Could the “new economy” be an external obstacle to your company performance and growth? Psychology research has known for years that stress reduces cognitive (brain) performance.
It makes sense that personal stressors are impacting your employees’ ability to change and to be engaged with their job.
Article excerpt: “The reality is that change threatens everyone at some level. It’s normal to feel stressed, hesitant and fearful. When people are feeling that way in anticipation of change, they don’t think or act normally, and often appear to be acting like they have no brain.”
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Left Brain? Right Brain? How About No Brain?: Key Steps Before Asking Your People to Innovate and Change
Author is Michigan consultant Scott Patchin of the Tru Group. His firm specializes in “helping organizations get the right people in the right roles to grow their culture and their business” just as the People Plan does.
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