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Mind Your P's: The Purposeful Leader's Guide

Caroline McKenna is a business leader whose journey has taken twists and turns from profit-focused corporate finance to purpose-driven social enterprise.In her new podcast she explores her passion for purpose, people, pl
Latest Episode7/12/2022

Claire Russell: How to create a culture of psychological safety at work

Season 2, Ep. 4
Claire Russell is Founder, Speaker and Trainer at Mental Health in Business. Launching 4 years ago, MHIB has been delivering vital mental health training to businesses and employees in the UK.Their client list includes names like Under Armour, Ministry of Defence, Chartered Insurance Institute, and the O2. MHIB offers mental health first aid training for team leaders, resilience toolkits for: men, women and non-binary people and also offer 1-2-1 coaching to help upskill business leaders to cope with the increasing pressure on the mental health of workers around the UK. Her career began in insurance, and starting off her own brokerage at age 20 and building a successful business before selling it on. Claire shares her dealings with her own mental health issues and how that led her to change careers and launch MHIB 4 years ago. In this episode, she highlights the importance of psychological safety at work, and what you need to integrate into your culture to achieve it. She also shares hands-on advice for what to say when you don't know what to say. In the hybrid world that we're all now accustomed to, the ability to spot if a team member is struggling with their mental health is even harder in a remote setting. Claire describes some of the key things to look out for to spot if one of your team might be struggling, and how to start that conversation. Let us know who you'd like us to speak to on the show, or tell us your thoughts on Twitter @sgconnect1. We'd love to hear your two cents!Episode transcript and links at: socialgoodconnect.org/podcasts/claire-russell-mental-health-in-business/
7/12/2022

Claire Russell: How to create a culture of psychological safety at work

Season 2, Ep. 4
Claire Russell is Founder, Speaker and Trainer at Mental Health in Business. Launching 4 years ago, MHIB has been delivering vital mental health training to businesses and employees in the UK.Their client list includes names like Under Armour, Ministry of Defence, Chartered Insurance Institute, and the O2. MHIB offers mental health first aid training for team leaders, resilience toolkits for: men, women and non-binary people and also offer 1-2-1 coaching to help upskill business leaders to cope with the increasing pressure on the mental health of workers around the UK. Her career began in insurance, and starting off her own brokerage at age 20 and building a successful business before selling it on. Claire shares her dealings with her own mental health issues and how that led her to change careers and launch MHIB 4 years ago. In this episode, she highlights the importance of psychological safety at work, and what you need to integrate into your culture to achieve it. She also shares hands-on advice for what to say when you don't know what to say. In the hybrid world that we're all now accustomed to, the ability to spot if a team member is struggling with their mental health is even harder in a remote setting. Claire describes some of the key things to look out for to spot if one of your team might be struggling, and how to start that conversation. Let us know who you'd like us to speak to on the show, or tell us your thoughts on Twitter @sgconnect1. We'd love to hear your two cents!Episode transcript and links at: socialgoodconnect.org/podcasts/claire-russell-mental-health-in-business/