It’s hard for anyone to give 100% if you are spending some of your energy trying to be something you are not. Unfortunately, many of us are trying to fit into a view of what we should be at work. Read how to cultivate an environment of respect and psychological safety so people can be themselves.
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Taking a whole school approach means we can introduce a core set of skills to proactively manage mental health and reduce the social and emotional barriers to learning, together. There is so much power in introducing a common language in which our school community are better able to talk about their challenges and their emotions without feeling vulnerable. So many young people today have low aspirations and opinions of their learning capacity and motivation and resilience is reaching chronic levels.
We are constantly being defined by what good leadership is in the eyes of those who have come before us. The reality of any given situation or organisation is that leadership and what is required to make a good leader is different everywhere. Defining it by a single word or sentence is difficult and often inaccurate.
Self-limiting beliefs are assumptions and perceptions that you hold about yourself and/or about the way the world works.These assumptions become self-limiting because they keep you back from achieving what you are capable of, and you may not even recognise it. It’s more common than you might think, and it can undermine your resilience, confidence and success.
Ask any leader “why is organisational culture important?” and they will probably tell you that it’s because it’s the total of beliefs, principles and values. They’ll let you know that the culture of any workplace guides the way employees behave and interact with clients and customers. They will tell you culture is one of the most important building blocks for success and performance. So why is it like a sausage machine?
Too many of us coast through life either ignoring our worries or waiting until the pressure gets too much and only to find ourselves breaking down and not functioning at all. Learning the skills behind being resilient gave me the gift of making the short time I had left with my mum count. It allowed me to step up to the plate and do what was needed without totally burning myself out. In so many ways it acted as a protective buffer against the extreme situation I found myself in.
What I’ve seen today is that work is simply not working. I leave the last words to myself – Just because everyone else is doing it, just because its been done like this for 10 years or ever since you joined the company it does not make it right. Listen to the facts, listen to science, the numbers are not wrong, things need to change its time to focus on the wellbeing of people and the culture of your organisation and the benefits are huge and necessary!