Three lessons in resilience to help you get through 2020
Billionaire Mark Cuban was fired from his first job in software. Actress Jameela Jamil endured three life-changing medical diagnoses before breaking big in Hollywood. Musician John Legend was receiving unemployment checks while waiting for his big break.
Life is rarely linear or straightforward – even for some of the most successful people in the world. From minor speed bumps to cavernous potholes that force an abrupt U-turn, everyone experiences significant disruption to what they had imagined their life might look like. For many of us, 2020 has been one of those years…
We’re on brink of burnout epidemic at work, warns Arianna Huffington
Australia is on the brink of a major mental health crisis in the workplace as burnout among workers rapidly accelerates during the COVID-19 pandemic, Arianna Huffington has warned.
The founder and chief executive of Thrive Global and co-founder of the Huffington Post said fostering resilience in employees would be the next key battleground in dealing with the fallout from the virus.
“The world was in the midst of a growing mental health crisis before this year, and that crisis has only been intensified by the pandemic,” Ms Huffington told The Australian Financial Review. “It accelerated trends that were already breaking down the old model of working, and it made the importance of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace impossible to ignore.”
The business leader’s Thrive Global, the world’s first behaviour change platform founded four years ago, combines data, storytelling and an action plan to improve work culture and support staff…