To know what is non-essential, we need to know what is essential. Our enforced quarantine, social distancing, self isolation in the time of coronavirus are offering us plenty of time to ponder this important question. Things may not be the same when we have finished pondering.
Employers need to be proactive about addressing the challenges of grief, bereavement and trauma faced by employees.
Celebrity suicides foster chatter but in my mind, with an awareness of suicide contagion, there is concern as I look around at my own friends and colleagues. Which among my own set is about to act similarly? Do I know how to read the signs? How would I help someone with suicide ideation?
As business leaders, if we want talent in a role we say we value, we have to pay fairly and commensurate with the value we attach to the role. Talk is free.
When I was 15, I was trying to understand the present. Now when I am not 15, the quest continues.