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10 methods for diminishing pressure at work

Here are 10 tips that can help eliminate workplace stress both for employers and their staff/employees

Workplace stress is no stranger to any employee or even employers and amid the hustle of a busy 9 to 5 schedule, it becomes important to take a step back and take a break as the daily routine of meeting deadlines, learning new tools, dealing with conflicts and trying to climb the career ladder creates a daily struggle. The workplace where many spend the majority of their waking hours each work – is often the most structured and controlled environment in workers lives and it is often their primary means of social and emotional support.

As such, the workplace is a critical setting for understanding and supporting mental health. In an interview with HT Lifestyle, Christopher Roberts, Managing Director, Engaged Strategy and creator of the Total Engagement Model, suggested 5 tips for business leaders that can help them eliminate workplace stress both for themselves and their staff:

Engage your staff – Steve Jobs once said, “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Today’s workforce is highly driven by a need for meaning in what they do. Hence, it is critical for an organisation to ensure that the company’s goals aligns with employees’ personal goals. A best practice to ensure this outcome is by providing staff with a clear line of sight and providing them with a clear path towards contributing to the organisation’s vision.

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