EP 62: Supporting Your Employees With Their Mental Wellbeing Through A Recession

by | Apr 11, 2024

Last year threw us into a recession that affected many people. As an employer or manager, do you really know how your own teams are coping with this?

When people are anxious or overwhelmed, it almost always reflects in the energy and creativity they bring to their work. That’s why supporting employees’ mental health during an economic downturn can help maintain work morale and productivity.

In this episode, I share common stress signs to look out for in your employees and offer tips to help you support them through difficult times.

Here are the highlights:

  • (08:44) Share your rationale for changing direction.
  • (11:53) Strategies you can use to support your employees.
  • (21:31) Encourage deeper social connections.
  • (24:39) Being able to demonstrate empathy.
  • (28:03) The Wellbeing Black Hole.

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Ngozi Weller

Ngozi Weller is a culture change consultant and an ICF accredited coach who helps build resilience into your business by creating psychologically safe workplaces that enable employees to thrive.

Obehi Alofoje

Obehi is a psychologist and culture change consultant who helps senior HR and business leaders reduce employee burnout, absenteeism & talent attrition through mental wellbeing strategy, training & coaching.

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