Managers typically focus on change management – getting to the end physical state as quickly as possible. In the process, they leave their employees behind. What managers fail to understand, and act on, is the nature of the personal transitions that individual employees experience during the change process. Understanding these personal transitions can contribute substantially to a successful change.
You don’t have to look far to see a list of the physical benefits of walking. Walking stimulates your body’s systems – your cardiovascular, immune and respiratory systems. There are many psychological benefits from walking as well – it gives you a lift, strengthens positive thinking and helps ward off depression. Walking can clear the mind and provide new insights into the way forward for you as a manager – it is a simple but effective means of stress management.