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Will I Be Hurt by Going to Work Today?

Will I Be Hurt by Going to Work Today?

COVID-19 responders are in a high-threat environment: two strategies to help mitigate their increased, unnecessary risk Photo credit: Steve Sanchez Photography Already struggling in a system-wide burnout crisis, COVID-19 responders in healthcare now have reason to worry: Will I be hurt by going to work today? It’s no secret that many healthcare workers are lacking adequate PPE, a critical situation this recent Time magazine article highlights. Those shortages of PPE and ventilators, along with the delays in testing, sporadic mob-like …
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Healthcare workers face diverse and growing on-the-job stress exposures

Other Than Burnout, What Hurts For Healthcare Workers And Learners?

Healthcare workers face diverse and growing on-the-job stress exposures Clinicians and other healthcare workers, as well as trainees and students, face diverse, cumulative, and synergistic toxic exposures that can lead to distress. While the healthcare industry is focused on burnout – which is no doubt important — many other distressing exposures affect individuals. These include: microaggressions and open racism sexual misconduct/harassment sleep deprivation hierarchical shaming/hazing/toxic authoritarianism vicarious trauma from patient/family distress moral conflict workplace violence …
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Human Capital Services: The Integration Part of the Equation

Human Capital Services: The Integration Part of the Equation

Government and business leaders are becoming increasingly aware that their workforces are not meeting organizational needs. This is alarming, but not surprising. We are also realizing that many of our organizations do not meet the workforce’s needs. This combination represents a substantial risk for disengagement, employee turnover, and an inability to attract high-quality talent. But even beyond the impact on the bottom line, it just hurts to lose good people. Each high-contributing employee that is …
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Human Capital Services: The Resilience Part of the Equation

Human Capital Services: The Resilience Part of the Equation

As the pace of life accelerates, and as people know more than ever about what works for them (and what doesn’t), there are substantial changes in how we relate to human capital.  Success and profitability are intimately linked not only to the quantifiable elements of hiring good staff, but also the deeper equation by which staff can thrive in a particular workplace.  Greenleaf has operationalized thriving as a way of being, or simply “wellbeing.”  This …
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Stress Responsive Greenleaf Integrative

Stress-Responsive Policy Decisions Start With Awareness

With April being Stress Awareness month, we invite you to consider how your organization’s policies could actually be detrimental to employee wellbeing. Many organizations don’t think about the impacts of stress on their workforce in a systematic way when designing their organizational policies. You may wonder, “how could they?” Policies grow over time, and often are reactive rather than proactive. But, it is indeed possible for policies to support a culture of wellbeing. These are …
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Greenleaf Autonomic Nervous System

Wellbeing Techniques Help Us Control Body, Mind, and Behaviors

It functions in the background whether we ask it to or not Any stress, both positive stress (excitement) and negative stress (nervousness), involves the autonomic nervous system (ANS). The ANS functions in the background every second of our lives. It regulates the human body’s most basic regulatory processes, including breathing, heart rate, blood pressure, and digestion. When a threat is detected in our environment, the ANS is spurred to turn off non-essential functions and gear …
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