Healthy Minds, Healthy Workforce

We’re home to one of the smartest, healthiest workforces in the country – it’s a huge competitive advantage. We are home to the country’s leanest workforce and most active adults. But when we talk about our health, we often only think in terms of our physical well-being. We know our mental health is just as … Read Post

The New Imperative: Integrating Mental Health in Employee Wellness Programs

As an employer, if you had the opportunity to significantly increase productivity while reducing costs by investing in your employees, would you turn a blind eye? Consider the new imperative for employers—integrating mental health in employee wellness programs. Why? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognize mental illness as a major public health … Read Post

State of Corporate Philanthropy in Colorado

Any economy is only a strong as it’s community. Our businesses are committed to ensuring Colorado’s nonprofit sector is strong, too. That’s why we joined with B:CIVIC, DaVita, TIAA and the University of Denver last year to actually start measuring that commitment and show how business is impacting our state through giving. And, the results … Read Post

Prepare and Protect Your Business

What could happen to your business is often unpredictable, but how you prepare can help you be ready for anything. The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce recently joined with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to talk about creating safe, secure workplaces. Though this was planned before the heart-breaking losses in Las Vegas, it is a reminder of the … Read Post

Don’t Let Stress Weigh You Down

Do you feel the pressure of your job dragging you down? Don’t let work become a negative weight on your shoulders. We asked Mental Health America of Colorado how to prevent burnout at work. What is burnout? Burnout is a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion that is caused by excessive and prolonged stress that can … Read Post

Entrepreneurs: Work Out More Than Your Business Plan

When it comes to your business plan, you are constantly looking for ways to get it in better shape—tightening your financials or finding new markets to target —but have you ever considered how your health can affect your business? Exercising can improve your health while improving your business. Check out these three tips for how … Read Post