Genuine and honest connection between workm8tes is essential for creating high workplace psychosocial safety, high worker engagement and increased productivity.
As a leader you set the tone of the organisation.
So get out there, lead by example and connect with your workm8tes.
Actions speak louder than words.
Regular meaningful conversations with your workm8tes show your commitment to them - who they are as people - not just workers. This builds workm8te engagement and commitment to you, their work and the workplace.
We’ve developed a suite of tools to help you develop meaningful positive connections with your workm8tes.
Start making a difference today with this list of useful and easy everyday actions that benefit you, your workers and your workplace.
Change comes from the top. Share your vision for a mentally healthy workplace, and take action.
Honest feedback - giving and receiving
Communication is a two-way street.
Know how to communicate effectively with your workm8tes to get the best of them. Honest and genuine feedback builds trust and commitment. Make sure your workplace has the right mechanisms in place to ensure your workm8tes can raise a concern or share their point of view.
Take a look at the pointers we’ve developed on how to communicate with impact.
Talk about it – keep No Stress on the agenda
This isn’t a set and forget kind of thing – you’ve got to keep on talking about it. Make talking about stress part of every meeting agenda, and shift conversations about wellbeing and stress from taboo to normal.
Follow our meeting guide to get started.
The #1 reason most people leave their jobs is a lack of recognition.
Recognition that is genuine and timely helps to retain talented workers, increases engagement and improves performance. So go on, appreciate a M8.
Connect with your workm8tes
Social connection and support are crucial for creating high performing teams and a stress-free workplace.
Find out more about how to build connected team8tes.
Keep an eye out for the signs of stress
Know how to spot the signs of stress in a workm8te. Is the check engine warning light on? Do you need to act before it escalates into a bigger problem?
If you notice a M8 struggling, take immediate action.
This may be the most important conversation you have all year.
Starting the conversation is the hardest part. To help we’ve created a guide to having tough personal conversations to help you take the crucial first step to help a struggling M8.