Fitness and Well-being

Why Do We Think That Sports In Corporates Is Very Much Necessary?

The Corporate system has a lot in similar to a livewire environment of an actual sports field. The entire theory of losing and winning applies in parts and whole in terms of varied sense of lingos and terms. In the corporate fields that could be as familiar as appraisals and relievers and downsizings. So, it would not really harm to include a sportsman mindset in a competitive environment like the corporate.

How it all happens inside the corporate sector?

To start with, the clubs in the corporate sectors promise a physical and social well-being of its employees through a lot of engagement of the different strategies, brainstorming sessions and interpersonal communications. Interestingly, employer-employee relation gets a facelift when the employers actually take the initiative of funding a friendly match between the HR department and the finance or say arranging for a game of billiards. These club memberships or say, little initiatives from the employers promise the employees of a typical security that might just reduce the frequency of absence from work. On the other hand, it helps the employer to come out of their stone-walled forts and interact at a human level; rather than just hoping machines to come to work day in and day out. It is very important that the entire pedigree of workforce hold some pride in their heart when they wake up every morning to come to work.

Interestingly, sports incorporate nullifies the excuse of a lack of time management by most employees. This means that many of the employees working in a 9-5 schedule format may not necessarily find much time to make it to the playground every night or early morning next day, to stay fit. Having a sports lounge in the office space itself makes it unilaterally easy for everyone to actually focus on priorities and manage time in real life.

Be it to boost morale or be it just for the sake of cooking up a little camaraderie there is absolutely no reason why sports should not be included in the mainstream corporate environment. Just as a day at the gym gives enough rush to fuel the adrenaline for a lot of weekends, similarly a host of people cheerleading at a sport in a corporate environment fosters the team spirit like nothing else. In real life situations, the workforce needs the dream team spirit to pass a hurdle collectively, as most companies are interdependent in multiple departments at the same time, so the last minute rift is the last thing that any employer would wish forever.

Like the common canteens and water coolers and the coffee machines in office spaces, the importance of sports in a real-time economically developing corporate is inevitable. The theories of improving public health may surmount to a macroscopic issue but if we take little steps towards it, then it is certainly not a steep utopian climb. Maybe intertwining extracurricular from music to sports is every corporate’s best foot put forth.

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Souvik Chakraborty

Souvik Chakraborty is an animal when it comes to partying, otherwise, he is an English Literature graduate and enthusiast with a professional experience of over five years in writing advertisements, blog wisdom and articles in print and electronic magazines. He's also worked on various reality shows and is currently trying to sell scripts of feature length.