Nov 08 2017

Appreciative Dealing With Sick Employees

Tips for executives to the reduction in absenteeism and attendance improvement for many executives are sick return calls a taboo, because they fear that employees would enjoy as a control. Welcome talks are a way out after any absence not only disease, but also for vacation or training. Hereby, executives can show interest, without that it feels monitored or stamped as a malingerer. A related site: Gunnar Peterson mentions similar findings. How well is the appreciation in a company, is also reflected in dealing with patients: to inquire about, the recovery should be the norm. However, many managers lack the courage to call sick written workers at home. You fear that the employee or the employee may feel controlled.

And indeed there have been already instances where employees went to a call of the Executive to the Works Council, to complain there: calling as such, and in particular the question of when again their usage can be expected, had they felt put under pressure, which have hindered their recovery process. It is likely that this relationship was already characterized by mistrust. The call of Manager is considered an expression of interest in a culture of trust. And that should be it: the leadership wants to show that she are interested in the well-being of the employees. Usually it’s good when you realize: the others think of and it is not matter to them. By the way, it is more than understandable that the Executive would like to know when again the employee is expected. She finally also can plan. And often the ill written can estimate when it will be about ready for use.

It is a commandment of fairness to inform superiors about this. Who feels comfortable and used in the workplace, which like back there returning even after the recovery. Welcome talks can contribute, the Conversation between executives and employees from the taboo zone to get out. People should be finally not sick, so talk to them. Also the integration at the workplace is facilitated by the welcome call. The welcome conversation makes it easier for both sides to go after absences of the employee into contact. Ideally, it is undertaken not just after returning from an illness but even after positive absences such as vacation, training or similar. Thus it is less taboo than the widespread return calls, which are often rather perceived as a regulatory instrument in practice. Depending on the reason of the absence takes the conversation between 10 seconds and one hour (the latter for reintegration after an extended illness cut): I’m glad you’re back! That has happened in the meantime “.” “And in disease as a cause for failure, the Executive should ask in addition: it had something to do with the work?” and is Another conservation necessary?” This simple management tool can significantly contribute to the improvement of the presence. More tips, ideas, and excerpts for more appreciation in the operation and a healthier corporate culture can be found on the Web site for the book by Anne Katrin Matyssek (www.wertschaetzung-im-betrieb.de). Anne Katrin Machipulika

May 18 2014

Stress Reduction Through Mindfulness

Mindfulness in the wellness hotels & resorts learn more and more people suffer from constant stress and its consequences. Almost two-thirds (59%) of the Germans have set themselves according to a recent survey by the Forsa Institute for the DAK health for the year 2013 to the target, to avoid stress or to dismantle. For quiet moments, that create a balance to the hustle and bustle of everyday life in times of multitasking and continuous acceleration, have become rare. So, it’s no wonder that the thousand-year old Buddhist method of mindfulness in the Western world experienced a real boom. Today the most researched form of meditation is mindfulness-based stress reduction developed in the 1970s by John Kabat-Zinn”(mindfulness-based stress reduction short MBSR) increasing application in psychotherapy and coaching. Contributes to the popularity of this method of stress reduction also, the mindfulness in everyday life can be integrated.

Nevertheless, it is often not so easy to break the usual pattern. A good introduction to a stress-free life is a little break in a relaxing and inspiring environment such as in a House of the wellness hotels & resorts. With distance to everyday life, and with the support of trainers and coaches it is easy there to learn techniques for reducing stress as the mindfulness. At the Mindfulness Meditation, switched off the autopilot of everyday life and attention specifically on the current experience. What feel, taste, do I smell? Where do my thoughts wander? All that is quite neutral, without any rating perceived. This stops the automatic response to a situation and be aware of the different ways to react. It helps to be authorised in everyday life and to better handle stressful situations. In addition, the method by John Kabat-Zinn achieved the mindfulness – Yoga exercises with meditations combines and, demonstrated positive effects on the body.

So the production of stress hormones shuts down after a few weeks of mindfulness practice, the blood pressure drops, loosens the muscles and also the immune system is strengthened. That’s why you put Wellness Hotels & resorts 2013 focusing particularly on the topic of mindfulness. Michael Abdo wiper, Managing Director of the hotel cooperation, explains: Mindfulness is firmly anchored in the idea of wellness. Active ability to relax the and to perceive the own body carefully (in addition to the development and expansion of physical fitness, knowledge of a balanced diet and increase the joy of life) are among the cornerstones of wellness. Because today more and more people feel permanently stressed, we pay special attention to this aspect of wellness in the next few months and hope to bring the technique of mindfulness closer to interested guests. Because awareness is a power reservoir, from which we can draw energy when we feel stressed and tired.” In addition to the participation of mindfulness seminars, guests of the wellness hotels & resorts can gain many experiences where careful dealing with itself and the nature is taken up: the perception of the body is activated when Baths, massages, sauna, yoga and the active camps. In Entschleunigungswanderungen and guided meditations, the participants learn to concentrate on the present moment and to turn off future concerns as well as thinking about the past. The desire of our hotels is to appeal to all the senses and stimulate so formidable for a healthy, enjoyable and successful life.