The mental health at work conference announces an amazing line up of speakers.
Don’t miss this one, it’s going to be a cracker!
Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist
4 Mental Health & Connecting with People
Back in January, Alys was interviewed in The Guardian about the effects of stress in the workplace on NHS staff “There is huge secrecy about admitting if you are struggling when you are a professional working in the NHS.” Dr Alys Cole-King
Follow Alys on twitter @AlysColeKing
former Global VP HR Unilever
International Advocate, Campaigner & Consultant for Mental Health at Work
Co-Founder of Minds@Work
You can watch Geoff’s compelling presentation from Head Talks entitled Breaking the Corporate Stigma and hear how personal experience reshaped his approach to caring for his mind in the same way he cared for his body. In his own words, “I learned dental hygiene as a child but no one had taught me mental hygiene.”
Follow Geoff @geoffmcdonald1
Spotlight on our other speakers, coming soon…
Head of Border Policing Command
Organised Crime & Counter Terrorism Unit
Health and Wellness Manager
PepsiCo UK & Ireland
Founder & CEO Headtorch
MC for the event
Self-Awareness – Nick Payne
Nick Payne talks about: Self-Awareness, everyday tips to supporting people’s mental health at work At June’s First Thursday Wellbeing Hour Nick Payne, On Sales Trade Director at Budweiser Budvar UK Ltd, wowed us with his straight forward approach to self-awareness. Here’s just one example for you: Ask someone you work with – preferably not your best buddy – for feedback. We […]
TACT: Chief Superintendent Catriona Paton
TACT: Tactical Advantage through Changing Thought – consciously thinking differently Chief Superintendent Catriona Paton wowed us with her presentation. We learned about the importance of being tactical – tackling situations with skill and sensitivity, that personal connection is power and that time is the greatest gift we can give anyone in the workplace… and much […]
Wellbeing Paths & Destinations – Alison Smith
Many thanks to author, speaker, coach and Headtorch Associate, Alison Smith for a tremendous event on Thursday. Alison talked to us about wellbeing using her poem as stimulus. The metaphors encouraged us to consider our paths to well-being – as individuals and as organisations. As always Alison brought plenty of wisdom and laughter. For more insightful blogs […]
Mike Chitty – A Business World That Cares
“Imagine a business world that cares …” Really interesting insights from Mike Chitty on what makes us care and why this is important for organisations. Fascinating and thought provoking talk – thank you Mike.
Geoff McDonald: Work’s Mental & Wellbeing
“The energy of our people is our most important asset” … Geoff McDonald talks passionately about the importance of having the wellbeing of our employees as a top strategic priority. Incredible talk – inspiring, thought provoking, brilliant. Thanks Geoff – you’re a legend Dude!