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Building knowledge can be a good thing. It can also lead to feeling overloaded and overwhelmed and has side effects that could be working against you and the results you want. Something needs to change.
When it comes to COVID-19, HR issues like demotivated employees, low productivity, poor mental health and resistance to change dominate the CEO agenda. Here’s why resilience training is the smart and strategic solution.
Understanding the mechanisms behind post-traumatic growth will help organisations navigate COVID-19 and transform workplace wellbeing, culture and performance.
Stop preparing the road ahead for the person and start preparing the person for the road ahead. It’s a subtle difference that once understood, transforms leadership impact, team productivity and the employee experience.
The new ways of working brought on by COVID-19 have inevitably broken down the boundaries between work and home, as people are required to give more of their time, more of their private life and in some cases, risk their lives.
A blinkered drive towards meeting organisational outcomes for success at all costs, often ignores the fundamental importance of sustaining a happy and engaged workforce who genuinely want to come to work every day. So, leadership cannot afford to ignore poor attitudes and behaviours in themselves and others and acknowledge the potential and necessity that a more resilient workplace culture is both possible and likely.
Your management philosophy is the reason behind your management style and taking time to work out your philosophy helps you and the people around you understand where you are coming from. Knowing where you are coming from, evening in tough times is a big enabler of resilience
Sometimes it’s not about the goal, it’s about everything that makes them happen. Being solely focused on goals means we ignore the hidden costs associated with progress towards them, which in turn means that our goals don’t get the full support they deserve and our resilience is undermined.
Thinking differently is the fastest way to gain a productivity leap. A step change in productivity is often driven by changing the way the team thinks, rather than the tools they use. In particular, empowering people to shift their own mind-set and skill set to tackle failure and setbacks head on has a big impact. When teams and individuals have this, barriers take on a different meaning.