This is Part 3 of a 3-part Series: The Non-negotiables of a Breakroom. Creating a modern, inviting breakroom for employees is essential for maintaining an efficient, productive workplace. You first have to ask yourself, what is the point of a breakroom? A break room is a designated area where employees can take a break from […]
Eric Liedtke’s Degenerate Life after adidas
State-of-the-art Break Rooms – Part 2 – The Sensible Breakroom
This is Part 1 of a 3-part Series: The Sensible Breakroom. Break rooms are an essential part of any workplace, allowing employees to take a break and de-stress. But what if you could make them even better? By designing a break room that uses all five senses, as well as the holistic approach to mind, […]
State-of-the-art Break Rooms – Part 1 – Break Rooms as Art
This is Part 1 of a 3-part Series: Break Rooms as Art. Can a breakroom actually be a thing of beauty? With an emphatic yes, it is more than possible, it is a non-negotiable. Here is why: Employees feel they are valued like a Monalisa While 9 out of 10 executives may think their employees […]
Choosing Heart-Healthy Foods (for Life, not just February)
Coming off the heels of “Dry January” we have February – the month we all focus on heart health. While it’s a good thing to focus on in one particular month, the hope is that we continue on for longer than that, hopefully for life. Because your life could depend on it! One of garten’s […]
Stress + Eating + Work Doesn’t have to be a Perfect Storm
If you are stressed, and you are eating, are you stress eating? Stress eating is a common problem that affects many people, especially those who spend a significant amount of time at work. According to recent statistics, an estimated 70% of meals are consumed at work, which can have a significant impact on both mental […]
What $1 investment has proven to put $6 back in your pocket?
Smart farmers know that investing in the quality of their soil will have a hugely positive outcome on the quality of their crops. It just makes sense, right? Smart employers realize the same is true in the workplace. They are seeing that a small investment to improve the food employees consume at work is a […]
Saving the Earth, Literally.
garten CEO Michael Heinrich recently sat down with Eric Archambeau and it was no surprise that these two brilliant minds, one rooted in his grandmother’s garden, and one a global food enthusiast and impact investor, gravitated toward the impact that food production has on the environment in their conversation. Turns out, when done right, farming […]
Impact Investing for Startups
Eric Archambeau, a global food enthusiast, seasoned entrepreneur, and impact investor, believes that startups have the potential to create both financial returns and positive social and environmental impact. Impact investing, the practice of investing in companies, organizations, and funds with the intention of generating measurable social and environmental impact alongside financial returns, is a powerful […]
Why New Years Resolutions Tend to Fail
It is human nature to expand, grow and crave real change. Every year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions with the best of intentions. Whether it’s to lose weight, exercise more, save money, or simply be a better person, the start of a new year can feel like a fresh start and a chance […]
Is consciousness the missing piece for business growth?
“[Salmon] hatch in a gravel bed in a stream somewhere deep in the wilderness, wiggle up into water current and eventually enter an overwhelmingly vast ocean. After years of swimming with whales and avoiding sharks, they travel sometimes thousands of miles back to that same little stream in that same wilderness where they reproduce and […]