Checklist (for the front pocket of your dungarees). Gather the best matching thug in your organization Take a thug to the forest hut Control: enough coffee, tea and a whiteboard (with markers) Control: enough packs of marrowbones (or other cookies, depending Executive List on your style) Bowshot not come out before everyone else looks at work Sketch paper for revised Recruitment Foundation (especially infrastructure and marketing reworked) Draw agendas for the next 5 meetings with the same gang Because again this is a marathon and not a
Sprint! Good luck! Hello… Do you see the kicking ducks in your organization? On the outside, everything seems to be going well, but below the surface people are struggling to keep their heads above water. Organizational expert Adrian Bostick and leadership expert Chester Elton call this the 'duck syndrome'. This kind of hidden tensions and stress can eventually lead to absenteeism. And you want to avoid that absence. The urgency of this problem is apparent from these figures: in the first half of the year, 21% of absenteeism in the Netherlands had a stress-related cause . That is quite a lot. How do you combat that stress.
Tension in your organization to prevent or reduce absenteeism? Don't relax! I share 5 tips. 1. Leader: Show you are fallible! Adrian Bostick and Chester Elton argue in their book ' Tension at work ' (affiliate) for a human approach in which psychological complaints due to tension and uncertainty are not only discussed, but also effectively tackled with compassion. For their book they have conducted extensive research into success factors when working on stress prevention and stress management in various large and smaller.