Stressed? The pressure of managing a work-life balance is a reality for most women in the workplace – whether she is a director or a secretary. Even with support, there is often a role conflict in being a working mother. And in today’s high-tech, high pressure workplace, women have to find a way to assuage the inevitable feelings of guilt that sometimes rise to the surface.
Bullying is unacceptable in the modern workplace and no responsible company or organisation should be seen as condoning it. The health of employees is important, and that includes both physical and mental wellbeing and relieving stress and anxiety.
Entrepreneurship is the prime factor that will bring about a quicker economic recovery in the region as a whole, and in the case of Dubai, will bring about a turnaround in commercial and industrial activity.
Anger management training will be increasingly needed to equip Western managers, with their combative dialogue, for the anger-free boardroom culture of China and India.
Social Media, with their user-generated content, is the biggest data revolution since printing. But it can set up workplace stress through addiction to sites and thoughtless copying-in of material.
Today’s work-culture makes it harder to enjoy that full night’s sleep we need. Sleep deprivation especially affects the creative thinking and decision-making that increasingly makes up our day’s work.
The huge possibilities thrown up by social business networking such as LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube will revolutionise the way we hunt new business, new staff and new contacts, and generally present our profile to the world