‘Annoying myself’: When success became excess for Wellco owner

WellcoScott Foster had one of those “be careful what you wish for” years.

His company, Royal Oak-based Wellco Corp., was featured in Crain’s Stage 2 Strategies in July for its work in turning the company’s business model on its head.

Wellco moved away from its traditional business of setting up employer wellness programs to using software to analyze employers’ entire health care programs. The move created more consulting business and turned former competitors into customers.

That grew revenue and customers. But it also grew demand for time with Foster, who spent much of the year learning how to reconfigure work-life balance. … Read more at