for another three years.” [Chris Horlick, Distribution Director for AXA PPP healthcare]
“I’ve worked in an office so I’m completely aware of the desk vortex and how difficult it is sometimes to get away from the screen. But I also know that one of the best ways to boost brain power is to move your body! Flying Start is a simple way for businesses to help their employees kick start some healthy habits and get fitter. However you choose to get your day off to a Flying Start – yoga, power walking, HIIT session … – being more physically active can only be a plus for everyone.” [Shona Vertue]
“We’re really excited to work with Flying Start on this important initiative. By partnering with ukactive and AXA to provide Les Mills On Demand to offices during the day, we hope to inspire companies throughout the UK and Ireland to take the opportunity to get active and try something new. By prioritising the wellbeing of their teams and allowing employees to start an hour later, we hope this Flying Start initiative will help to change culture in the workplace and inspire people to be more active not just on National Fitness Day, but every day.” [Wendy Coulson, CEO of Les Mills UK and Ireland]
“Physical activity has a huge role to play in our nation’s productivity by helping to improve our daily happiness, health and wellbeing. Flying Start is a crucial part of National Fitness Day and provides the perfect opportunity for organisations of all sizes to invest in the wellbeing of their people and reap the benefits of a healthier, more active workforce. We are delighted that AXA PPP healthcare has extended its support of National Fitness Day for another three years – demonstrating its commitment to getting our nation moving.” [Steven Ward, CEO of ukactive]
For more information visit Flying Start.
[i]Survey of 500 decision-makers undertaken August 2017 by 3Gem for AXA PPP healthcare.
[ii]Survey of 1000 full-time employees undertaken August 2017 by 3Gem for AXA PPP healthcare.
[iii]Public Health England and Business in the Community (2018). Physical activity, healthy eating and healthier weight – a toolkit for employers.
Motivate Your Management Team
A management team, typically a group of people at the top level of management in an organization, is a team of people in the top level of managerial leadership of a business or an organization. It may consist of one person at the top level or more than one person at the top level. In this article, we are going to talk about what it takes to become a successful manager of a company and the different types of managers that can be found.
Team members will usually work in teams of two or three people. They will work together to accomplish a specific goal that the organization has set for them. These goals and the ways to reach them vary. Sometimes a management team will work in teams to achieve the same goal but in different ways. Sometimes they will work in teams to solve a particular problem.
When a team begins working, they will usually meet for the first time at their office building or another place where they will gather. They will be given a specific mission statement that they will be working towards. There will usually be meetings on a regular basis so that the team can discuss what they have done so far. If there is anything that needs to be worked out, this meeting will occur to ensure that all questions have been answered.
When it comes to meeting deadlines, there are often things that the team members will need to do in order to meet their deadline. They will have to come up with the proper solutions. Once they have done this, the next thing that needs to be done is to ensure that the other members of the team are aware of what the solution is.
Sometimes, the team members will meet at different times. This is very common for people who will have different duties and who are not always available at the same time. They can meet at random times but it is very rare for there to be meetings that occur during the night. Sometimes these meetings are held after lunch and sometimes they happen after dinner.
When the team members meet, they will need to be organized. They will need to take all of the necessary items and papers to the meeting and not leave any behind. The meeting will begin with a presentation that will be made by the team leaders that will describe what they have done so far.
After this presentation, the team members will then have to sit down with the other team members to discuss what they have discussed. This is often a very productive way to get everyone talking about what they have accomplished so far.
To be a good manager, you must be able to organize yourself and your team. This is also necessary in order for you to be able to motivate your team.
One of the ways that you can motivate your team members is by encouraging them to get things done that they want to do. By doing this, they will be able to get excited about what they are working on. The excitement that they will feel will motivate them to work even harder and to complete the task as soon as possible.
Another way that you can motivate your team members is to give them rewards. In this case, they will know that there is something for doing a great job. They will know that if they have good performance, there will be a reward for their hard work.
It is also important for you to provide support to your team members. by helping them find jobs and making sure that they are able to find employment. This will encourage them to be self-motivated and to perform better on their jobs.
When you provide support to your team members, they will feel valued and respected. This will allow them to feel as though they have an employer who is willing to put in a lot of effort in order to help them get what they want out of their jobs.
The Income Approach Vs Real Estate Valuation
The Income approach is only one of three main classifications of methodologies, commonly referred to as valuation approaches. It’s particularly popular in commercial real estate valuation and other business valuation. The key difference between the three methods is that the Income Approach relies on the idea of income as a measurement rather than an absolute number.
As with all three different types of valuation methods, the underlying assumption is that price is determined by cash flows. This means that in order to determine the value of a particular asset or business, there must be an exact amount of money spent. When an individual or firm makes a purchase, they will pay money for the product and they will make payments for the privilege of continuing to use that product over time. These payments are called “cash flows.”
Real estate appraisals are based on this simple concept. There are many realtors who work at the level of measuring the net worth of a home or building by considering the current mortgage and interest owed on that loan. The appraiser uses these numbers as the basis of his or her opinion about the fair market value of the property.
On the other hand, when the method you choose is the income approach, the appraiser focuses instead on the income earned by a person or entity. This can be based on both sales volume and earnings of each employee. A company may use the income approach to calculate the value of its inventory and accounts receivable based on the income earned by the company or group of employees.
The basic concept behind the approach is that cash flows should be considered as the basis for making decisions about what kind of business or service is right for a person or group. These cash flows include the income earned by employees, purchases made by the company, and the sales volume of goods or services produced by the company. The income model is often used to value homes, businesses, real estate, and other valuable assets. in order to determine their fair market value.
The primary difference between the realtors’ method of valuing the home and that of the income approach is that the former considers only one way that the value is going to change in value over time. While realtors look at the home’s market value to determine if they can sell it and the approach works out the value of the home by using the current sales price plus the future sales price plus some percentage of the gross value of the home, the income approach values the property only by the amount of money paid out over time. on monthly or annual payments. The difference in the two approaches is that the realtors use the gross value of the home as their basis and the approach uses the net cash payments.
Because of this difference in the valuing models, some people prefer the income approach over the realtors’ approach. Because realtors’ models involve an element of forecasting, they aren’t as helpful in determining the fair market value of a property, and they are not very useful in making long-term financial plans. On the other hand, the income approach can be very helpful in helping you decide if your home or business is worth buying.
While tax benefit of the income approach can also play a part in determining its value, it will not be nearly as large as the tax benefit of the realtors’ approach. In addition to providing tax benefits, the approach allows the person or organization to buy a home or business that is under-priced because it may increase their tax benefit. in the long run. Because this is not the primary reason that most realtors use the approach to value properties, it is not as well known as the realtors’ method, but it can be very useful for some people who don’t want to invest a large amount of time in planning their future, so they may want to consider it.
How To Create A Leadership Philosophy
A leadership philosophy describes an individual’s values, beliefs and principles that they use to guide a business or organization. Your leadership philosophy can be based on your personal traits and beliefs or it can be based on what you believe is best for the organization you work with. In order to improve your management style and leadership style, you need to understand your leadership philosophies. It can either help or hinder you.
Your personal philosophy, or personality, is largely influenced by your personal beliefs and character. It helps guide you and keeps you on track. If your personal philosophy supports the goals and mission of the organization, it will motivate you to pursue those goals. If it doesn’t, it can hinder you from achieving your goal. Your personal philosophy can be as varied as your own personality and beliefs.
A good leadership philosophy can be created through the development of personal values, goals and dreams. Through this process you will discover that some personal values are important and others aren’t. You can make the difference and decide which ones are more important than others. Once you have a firm foundation established, you can move on to finding a way to achieve your objectives.
Personal philosophies need to be examined in terms of their relevance to the organization’s mission. Your leadership philosophy needs to be based on whether the organization or the leader wants to help people or just help themselves. If it is the former, then your personal philosophy should focus on providing the resources needed to make it happen. If it is the latter, then your personal philosophy should focus on helping those who need it most.
Another part of your personal philosophy should look at the individual needs of the organization. If the organization is looking to help the underprivileged, your leadership philosophy should be focused on assisting them in getting a better education so they can get a better job and earn more money. This is a prime example of a personal philosophy that would not benefit the organization in any manner.
Leadership is a process, not a person. Leaders need to be willing to change and adapt in order to get the job done right. Leaders should always try to learn from the past mistakes and try to improve on the mistakes that they made. have made and this is not possible if a leadership philosophy doesn’t allow them to grow and change as individuals in the organization.
Your personal philosophy should be aligned with the values of the organization in which you are working with. You need to create a vision that your organization has. Your vision can be anything from the improvement of the organization to the success of the employees. Your vision can be a company motto, mission statement or a corporate image.
Leadership isn’t about being the leader of all or nothing. It is about bringing in the right people to make the organization the best it can be and growing it over time. There are a lot of people who are qualified to lead an organization but don’t get the opportunity because they don’t have the right leadership philosophy. The more qualified individuals you can hire, the higher your chances of success and the better results you will see.
The best leaders aren’t the ones who walk into the building and are the leader but are the one who goes out of their way to show the organization how they feel. They do something that no one else in the room is doing. They give their time and effort in order to make their organizational goals come true. They work hard and are willing to do the work, but not do it for others, they do it for themselves and they don’t let anyone else take advantage of them.
Creating a leadership philosophy can be a good idea to help you in building your leadership team. When you create a good leadership philosophy, it creates a level of respect and integrity within the organization.
Developing a personal philosophy can be very beneficial to an organization. It can be the thing that gives your organization a sense of self worth.
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