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Black Mental Health: How to engage your staff

The 10th of October marks World Mental Health Day, and this year’s theme is suicide prevention. I’m not going to be talking specifically about this in this episode, but you can hear more in the episode on how and why to talk about suicide at work. Black Mental Health As this year’s World Mental Health Day falls in Black History Month, I’m going to use this episode to talk about how to engage your staff understand how BAME/Global Majority face…

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Pawlet Brookes of Serendipity Arts talking about Black History Month

Black History Month UK 2019 with Pawlet Brookes.

Black History Month Black History Month is the focus of this week’s episode. I speak to Pawlet Brookes, CEO and Chief Artistic Director of Serendipity Arts, joins me on the show to talk about one of my favorite months of the year.  From cultural events to education talks, Black History Month is packed with events that promote and celebrate the contributions of Black African and Caribbean people to the development of British society. It also aims to help society understand…

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National Inclusion Week

Celebrating National Inclusion week (and why it matters)

It’s National Inclusion Week! In this episode of the podcast, I talk about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. An important aspect of being an inclusive leader is making sure that diversity and inclusion is promoted and supported in your workplace. However, in order for your organisation to fully benefit from having a diverse workforce, it is important to create an inclusive environment where all team members feel like they can participate and achieve their full potential…

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Versha Patel talk about self-care September and new mums' health.

Self-Care September: Movement and Exercise with Versha Patel

Self-Care September In this episode, Versha Patel, founder of Birth and Beyond Fitness joins me on the show to talk about Self-Care September. With all the back-to-school activities happening during this month, and with Summer over, it’s important to start the Autumn in the right way.  One way to look after yourself and build your resilience is by exercising, and I’m delighted to chat with Versha, my first guest on the show and a woman who has me swinging kettlebells…

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How suicide at work can happen and how to have the conversation.

Why and how to talk about suicide at work

Suicide at Work Today on the podcast, I talk about a topic that is very emotive and challenging – suicide.  When a team member completes suicide, it affects more than just the family of that person.  While members of the family feel the effects the most, suicide affects the entire workplace and have a devastating impact on teams and team morale. In today’s show, I talk about: How people with suicidal thoughts tend to feel at their lowest point. [01:32]…

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