In life, really bad stuff happens. Really really bad. At some stage of life to every single one of us. People we love die, we get cancer or other serious illnesses, people we love get seriously ill, or our most important relationships break down. There is no more important time to be a good manager, and there is no other time when you feel like you have no clue what to do. Dealing with grief at work means first and foremost that you care. After all, when the really serious stuff happens, you cannot fix it. After all, when the really serious stuff happens, you cannot fix it..
Here are the basics you ought to know: