Leading with Empathy: Prioritizing Mental Health in the Workplace

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, this episode explores how leaders can positively influence and support the mental well-being of their teams and organizations.

Studies show staggering levels of work-related stress negatively impacting employees’ physical health and personal relationships. As a leader, you play a critical role in shaping an environment that prioritizes mental health.

Gayle Lantz shares three key strategies to help you become an advocate and create a workplace that nurtures mental wellness:

  1. Advocate for mental health awareness by openly discussing issues, sharing resources, bringing in experts, and drawing from personal experiences. 
  2. Look for ways to actively reduce stress and empower individuals to operate at their best through customized approaches.
  3. Prioritize your own self-care and model vulnerability by checking in on your mental well-being.

Gayle also introduces a unique diagnostic tool that can uncover hidden sources of stress within teams and across your organization.

Tune in to learn practical tips for cultivating a culture of empathy, open dialogue, and support around mental health. Explore the profound impact you can have by leading with compassion and understanding.

This insightful episode will equip you to be a driving force in destigmatizing mental health challenges and creating a thriving, mentally fit workplace.

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