The demand for constant attainability, unabated commitment and quick adaptability, combined with a decrease in workplace security, pushes an increasing number of employees to the edge of their capacities, causing stress-related symptoms and absenteeism. Predominantly exposed to this kind of stress are highly sensitive leaders and team members. However, highly sensitive persons (often referred to as HSPs) can provide competitive advantages to organizations.
Who doesn’t know the experience: work days are filled with tasks, phone calls, appointments and meetings. One thing follows another and once a problem has barely been solved, the next one is just around the corner. Everybody seems to want something from us.