Remote work, advancing technology, and an always-on work culture are fracturing our relationships resulting in deep disconnection. A colossal 72% of global workers feel lonely at least monthly; with 55% saying at least weekly. Not only is loneliness unhealthy, but employee productivity, loyalty, collaboration, and engagement all decrease when employees are lonely. Reducing isolation is good for worker well-being and for business.
The book includes...
• An awareness of loneliness, the modern causes, and how it is impacting health and business.
• A firm understanding of belonging, why it’s needed at work, and how to identify workers who are in need of it.
• Actionable strategies to lessen loneliness and boost belonging at work via the Less Loneliness Framework™ (pictured).
• An ability to connect workers to the team, work, and a purpose.
An internationally-recognized keynote speaker, virtual trainer, and author of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All-In. For a decade, he has helped organizations lessen worker loneliness, create inclusive cultures, and prepare for the future of work. He is also co-founder of LessLonely.com, the premier resource for addressing workplace loneliness. Ryan lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife, three children, and yellow Labrador.
A global leadership consultant, workshop trainer, and author of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All-In. Steven has spent 12 years working with hundreds of leaders from organizations like Salesforce, The Home Depot, Komatsu, and Bridgestone, helping them improve worker well-being, reduce employee isolation, and boost team belonging. He is also co-founder of LessLonely.com. Steven lives in San Juan Capistrano, CA with his wife and two daughters.