Continuous change is a common factor in most organizations and workplaces today. All around us, technologies, processes, ideas, structures and methods often change, affecting both individuals and the workplace culture. As the saying goes, the only thing constant is change itself.
Leaders, managers and front-line staff alike must find new ways to engage their resilience to cope with the demands and job stress that can be brought about in ever changing work environments.
“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.” Charles Darwin
In addition to constant change, many healthcare, human and social services, educational, government and non-profit organizations and professionals also need to mitigate the risk of various occupational hazards such as burnout, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue – all common risks in high care and at times, high trauma, sectors.
Does your organization deal with any of the following challenges: high levels of change, low staff morale, absenteeism, staff turnover, conflict in the workplace, low productivity and/or poor employee engagement?
These can be signs and symptoms of stress, burnout and/or change overwhelm for both individuals and the overall workplace, these challenges are a call to inspired action, learning and growth in any organization!
Success, productivity, engagement, quality work and employee well-being requires that employees at all levels of the organization have the capacity – including the skills, knowledge and support – to constantly adapt and thrive amidst the steady flow of change, while also taking care to prevent the occupational hazards within high care professions.
- to grow vigorously: flourish
- to prosper, do well, to be successful
- to progress toward or realize a goal despite or because of challenges or adversity
To thrive during times of change, leaders and staff need to be resilient and they also need to be able to help cultivate resilience within their teams and workplace. Resilience is the ability to absorb high levels of disruptive change while displaying minimum unproductive behaviour. In other words, it is the ability to cope with change, and at times adversity, while being able to manage stress, move forward and maintain high performance. Thriving is not just about productivity and performance, it is about creating strong, healthy and vibrant workplace cultures that foster both employee and organizational health, fulfillment and success.
Does your organization want training, coaching and support to thrive?
Thrive Training + Coaching educates and inspires leaders, professionals and organizations towards greater resilience, well-being and success during times of change and beyond – helping both individuals and workplaces be the best they can be!