How Arianna Huffington Is Getting Female Business Leaders to Embrace Corporate Wellness

Her startup, Thrive Global, is capturing the attention of powerful women

Huffington (l.) and SAP's Jennifer Morgan at the Thrive Global launch party in New York Max Lakner/

If it’s tempting to dismiss emotional and physical wellness as a soft subject, here’s a hard truth: Stress and burnout cost U.S. companies more than $300 billion annually in lost productivity, missed workdays, healthcare bills, on-the-job accidents and attrition.

This story first appeared in the June 5, 2017, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
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