We talk to Tonkin + Taylor New Zealand Chief Executive Dr Penny Kneebone about how she confronted the causes of her workplace stress and learned how to take a proper break from work.
Tag: Wellbeing strategies
Almost half of all New Zealanders will experience mental distress or illness in their lifetime. Aurecon launched a mental health first aid plan in late 2020 to encourage those affected to speak up and foster workplace and community wellbeing.
Transformation and wellbeing expert, Chloe Stewart-Tyson knew she had to get her people back to a flourishing state of wellbeing in order for the business to thrive, so she focused their wellbeing program on psychological health and Beca has never looked so good.
One of the most critical things a leader can do to facilitate mental wellbeing and build resilience is to create an environment of psychological safety within their organisation. Study after study has shown that high performance occurs when teams have high quality connections, enabled by a sense of psychological safety.
We talk to health and safety advisor and 2020 Emerging Practitioner of the Year Gareth Beck about why employers should care about staff mental health and wellbeing.
Employers need to provide more than a fruit bowl and a yoga class to create a mentally healthy workplace. We talk to John Fitzgerald at WorkSafe NZ.
The John Kirwan Foundation provides young people with the skills and knowledge to recognise and respond to mental health issues. It resonated with Calibre Group Executive General Manager Bruce Vincent, who supports the foundation and spoke to us about mental health in the sector.
Kathryn Musgrave was moving positively along her engineering pathway until she realised something wasn’t right. Kathryn talked to us about how she suffered burnout and the steps she took to return to positive mental health.