Tuesday 14 September 2021
Leaders have never felt as much responsibility as they do right now. With more than half the population experiencing lockdown in recent weeks, our leaders are grappling with the very real challenge of COVID-19 fatigue. It’s the blanket term we use to cover the many feelings we’re encountering, from heightened anxiety to both physical and mental exhaustion. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals one in five Australians are experiencing psychological distress linked to COVID-19, which is taking its toll in the workplace. Last year, 75 per cent of employees in the US and close to a third in the Asia-Pacific region reported symptoms of burnout.