It’s hard to read recent leadership articles and not see the benefits of Emotional Intelligence. However, can this obsession with EI harm us?
Trauma-informed leadership equips us to navigate an increasingly complex landscape in the workplace.
The impacts of past trauma seem to be increasing at an alarming rate. Now over 50% of all adults have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lives. That exposure can often lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Almost 8 out of every 100 people will experience PTSD during their lifetime (1).
We don’t all need to become clinical psychologists to lead our teams, but it is important to gain an understanding of the impacts of trauma exposure.
Building a trauma-informed culture does not require installing therapist couches throughout office buildings. A trauma-informed culture simply understands the potential impacts of past trauma and is equipped to navigate these workplace impacts. This article will explore a few more potential factors at play in working with those with past trauma. Finally, we will introduce a …