Alleviate Workplace Stress

Stressed Out – Who ME?

One of the biggest challenges for business professionals today is workplace stress. It’s not hard to figure out the reasons why stress is rampant in the workplace. Downsizing, reorganization, rapid change, tough customers, fierce competition, and having to do more with less have created stressful environments worldwide. This holds true regardless of what business you’re in.If not properly addressed, the results can be low morale, decreased productivity, lack of teamwork, and downright cranky people. No company can afford this type of environment, and yet it exists in many organizations.Telling employees to take “mental breaks,” and providing seminars on stress management and life-balance can help employees to learn tips on how manage their stress levels, but this is not enough. Today, executives and managers need new approaches to reduce the levels of employee stress. Providing a positive work environment and an innovative company culture are essential. Below are methods to help you to create a positive work environment and reduce workplace stress. [Read more…]