75% of wellbeing programs don’t deliver . The most successful workplace wellness programs address an individual’s specific wellbeing drivers that go beyond yoga, gyms and medicals.
“Wellbeing shows up in metrics – employee engagement, customer satisfaction, share prices and business performance. And of course, the opposite is true too – when the wellbeing of the organisation doesn’t have the care, attention and visibility, blocks in flow may start to appear making it much harder to achieve outcomes and resulting in poor commercial and cultural metrics.”
Vanessa Fudge, LeadingWell
When you think about your goals for next financial year, have a think about how closely performance and wellbeing are linked – and what you can do to improve both.
“Innovative stories and ideas poised to affect real and positive change were shared at Casey’s inaugural TEDx event on Sunday 28 April . . . as part of the INNovation Summit at Bunjil Place. . .
“The Main Stage talks in the evening featured a range of speakers, several of them based in the Casey Cardinia Region. Narre Warren business consultant Lana Johnson spoke about the wellbeing contagion . . . “
It’s one thing for you to feel sad, mad, or bad — and to know yourself well enough to predict that you’ll work through it and (hopefully) get over it shortly. It’s another thing when your colleague is having an extended tough stretch, and you’re thinking to yourself, “Shouldn’t he be over it already?”
For as long as negative emotions show up at work (which is probably forever), you’ll be better off if you have some strategies to help your colleagues through it.
We live in an era where most leaders’ work involves evolving human, cultural and social elements within the VUCA context of constant change, global trends and increasingly diverse values and understanding.
The most effective leaders recognise and acknowledge a high degree of complexity does not lend itself well to traditional management practices, and they change their approach accordingly. But how do they change?