Helping your workforce improve their health is an indirect, but obvious way to yield better profits from the company. Over the long-term staff can get jaded and start to perform below par. But it you include some health and wellbeing strategies, then people have somewhere and someone to turn to without having to bother you and knowing that even if they could turn to you, it’s not your field of expertise, so at best you can listen, and that’s often helpful, to be heard, but when it comes to deeper issues, it can become tiresome for all concerned.
Here we offer group trainings designed for your company needs; improving communication skills, converting sales, dealing with angry customers, call-centre stress.
Perhaps you have a staff member who needs support and you can see they’re struggling, where a one-to-one service is more applicable. These techniques help with physical, mental or emotional challenges that help someone break free of unhelpful patterns.
131 million days were lost due to sickness absences in the UK in 2011
Office of National Statistics
That statistic acts as a reminder of the importance of caring for your staff, can you honestly say you’re a good boss, leading by example? How do you treat staff, are they trusted? Are all roles treated equal?
Have you heard the story that when John F Kennedy asked a NASA Janitor what his job was he replied:
“To get a man on the moon”
Stanislavsky famously said:
“Theatre starts at the cloakroom”
He hired everyone himself, understanding the value of how each part from the moment a person steps into the theatre, builds the audience member’s experience of the show itself.
You might even say he viewed it holistically and that’s no bad thing when you consider what science has subsequently discovered in how the brain, mind and body receives and processes information, Which is through perception rather than the conscious rational (it turns out it’s anything but).
Here are a range of topics you and your company may need support with:
Long term stress
- Running a company often leads to executive stress, which is best dealt with before more symptoms develop
- The pressures of the Call Centre and being constantly on-the-phone can take it’s toll
- When an employee is off work with chronic health conditions or on long-term sick leave, paid or not, it impacts those who are left carrying their job, so getting that person better quicker benefits everyone
Relationships in the workplace
- When there are fraught relationships in the work-place everyone suffers the bad-atmosphere
- Redundancy counselling helps your employee deal with the fear of rejection and what the future holds
- The stigma attached to mental health issues tends to find people backing away, which has the sufferer feeling even more isolated
Fears & phobias
- The fear of giving presentations along with public speaking, affects around 25% of the population, which can hold back a potential star in the workplace from acting naturally in those situations and ultimately cost you the deal
- Where someone is a square-peg-in-a-round-hole can impact your business where their mistakes cost you in time and money
- Developing better listening skills so that customers feels heard and more people buy
- Dealing with unhappy customers by being empathetic and helpful without being sycophantic keeps a customer loyal to your brand
- Managing difficult people in order to get the best out of them without being compromised
- Making lifestyle changes where eating, smoking, drinking, and other bad habits hang over into the following day, resulting in under-performance at work
- Taking leave of absence as a right (to top-up annual leave)
- A marriage breakup can make a huge impact through the emotional turmoil of losing a partner, contact with children, changing address, sorting out the legals
- Grieving the loss of someone close can bring up a range of emotions that numbs a person where instead of work being the saving grace, becomes the last place they want to be
Being a great boss
Ideally you want everyone in the workplace to be singing from the same hymn-sheet and being a more responsible and responsive employee is part of how you go about getting more out of your workforce but of course you already know that.
And who wouldn’t do anything and everything for a boss who treats them well, welcomes input, listens to ideas, is gracious when discounting them, flexible to staff self-managing their role, and trusting. Ideally you all want to be part of the same team, pulling in the same direction.
But of course being a boss is similar to being a parent, it doesn’t come with a manual, it’s always a learning in development.
Good work ethics start at the top and I’m sure you already implement some or most of this in your work place. If you don’t that’s fine, it’s never too late to start earning your stripes as boss of the century. Your staff will only love you for it provided it’s carried out properly.
If you already implement most of this then congratulations, you’re already recognising the importance of taking health and welfare in the workplace seriously. But there is always room for improvement!
When it comes to supporting the emotional welfare of staff, it’s a good idea to do your homework and find out what Personal Development Tools are rocking that world right now.
Similarly if you have staff who take care of the ancillary welfare of staff right now, then they will be equally grateful to learn these nifty techniques to support your employees more effectively than ever.
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