I read with great interest in The State Newspaper how a law firm in my small state is fighting the rising cost of health insurance with a great idea. Collins and Lacy (no relation to me) was fighting ever-increasing health insurance premiums. They came up with a positive-management and creative approach to help their employees to help themselves. Generally, they provided a wellness and step program that offered an iPad and iPod to the winners – or more accurately – losers in the program. I am sure it also increased productivity, decreased missed days and added to the firm camaraderie. So, I hope we can all find similar approaches to this that will help us as a community, state and nation get healthier. I know as an employer that I hope I can also motivate and manage my team in such a positive and productive fashion.