When your team is happy, healthy and engaged in their work, they’re more likely to meet their goals and help you to meet organisational goals. Although it’s difficult to completely eliminate stressful situations, there are actions you can take to prevent stress, as well as helping others to effectively deal with stress when it arises. When people are stressed or burned out, their performance and relationships with others will suffer. This guide covers what you can do to minimise some of the key triggers for workplace stress that could potentially affect you and your team. 

What can I do to reduce workplace stress?

Get to know your team better

Lead by example to promote healthy working habits

Review workloads, duties and responsibilities

Identify potential conflict and people issues and handle them early

Discourage ‘presenteeism’ in your team

Support the mental health of your team

Top tips for having a conversation about stress

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