Only one week left of the first quarter of 2019! Do you feel your energy dwindling? You are not alone. The study “Overworked and Under-Resourced: A Mindfulness Intervention for Middle Manager Well-Being” is only one example of studies analysing how to increase well-being and prevent burn-out at work. But how can you reduce stress and accelerate your performance?
As a manager you need to take care of yourself in order to have the time and energy to support your team.
I compiled a list of inspiring articles how to accelerate your and your team’s performance while reducing anxiety and stress at work.
As a manager, you want to do right by your employees and support them through intense work periods so they don’t get burned out. But this can be a challenge when you’re feeling overly stressed yourself. How can you take care of yourself so that you have the time and energy to support your team? What steps do you need to take to reduce your stress level? And what actions can you take to improve your team members’ well-being?
Have you noticed your organization becoming so focused on building a happy, engaged workforce that your leaders are becoming profoundly conflict-avoidant?
Cues showing that your team is avoiding conflict is for instance if managers create unfair and inefficient work-arounds rather than dealing with an unproductive team member. Furthermore, if employees are letting their frustration and resentment toward one another fester rather than working through it. In an era where we exalt employee wellness and happiness, we’ve started to think of conflict as antithetical to engagement.
No matter how talented someone might be, there is no guarantee that their talents will translate into top performance. No matter how smart, knowledgeable, and experienced you are, there is generally a difference between what you can do and what you normally do. The article showcases four common causes of under-performance and how to address them.
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