Talk Business – 24 Ways to Support your Employees on World Mental Health Day

Talk Business – 24 Ways to Support your Employees on World Mental Health Day

  Mental health has been moved top of the agenda in recent years. On World Mental Health Day employers need to move mental health to the top of the discussion, understand and work out how to support their employees on a daily basis. World Mental Health Day has been around since 1992, promoting advocacy, education and awareness against the social stigma of poor mental health in the workplace. Businesses should use World Mental Health Day to open up conversations around mental health. Unlike other injuries and illnesses, mental health is not easily using a pill or medication. It takes acceptance and constant support...
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I is for Inclusive Leadership

I is for Inclusive Leadership

Are you an inclusive leader? Inclusive leaders understand that they can't deliver everything by themselves and recognise the contributions and importance of others. They have a true desire for the team to succeed rather than boosting their own ego. As a result, an inclusive leader tends to stimulate the positive contributions from all members of the team, even those who may ordinarily be overlooked. (more…)...
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Shining the spotlight on Mental Health

This years International Men's Day shone the light on the biggest killer of men under 50 - suicide. In the Guardian article  Suicide the silent killer they highlight that in order to bring about change and reduce the number of deaths, the stigma of mental health needs to be challenged. The Guardian article shares that whilst Women may be more likely to suffer from depression, they are much more likely to seek help and talk to others when they encounter trouble. The uncomfortable truth is that stereotypical forms of masculinity – stiff upper lips, "laddishness" – could be killing men as they often fail to seek...
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