As we bounce back from the aftershocks of the pandemic, we must find ways to inject lightheartedness in everything we do. We can treat laughter not just as a form of entertainment, but something that is connected to our well-being.
Life @ Work
Rising cost of living, uncertainties about the future and hybrid work are inflicting significant levels of stress in Singaporeans.
A micromanager might not have any idea what real management entails despite the wealth of information about effective management styles. Why go with a method that has been shown to be ineffective?
Brainstorming sessions continue as before in the new world of work. However, there are some new and effective brainstorming methods that can work more effectively virtually and in hybrid settings.
Employers pay a price when their remote workers are engaged in non-work-related activities during work hours. From streaming music and movies to taking on multiple jobs – all while on the clock.
Given that stress can lead to depression and anxiety, it’s clear that action is needed at the workplace to protect the staff, otherwise, the malaise will only spiral, and employees will either leave, need time off, or burn out, thus affecting work.
Don't be afraid of being emotionally invested in your teams. Being indifferent to their needs has far greater consequences, research suggests.