Today on The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about how to handle private life challenges while running a startup (forgiving yourself).
One thing that is inevitable at work is that there’s going to be personal issues that will happen to team members. This could be as a result of health issues, loss of a member of something as simple as relocating to a new place. Managing life challenges at work are crucial as if poorly managed can lead to a lot of stress in the team.
In today’s episode of the show, Steli and Hiten talk about what life challenges are, how to handle challenging issues at work, why great communication is key when these issues arise and much more.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
02:15 About today’s topic
00:42 Why this topic was chosen.
02:00 How to handle challenging issues at work.
02:31 Why great communication is key when issues arise.
03:33 Why you and your family should always come first.
04:25 Why companies should be proactive in helping team members through life challenges.
06:05 Practical ways companies can help manage life challenges.
08:30 How team members can be overly optimistic about their situation.
09:38 The importance of being transparent in difficult times.
3 Key Points:
We’re all going to have challenges at work but how we deal with these issues is what matters. It’s really about communication. Everyone knows that life happens and family is super important.