By Dr. Bill Howatt and Michel Rodrigue When you hear the phrase workplace impairment, what comes to mind? If you are like most people, you likely think about substance use, such as alcohol or drugs. And while this is one piece of the puzzle, it’s important that we broaden our thinking as leaders to consider…Read more
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By Dr. Bill Howatt Burnout is a negative consequence of employees feeling overworked, overloaded, overwhelmed, and suffering chronic workplace stress. Before Covid, the World Health Organization identified burnout as an occupational phenomenon. Benefits Canada reported on a survey of nearly 7,000 people in workplaces across Australia, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Singapore, the U.K. and the…Read more
By Dr. Bill Howatt and Michel Rodrigue It pays to invest in employee wellbeing. Flourishing employees are good for the bottom line. Languishing and flourishing are mental states that predict how we perceive our world. The Keyes' mental health continuum suggests all workers fall somewhere along a continuum from languishing to flourishing. Two employees can…Read more
By Dr. Bill Howatt Like the body, the mind has limitations that vary with the individual. One employee may carry a 100-kg backpack a considerable distance while walking a metre with that much weight on their back would be a challenge for another. Your employees also have individual thresholds for the load they carry psychologically.…Read more
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