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3 key steps & common barriers to successful leader-led wellbeing

In the wild, senior elephants work together to create an environment which protects the least experienced, younger members – minimising harm and allowing them to flourish. In many ways, the task of senior leaders is similar to the adult elephants’ role. The old idea about workplace wellbeing is that it was antithetical to business success – a fluffy, feelgood gesture…
Martine Beaumont
February 13, 2020
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Why it’s rest – not sleep – you could be deprived of

When we ask our GLWS survey clients how they look after themselves, their responses tend to fall into three categories: sleep, exercise and nutrition. The least likely category to get a mention is rest, or ‘taking a break’. Our clients usually associate the word ‘rest’ with either sleep or some form of passive distraction such as a glass of wine,…
Martine Beaumont
February 13, 2020
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Tales from the Frontline of Executive Wellbeing

Are you an Overfunctioner? Sarah had all the attributes of a high functioning and valued executive - diligent, perfectionistic, goal oriented, responsible, reliable, energetic, a great communicator and an incredibly supportive manager to her team. It was no surprise to me that Sarah was Group Director of a thriving financial services company and seen by the CEO as his logical…
Martine Beaumont
February 13, 2020