Worrying about your business is all part of heading up a company – and CEOs feel a particular weight of responsibility for the people they employ. With a quarter of business owners admitting to falling ill and many more finding themselves awake at night, it pays to address sources of stress.
Fostering a positive work environment can help everyone. Studies show that happy workers are up to 12% more productive, and having a caring boss is top of their wish list. You may, at times, worry that addressing the personal problems of your team is deviating from business goals. But equally, you don’t want to come across as heartless.