And the good news, is that it doesn’t need to be about siting cross legged and humming “ommm”. Both meditation and mindfulness are now packaged in many different ways. Without doubt, there will be a style and approach that suits you and your lifestyle.
It’s interesting what the HBR article says around why people don’t take the time to do this..The usual excuse is a lack of time, but often it’s because we don’t want to see what is already there. The reality is that it is rare that anyone else is going to do this for you. Definitely a case of what you put in you get out.
There is something lovely about being able to draw a line in the sand, reset and start again. Of course you can do this at any time during the year, but there’s something special about the down time of the Christmas period that lends itself to a bit of introspection and reflection.
The communication process doesn’t need to be onerous. It doesn’t need to involve large town halls and full on presentations (although of course there is a place for those). It just needs to be regular, on message and provide employees the information they need.