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Cultivate Newsletter September 2023

Mental Wellbeing

Cultivate is designed for and available to organisations who aspire to build a high-performing culture, where people flourish and benefits flow to the bottom-line.

Connectivity to combat loneliness in the future of work

The popularity of remote and hybrid working has endured since the ‘great work from home experiment’ due to benefits like work-life balance, but research indicates that there can be  downsides to these working arrangements if  implemented without appropriate supports. Isolation and loneliness associated with working remotely can pose a risk to mental wellbeing and should be addressed by organisations who plan to encourage these working arrangements.  An article from The Conversation outlines these issues and suggests several tips to protect wellbeing; one being the imperative to build connections with employees and colleagues.


Importance of Mental Wellbeing at work

The 14th of September marked R U Ok day; an important day to prioritise mental wellbeing and remind us to have meaningful conversations about how people in our lives are doing. We felt it was fitting that this month we spotlight mental wellbeing as one of the 13 elements of our Cultivate model.  In this feature we highlight the business case for supporting employee mental wellbeing and provide some practical tips for how to start making small changes to cultivate an organisational culture that is supportive of mental wellbeing.

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The link between wellbeing and leadership performance

It is important that leaders fill their own cup first when it comes to supporting wellbeing.  Insights from the Global Leadership Wellbeing Survey (GLWS) suggest that leaders’ wellbeing can have flow on effects for individual and team outcomes.  When leaders are able to address their wellbeing needs, they can then be more effective leaders.

Completing the Global Leadership Wellbeing Survey will help leaders identify their wellbeing priorities and how to act on them.  READ MORE for information about the survey, or contact one of our accredited consultants here if you would like to know more.

Supporting wellbeing conversations at work

A key message from R U OK day is that these conversations can happen on any day. Workplaces offer the opportunity for social connection and support for when someone may need help.  For resources to simplify the steps in taking action and advice to support wellbeing conversations in the workplace