Good article on executives and handling grief.
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The article, Three Ways Executives Can Cope With Grief, by Caroline Stokes states
“When a loved one dies, it’s expected that the bereaved may turn to a therapist, grief counselor, support group or another trusted helper. These professionals can help shoulder the daily burden of grief and offer support and guidance in an extremely vulnerable time.
But for an executive, decreased functioning in their personal life can have ramifications for the larger organization and on any dependent employees.
No two people grieve the same way. I’ve coached executives reeling from the deaths of their spouses — none have had the same path to healing.
Take, for example, a man I coached at the beginning of 2018. We’ll call him Gerald. Gerald had lost his husband in 2017. I was initially reluctant to begin coaching him. I assumed he would need a grief coach instead of my services — that he wouldn’t be ready to move on after so recent a loss. However, one conversation revealed that Gerald was ready for the next step in his career.”
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