5 Ways to Build Resilience in the Workplace

Victorian communities need power shut off during bushfire threat Image: The aftermath of the fires at Kilmore East.(Supplied: Stella Reid). Full story: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-26/victorian-communities-need-power-off-bushfire-powercor-ausnet/12806634

The World Is Woefully Unprepared for Climate-Driven Natural Disasters

As if COVID-19 were not enough to worry about, the global climate crisis is driving a “staggering rise” in natural disasters, the United Nations detailed last week in a new report, “The Human Cost of Disasters.” According to the U.N.’s Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, known as UNDRR, the number of natural disasters was 75 percent higher between 2000 and 2019 than in the previous 20 years. Unless humanity takes prompt, dramatic action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the planet risks becoming “an uninhabitable hell for millions of people,” the report’s authors warn. Unfortunately, the world is not doing nearly enough either to mitigate climate change or prepare for its associated calamities…

5 Ways to Build Resilience in the Workplace

Companies today operate in a landscape that values proactiveness. Whether it’s forecasting regulations around data privacy or projecting how technologies will shape an industry, businesses are built around the idea of knowing and preparing for what will come next. When COVID-19 hit, however, the world found itself in the midst of an unprecedented situation. Executives and employees alike were left looking for answers.

It’s a state that no businesses wants to find themselves in. Fortunately, there are things leaders do to guide their organization onwards in moments like these. One is investing in employees’ resiliency and wellbeing…

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