While a positive work culture engages employees, boosts morale, increases retention, and improves productivity, toxic positivity can result in repressed emotions and artificial behaviour. Toxic positivity may sound like an ironic phrase, but it's very real and can often derail attempts to create a genuinely harmonious culture. What is toxic positivity? Over-emphasising the happiness agenda can backfire and have the opposite of the desired effect on employees. It can
Is Lack of Resilience Stressing Out Your Employees? Help Your Team Build Up Resilience and Coping Abilities
According to a report from Medibank, almost 5 million Australians report feeling stress caused by job pressure and an overload of tasks at work. A modern workplace is often highly demanding with constantly connected work cultures where the risks of burnout are widespread. Given that the frenetic pace of modern workplaces is unlikely to change, it’s more important than ever to help your team navigate workplace challenges more successfully.
ESN would like to share some very pertinent words of wisdom from the President, Crisis Intervention and Management Australasia, Peter Kueffer (Registered Psychologist) pertaining to our Australian bushfire disaster. We hope that his words will assist you and others during this unprecedented and devastating time. A letter from the President Australian Bushfires I January, 2020 First, I would like to acknowledge the wonderful contribution from our members as this