A recent report from SHRM found that nearly 1 in 4 (23%) employees report feeling down, depressed or hopeless when it comes to their work productivity. At Kantola, we know how important is is—now, more than ever—for your employees to feel valued, included, and safe at their place of work. So when it comes to mental health, where do you begin, and more importantly, how can you be sure your efforts will be beneficial, (and inclusive), for everyone?
As leaders, it’s important to have the right tools, resources, and solutions when it comes to the wellness of your employees. And with so much information out there, it can be hard to know where to look. As a continuation of our Influencer Series, we’ve put together a list of LinkedIn’s top voices to keep an eye on, plus—their most recent content on mental health at work.
John Amaechi OBE | Founder & Everyday Jedi at APS Intelligence
John Amaechi OBE is a respected organizational psychologist, best-selling New York Times author, sought after public speaker, executive coach, and CEO of APS Intelligence Ltd. His most recent LinkedIn video on the danger of making your job your identity is only 26 seconds long and asks the question: If you are what you do, who do you become once you stop doing it? Watch here.
One of Karyn’s recent videos on LinkedIn addresses how to set healthy boundaries at work that are meant to help in lowering stress levels. She breaks it down for viewers in under four minutes and with three simple, tangible steps. Watch here.
Jay Shetty sits down with Lilly Singh to talk about breaking free from the norm and knowing how to become the person you want to be. Our society often has rules, standards, and systems that are seen as absolute, unbending, and necessary. Most people aren’t given the chance to be themselves, work in their own space, and process their experiences at their own pace. What happens when you get to think differently and contribute positively to the world in another way? Listen here.
In a recent article from HR Zone, Winston discusses how organizations can be more inclusive to the disabled community by challenging our own mindset on how we view disabled individuals—ultimately encouraging an environment of elevated empathy. Read more.
In a recent TEDx talk, Linden talks about transitioning from a role in tech consulting to a career in leadership coaching, and one of the biggest challenges she faced along the way which was answering the question “how can I be successful at work and be true to my purpose?” Watch the full talk.