In an article for Harvard Business Review, former Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy writes that despite being in the most technologically connected era in history, many people lack meaningful social relationships. In the workplace, employees and executives who lack these connections are less productive, less creative and have reduced capacity for reasoning and decision making.
Address the health of your social connections with these recommendations:
As humans, we’re hard-wired for social connections. Without them we feel lonely, and loneliness causes stress, and stress increases the likelihood of developing a number of health problems. Providing your workforce the opportunity for meaningful interaction isn’t just good for the soul, it’s good for the body too.
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