Just yesterday a colleague asked me a question that is the basis of what I do.
“Celine, if leaders want to help employees become more successful, yet mental health & well-being issues are on the rise and increasing every year, why is this happening and what are leaders doing about this, especially when we have a Work Health & Safety Act?”
For me it comes down to two things: lack of understanding about segregation of duties and definitions.
* safety issues are easier to define, implement and document to cover the organisation under the Act, and * health appears to be a nebulous thing in the eyes of managers and leaders and consequently, when a safety measure is implemented it is automatically assumed that an employees’ overall health will improve.
These 2 functions need to be separated in job descriptions as they are unrelated and cause the continuation of confusion and inaction about improving employees’ well-being and hence success.
Well-being and mental health issues are the result of stress. Most people do not understand that lack of success is stress-related.
I am holding a webinar soon to discuss how stress is the basis of all dis-ease and therefore hinders success.
Let me know if you’d like to be reminded about this: email@example.com #success#well-being #leaders