Season 2: Episode 2: What if...businesses created mental health socially instead of through a workshop?
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What if....businesses created mental health socially instead of through a workshop? with Connie Jakab, Brave Parent Institute, Brave Tribe, Wellness Innovates 

Top takeaways: 4:14: "Bring them closer" - what this means in Connie's story and why we should never send the hurting away 

7:52: A program is not mental health. So, how can companies truly cultivate a culture that supports TRUE mental health? 

8:41: A mentally healthy workplace looks like belonging 

8:54: Connie shares the number one desire of your employees 

9:12: Mental health is created socially 

10:15: Belonging creates resilience. YET - belonging is not created by the employer. It is created by the people within an organization 

11:28: There is impact when there is a lack of meaningful work and purpose.  Reference Johann Hari, Lost Connections 

12:08: A sense of workplace belonging directly impacts your productivity and bottom line 

13:52 - 15:11: Connie highlights ways to take mental health conversations and turn them into ACTION for belonging POST workshop  

18:39: Switching the onboarding process to create learned experiences over telling people what your vision, mission and values are 

20:16 - 21:18: Connie's passion is to impact the future youth. And this becomes about connecting parents and their workplaces as the workplace is who holds the parents of the kids who need to be brought closer. 

21:23: When we impact the workplace, we impact the home. When we impact the home, we impact our youth. 

23:58: Connie provides tools to encourage connection and conversations with teams 

24:53: We want to support people...we just do not know how! This is consistent right across Canada as shared through previous Let's Talk Hope conferences on Bell's Let's Talk day 

25:54: Support in the workplace does not magically happen. We have to create it with intention 

26:28: National Hope Movement, Let's Talk Hope - mental health conference on Bell Let's Talk Day.  January 28, 2021: is a national conversation around mental health - how ALL of Canada is doing - to open the eyes of people across all ages, genders, provinces and territories Join the conference, register at:  

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33:07: Hear Connie's answer to what if...businesses realized that they are people too? 

Connect with Connie online: Instagram: @conniejakab LinkedIn: Connie Jakab Connect with Wellness Innovate: Website: Instagram: @wellnessinnovate 

Connect with Lindsay online: Instagram: @quirkylindsayharle LinkedIn: Lindsay Harle-Kadatz Email: Stay connected with Quirky Quills, a monthly resource for leaders, mental health, and brand alignment

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