COVID-19 Tag

Are your employees barely hanging on?

Many people are barely hanging on'. The impact of prolonged anxiety and stress on emotional wellbeing and work performance is HUGE -  at a time when organisations need their people to perform at their peak. Staying Strong is a powerful programme that strengthens employees wellbeing. It builds...

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Needing an ’emotional vaccine’?

Staying Strong is a powerful 'emotional vaccine'. Provided in the recommended dosages - it will build employees’ emotional fitness – resilience, optimism, ownership and flexibility – allowing them to persevere during tough times. It also equips HR and leaders with the tools and skills to demonstrate their care...

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Looking for a way to meaningfully support your employees?

"Almost everyone I know has faced some form of pandemic fatigue. In the face of these increasing demands, offering resources that build capacities in business leaders to respond as caregivers is a key job of HR." - Abbreviated quote of Dave Ulrich in people Leaders Report...

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Leaders: You cannot pour from an empty cup

The role of leaders is to inspire and equip employees to bring their best to their work every day. Leadership matters most during tough times and the role of a leader has never been tougher. Coach, Supporter, Confidant, Cheerleader, Strategist, Predictor, Protector, Implementer and Extremely Tough...

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Helping employees cope with persistent uncertainty

After seven months of extreme uncertainty, many of us are experiencing waves of anxiety and fear. Psychologists refer to these feelings of fear and persistent uncertainty, as an ‘emotional tsunami’. They further warn of the impact that prolonged anxiety can have on emotional wellbeing, interpersonal...

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What is holding your team back from high performance?

As remote work becomes the new norm, the need for high-levels of cohesion, goal alignment, planning, mutual support and accountability becomes increasingly important. While many employees have adapted well to the new ways of working, effective collaboration and teamwork continue to be a pain point. This is according to 12...

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Equipping leaders to hold the Courageous Conversations required to reach new ground

COVID-19 has shone a light on the state of our businesses, our relationships and ourselves in ways that we could not have expected. Having faced an unprecedented level of disruption, many organisations are re-evaluating and honing their strategies. A clear and compelling view of their desired destination is...

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Staying Strong: Equipping employees to cope with emotional stress

As Coronavirus dominates the headlines and public concern is on the rise, people are increasingly experiencing waves of anxiety, panic and fear. Psychologists refer to these feelings of fear, trauma and persistent uncertainty, as an ‘emotional tsunami’. They further warn of the impact that prolonged...

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COVID-19 Organisation Wellbeing Survey reveals how South African employees are coping

12 707 South Africans responded to a series of Pulse Surveys to highlight the factors most affecting Organisational Wellbeing during this time. These surveys were developed by Mindset Management in collaboration with a team of I/O Psychologists from different organisations. Employee wellbeing & health Covid-19 has brought wellbeing...

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COVID-19: Effective leadership is crucial, but how well are leaders coping?

During this time of great change and uncertainty the need for effective leadership is clear - but how well are leaders coping? The short answer is not that well. This is according to a study by Dr Terblanch, Senior Lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch Business School, which looks...

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