Gemma Bullivant recently featured on the The Live, Learn, Lead Podcast. The podcast series focussed on learning to lead, starting from within. Natalie shares tips on personal growth and the art of leadership alongside interviews with experienced leadership experts from around the world. The podcast series aims to inspire and grow the leader within the listeners so they can lead, inspire and empower others to do the same.
Episode 12 of the podcast focussed on all things grief. For anyone who is going through the process of grief or for people trying to support a friend or family member to feel safe and looked after during that time, this is the podcast for you. This blog is a transcript of the main points covered in the podcast.
Bereavement will understandably affect each individual differently. So why use one framework to support employees when there is no one size fits all approach when it comes to the death of a loved one?
The sudden death of my mum came at a time when I was a busy HRD managing a large international team whilst working daily with the CEO and board of directors. My manager was supportive from the beginning.
Facing into the Coronavirus pandemic with very little clarity on the future, it is certainly feeling very unsettling. But as each of us focuses on the immediate daily practicalities of our own unique set of circumstances, it's worth also acknowledging that the emotions we are experiencing are much the same as those we associate with different types of grief and traumatic change.
Many of us are familiar with the Kubler-Ross change curve. While it is NOT a linear process (we will yo-yo randomly between some or all of these emotions at some point), it is a useful way to consider the variety of emotions we might be experiencing...
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