By Kaelanne Jordan
An inspired employer is more than twice as productive as a satisfied employee and more than three times as productive as a dissatisfied employee. Hence, it is critical, for both employer and employee be the best version of themselves as individual, to each other, in their work and in the workplace. It is also the responsibility of good leaders and employers to invest in their staff, help them unleash their intrinsic inspiration, show them appreciation, provide them with opportunities and help them feel personally connected to their work.
This, according to the Archdiocesan Family Life Commission’s (AFLC) mental health clinician can be achieved by doing “simple things” such as asking: “How are you going?”; “What’s happening in your life?”; “How can we support you as an organisation?” or “What am I doing that is not supportive that is getting in your way?”.