A simple definition of leadership is a leader is a person that people want to follow and the world of research shows us that great leadership is biological.
How to manage stress during tough times at work
What causes stress at work, and how can you tell when people are stressed? What effect does stress have on the brain and why are some people more sensitive to it than others?
Explore what leaders and organisations can do to help employees manage stress at work, especially during tough times.
What are the major stressors in life? During the pandemic people have been worrying about their jobs, their health, and the health of their loved ones.
How does the brain deal with stress? What is the fight, flight or freeze response? Do you feel less productive and less creative when stressed?
What are the signs that I my colleagues are stressed? During tough times many people experience feelings of frustrations, sadness, guilt, or irritability.
What are the characteristics of a stress sensitive people? Which personality traits, or values should you look for when recruiting for resilience?
WFH can cause employees stress if they feel they’re “out of sight out of mind”. But there are many practical ways leaders can create empowerment and boost morale.
Employees are sensitive to stress when in difficult situations and a leader should use positive psychology to create a healthy corporate culture.
Four behaviours necessary when leading through tough times – empower staff, lead with optimism, be supportive and provide opportunities for learning.