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How Investing in Mental Health is Good for Business

Investing in one’s physical and mental health is essential for wellbeing and is a powerful foundation to achieve personal and professional goals.  However, it’s also good for business in terms of the culture, workplace environment, team well-being and business results.  In this podcast interview with CPA Australia I look at:

  • Exploring the relationship between mental health and physical wellbeing: 02:16
  • The cost of mental health on the Australian economy each year: 03:46
  • Characteristics of poor mental health to look for in others: 05:54
  • What are three ways to improve mental wellbeing? 08:52
  • Identifying characteristics of a mentally healthy workplace: 13:18
  • Signs that an employee is struggling and steps to take to offer support: 18:17
  • The importance for businesses to invest in mental health and the implications if this is not addressed: 23:28

Here’s to removing the stigma that is often associated with mental health challenges and improving the quality of our communication by having the conversations that matter

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