004: How the Pandemic Transformed Relationships, Part 3: How to Work Around Pandemic Challenges to Professional Relationships

If you’re a business owner or you worked in an office with people before the pandemic, you’ve definitely seen and even experienced how the pandemic has not only challenged personal relationships but also how that has bled into the workplace. In Q4 of 2021, there has been a 184% increase of PTSD expressed amongst workers compared to pre-COVID. 

The pandemic has definitely put a lot of stress on human connection. We’ve also been called upon to look at work differently. From the work from home revolution to the great resignation, more and more people seem to be looking for more meaning and more connection. And so, we see a louder clamor for a quality of life and meaning in our work.

In this episode, we’re talking about how the pandemic has impacted professional relationships and how we can work around those challenges. We will also be giving you a quick script to help you support a co-worker who may be struggling with a mental health concern.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • How COVID impacted mental health in the work environment
  • How people have become isolated
  • Managing expectations
  • Addressing the elephant in the office
  • Ways to work around the challenges to professional relationships
  • A quick script to help support a co-worker struggling with a mental health concern

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