Excessive stress can be costly and dangerous

Excessive stress hinders performance

Competition is fiercer than ever before, and a company’s most precious asset—its people—is under an unprecedented amount of pressure.

Scientific studies show that constant stress reduces performance, creativity and company loyalty while boosting absenteeism, presenteeism and unwanted turnover.

The right amount of stress motivates your staff. But in the current downturn, what was once occasional stress has often become a permanent feature of the workplace that hinders performance. In this economy, ensuring the sustainability of your staff’s productivity, loyalty and creativity will depend not only on the usual rewards and trainings, but also increasingly on their personal wellbeing, their work-life balance and their development, especially as Generation Y climbs the corporate ladder.