Archive for the ‘well-being’ category

The Workplace Joy Gap

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October 8th, 2019

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Having health work relationships are important for our mental health and resilience. Healthy relationships regularly produce joy, and joy produces healthy relationships. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary definition, Joy is the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires. Joy helps us have a more positive outlook […]

Three benefits to wellbeing we gain from social connections:

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October 7th, 2019

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As a business leader have you considered the importance of the role of friendship in your organisation? In the run up to World Mental Health Day I hope this blog will encourage you to think about how your culture and work practices support the formation of social connections.  I also offer some practical tips to empower managers to […]

Fancy a coffee? Why taking an hour out on World Mental Health Day is a good idea.

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October 4th, 2019

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In 1993, the American psychologist James Hillman published a book called “We’ve had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world’s getting worse”.   In our Management Agenda 2019 survey of 760 managers in the UK and Ireland, almost three-quarters agreed that work-related mental health and well-being issues are on the increase.  Yet only 40% of […]

The Corporate Rebels visit Roffey Park and spark some thoughts….

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November 23rd, 2016

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I had the pleasure of hosting a morning at Roffey Park recently with Pim & Jost, aka The Corporate Rebels. You can find out more about who they are and their story so far here – they tell it better than I can. The essence is that, after a couple of years in their first […]