Inherent in the rapid change of our world and the corporate landscape is an escalating level of stress. In a recent poll, nearly 4 of 5 Americans describe their jobs as stressful, and the vast majority indicates that the level or stress has worsened over the last 10 years.
The impact of stress is omnipresent, causing:
- Reduced productivity and creativity
- Increased accidents
- Unnecessary absenteeism
- Low morale, poor attitude
- Emotional upset – anxiety, depression, anger
- Communication problems
- Increased medical costs – stress is health enemy #1!
Did you know that 70 to 90% of health conditions are linked to stress?
Left unchecked, stress is certain to exact a high toll on your business. If you think not, just take a look at your health insurance bills!