Tag: Work Stress

Gratitude Can Reduce Worker Stress

Not receiving a “thank you” when holding a door open for a stranger at the store or when helping a friend with an errand can be disheartening and annoying, and it can even foster resentment. But while failing to express gratitude can rub the do-gooder the wrong way, it can also mean the not-so-grateful person […]


5 Best Practices for Mitigating Workplace Stress

According to the American Institute of Stress, workplace stress costs U.S. industries around $300 billion every year and is on the rise as workdays get longer, workers work harder, and job insecurity continues to increase. If you want to mitigate workplace stress at your organization, here are a few best practices to keep in mind.

Are Your ‘Transformational’ Leaders Making Everybody Sick?

There are many different leadership styles, but some are less effective—or even more detrimental—than others. So-called “transformational leaders” sometimes pressure their reports to tough it out and come to work when they’re sick, and according to new research, this may actually harm their employees’ health over time.