Lunch or Cigarettes?
I’ll have lunch please.
It’s not often you get to start a blog post paying homage to the comedy genius that is Eddie Izzard, but, when you do, you take that opportunity and run with it …
So, turns out, loneliness is a nasty business. Loneliness and weak social connections can see a reduction in lifespan that is the equivalent of smoking 15 cigarettes a day.
Goodness … I’ll have Lunch please.
Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General from 2014-2017, opens a recent HBR Big Idea series exploring the loneliness epidemic, with a contribution titled ‘Connecting at Work’. Dr. Murthy rightly orients our attempts to address loneliness in the places we spend most of our time: with family, in school, and the workplace.
Reducing isolation at work is good for business - Vivek Murthy
As I am sure you can guess, we certainly think of Lunch Roulette as a way organizations can take concrete steps to...
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