Managing the Stress of Returning to the Workplace

While it may seem obvious, the single most powerful leadership practice for mitigating the extremes of anxiety and stress—and the resulting distracted performance and diminished productivity—is open, transparent and frequent communication. In particular, this means context setting.

But in times of uncertainty, managers can’t be expected to know what the future hold. So how should managers approach context setting? Here’s what you should always have so employees feel secure in following their leaders:


As we all focus on the safety of the people in our organizations, download our guide below from Levinson by Pariveda. Learn more on how to:

·  Lead in times of crisis

·  Invite input from others when setting context

·  Build confidence in your employees

·  Help your people become more resilient


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