Issue 232: Social Inclusion

  • Social Inclusion

    07 Feb 2011

    Management has always been a demanding job accompanied by high levels of stress; yet today stress levels in and out of the workplace are off the charts. There are consequences to health, safety and motivation so it’s never been more important to manage your stress levels and encourage your employees to do the same. Here are some tips.

    1. Don’t think you’re weak because you’re stressed
    The most demanding positions are always stressful. Think of a Roman Emperor, struggling to survive in a world where many envied his position and murder was an everyday practice in politics – and not just metaphorically. However, successful managers do not feel weak because of stress. Of course, it is better to reduce the pressures and have time to yourself; but stress – per se – is not a weakness; it is usually a symptom of power.... more

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