It was after the trip of a lifetime that Bart Lorang had the idea that made him one of the best bosses ever.
Looking at photos from his trip to Egypt with his then-fiancée, he spotted one of him on a camel in front of the pyramids—and he was looking at his phone, checking his email.
The benefits of disconnecting
The most important factor for Lorang—the one that’s written in the rules—is that employees have to disconnect from the workplace.
A new work culture
With the way employee benefits have changed over the years—goodbye, pensions; hello, higher health costs, for example—more companies are thinking more vacation when they think about benefits. It’s a way to instantly boost morale without any extra cost.