How to Create a Kickass Workforce to Achieve Long-term Business Excellence
1. Edition May 2019
240 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
Workplace stress and burnout is a multi-billion-dollar problem affecting organisations.
The impacts of workplace stress and burnout include low productivity and profitability, rampant presenteeism and absenteeism, alarming workplace safety performance and workers compensation claims, poor quality assurance, high negative staff turnover and even, sometimes, work-related suicide. How do you solve such complex problems when the root cause is often nebulous or emotionally-charged?
Workplace mental fitness is the answer.
MindFit introduces Link:Flow:Grow, a breakthrough organisational design and development toolkit that puts workplace mental fitness first. This practical, field-tested solution empowers your workforce to:
* skyrocket productivity and increase revenue
* improve workplace safety and reduce workers compensation figures
* reduce negative staff turnover and restore employee engagement
* transform organisational culture and address other chronic business challenges.
MindFit introduces a transformative business management paradigm backed by mental fitness stretches, relatable stories, practical insights and handy checklists to empower your Company, your Team and your Self. It's idealism made practical, complex made cheeky and education made entertaining. Don't leave work without it!
About the authors xiii
Part I: Setting the Scene 1
1 Workplace mental fitness 3
2 Burnout 15
3 Link:Flow:Grow 21
4 Shining beyond brightness 31
5 The Intelligent Org Chart (IOC) 37
6 Rock the bands of the IOC 43
7 Who makes things happen? 61
8 HIL climbs are worth the view 69
9 Whole-brain leadership in multi-tone organisations 79
10 The culture rots from the head 85
11 Hello Driver, how's the weather? 93
12 EveryBest in action 99
Part II: Making It Real 105
13 The IOC: A beacon for change 107
14 Candy shells just don't satisfy 111
15 The classic slow roll 117
16 Build your people up 123
17 Messing up big time takes seconds 127
18 Say no to being a 'Yes' person 133
19 The brilliant destroyer 137
20 Living on a roller coaster 143
21 The rise and rise of the meat robot 149
22 Habits can change 155
23 The one-sided coin 161
24 A key to spectacular success 165
25 Look for the signs 171
26 Fast cars and ninja warriors 177
27 Love the challenge, not the job 181
28 The problem to every solution 185
29 Everyone relax ... except HR 189
Alexis Ee-Khem Aw is a versatile word alchemist, self-empowerment enthusiast and marketing communicator at LinkPADD.
John K Williams is an experienced workplace coach, a small business director, and a project director for LinkPADD.