Bobbie Rae Boyer, with The Centered Ground Corp., is taking on the misunderstood topic of grief by helping organizations create compassionate and grief-informed workplace cultures.
Grief in the workplace can be difficult to deal with if the organization does not have a support system in place. Many organizations lack the information, training, and best practices needed to effectively respond when death affects their workplace. Every individual responds to the grief caused by the death of a loved one differently and hence there cannot be a one-size-fits-all approach to help such individuals navigate through this period of intense distress.
Grief-related emotions resulting from the coronavirus pandemic are heightened and will definitely spill over into the workplace. A professionally managed organization will not be able to allow death to affect its business activities in terms of services offered or customer expectations. Offering the From Grief to Gratitude Workplace Grief Workshop, Bobbie Rae helps such organizations find the balance and flow between being compassionately supportive of the individual or affected persons and minimizing any disruption to the workplace.
Bobbie Rae says, “During the time of my son’s passing, I was working as a corporate employee. Navigating grief while staying engaged productively in my job was challenging to maneuver. It is so important for our leadership teams to create a grief informed workplace so an employee can reintegrate as a valued teammate with the understanding that grief is present. Being seen as a whole person and given permission to acknowledge their grief demonstrates care to your employees while giving a fair opportunity for the employee to have a successful transition back into the workplace.”
Studies indicate that grieving employees don’t feel supported at work immediately following a death and, in the weeks, and months afterwards. According to Dora Carpenter, Founder of the Institute of Professional Grief Coaching, “the way an organization responds to an employee grieving a loss can have deep and long-term implications among their workforce.”
The From Grief to Gratitude Workplace Grief Workshop offers information that can help create a compassionate workplace culture, maintain an engaged workforce, boost employee morale, reduce death-related financial losses, and also work positively for the organization in terms of loyalty, productivity, and employee retention.
If you would like Bobbie Rae to offer your organization a workshop or provide additional grief coaching support services, contact her at TheCenteredGround@gmail.com.
About Institute of Professional Grief Coaching:
The Institute of Professional Grief Coaching was founded by Dora Carpenter, the brains behind the From Grief to Gratitude Coach Certification Program. The program is aimed at training and certifying grief coaches who can help grieving individuals go from pain to peace, heartbreak to happiness, and grief to gratitude in the shortest time possible.
For more information on the Workplace Grief Workshop, visit https://www.fromgrieftogratitude.com/workplace-grief
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