Entries by Taylor

Walker Tracker stands for racial justice

Silence is not an answer.  We must listen and do the work to be actively anti-racist. Companies are made of people, and there comes a time when the people that make up a company feel it’s vital to speak out against injustice, for to be silent is a perpetuation of that injustice. Now is one […]

Employee Mental Health Day

Our team has been hard at work launching many wellness initiatives during this time for our wonderful customers. We’ve been ecstatic about the response from companies globally to promote health and well-being as they work remotely and aim to connect their teams. May is Mental Health Month!  As a culture focused company, we take the […]

Free Resources During COVID-19

In a time that could ensue panic, I’m witnessing my business community and the tech world come together.  I am so incredibly proud to live and work in a city (Portland, Oregon) that is making efforts to support small businesses in this difficult time.  As we watch free offers pop up, we’ll share with you […]

Wellness at Home in the face of COVID-19

In a time unlike any other in recent memory, in the wellness space we face an extraordinary task. Among communicating critical updates, calming increasing anxieties, and maintaining day-to-day stability, a lot is being asked of our human resource teams. As meetings are cancelled, offices are closed, and workforces go remote, wellness and human resource leaders […]

5 Million Steps Through Chemo

The other day a most inspiring story came to us at Walker Tracker.  One that immediately touched the hearts of our whole team.  Mark Smith reached out to us to host a 5 million steps challenge on the Walker Tracker platform to raise money and awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support who supported his family through […]

Is Willpower A Myth?

Motivation can be fleeting at times.  Willpower?  Even worse.  The other day this article found it’s way to my inbox. Hardy makes his point, that willpower doesn’t work, quite compelling. “According to psychological research, your willpower is like a muscle. It’s a finite resource that depletes with use.” Well, about half of you are relieved.  Thank goodness, all these years […]

2018 Gift of Walking Winners!

We’re fantastically overwhelmed by all of the great submissions for the 2018 Gift of Walking Donation Program. It was a difficult decision to make, but we did it. Please join me in congratulating our winner: Community Counseling Solutions   They stood out to us for a few reasons. First, our missions are in alignment; we’re […]

A Walker Tracker Christmas Story

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the Parzybok house, not a creature was stirring, not even a kitty cat; The hiking socks were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that pedometers soon would be there! Ever wonder how it all started?  Well, I’ve enlisted some help to tell our tale.  Meet […]

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The Gift of Walking

I’m thrilled to announce that Walker Tracker is now accepting nominations for the 2018 “Gift of Walking” Challenge. We’re big on walking. We’re big on challenges. We’re also big on sharing our love for physical activity + community! Help us share the love by nominating a nonprofit or spreading the word. The winner receives a […]