You know stress is bad for you and your people. It raises your personal risk of a host of ailments, which includes heart disease and cancer. One of the main problems is that the stress hormones can suppress the cells of your immune system, therefore leaving you more susceptible to infection.
In the workplace it also raises the probability of mistakes, conflict, absenteeism, delays, and turnover. Therefore, you know the message is simple: avoid stress!
Only that it’s not that simple. Continue reading »