A stressful life event or personal crisis happens to us all at one point in our lives, and is cause for distraction at the workplace.
If you’ve reached the point where you say to yourself, “I can’t get my job done,” it may be time to ask for help, says Jane Dutton, a professor at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and coauthor of Awakening Compassion at Work.
When handling a crisis situation, the answer is not the same for everyone – Should you confide with your manager and colleagues? Should you ask for flexible hours or a reduced workload? Should you take a leave of absence?
Read more of the original article at Harvard Business Review.