The best ways and places to practice safety
May26

The best ways and places to practice safety

I have been struggling for a while to write my posts mostly because there is constant power failure (so my laptop and iPad battery are always dead or close to dead) thanks to the notorious fuel scarcity situation in my country. The truth is I haven’t been able to do anything productive for about 3 weeks and it is hard to not get bothered by it. Anyway, today I got the chance to charge my iPad and decided to write on this topic...

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Employee engagement – getting management and staff committed
Feb09

Employee engagement – getting management and staff committed

Over the last few weeks, I have written on job burnout, preventing/dealing with job burnout and job engagement – please check related posts or click the links below for past articles on job burnout. Today however, I am taking a different dimension and will talk about getting support from your team (management and staff) to ensure employee engagement is done properly and will work. Burnout is a problem and we desperately need to...

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Job Burnout (Part 2) – The effects of job burnout on individuals and businesses
Jan21

Job Burnout (Part 2) – The effects of job burnout on individuals and businesses

Burnout is an individual experience and while some people may cope well and eventually recover, others do not abd dive deep into depression, anger and ill health because the body’s immune system becomes weakened making you vulnerabke to sickness. Job burnout primarily affects job performance and physical/mental health. Job performance: Remember Caroline in my previous post? Can you remember her detachment from certain aspects of...

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Job Burnout (Part 1) – Let’s talk about job burnout
Jan15

Job Burnout (Part 1) – Let’s talk about job burnout

Job burnout? Yes job burnout. This is what I call “stress on a different level”. Researchers like Maslach, define burnout as a prolonged response to chronic emotional and interpersonal stressors on the job. There are 3 dimensions of burnout – overwhelming exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal accomplishment. I will discuss these 3 factors and what they mean through a case study for easy understanding. Meet my...

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Hearing loss in the UK
Feb24

Hearing loss in the UK

An alarming 1/6 of the UK population suffer from some form of hearing loss. Of those suffering from hearing loss around 6.4 million are over the age of 65+ and about 3.7 million are of working age. Surprising about 3.7 million people aged 16 – 65 have hearing loss, and around 135,000 of them are severely or profoundly deaf. Of the 10 million who suffer from hearing loss, more than 800,000 people are severely or profoundly deaf. About...

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