Welcome to the 65th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, and on today’s episode, I talk about why training isn’t a panacea, but part of your strategy to create a positive and productive workplace.
In this episode, I focus on mental health and well-being training, specifically aimed at workplaces.
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In today’s show, we talk about:
- Why I chose to make an episode on this topic. [00:52]
- Some reasons why workplaces embark on training exercises. [02:07]
- Things to look out for before booking a coach or consultant. [03:04]
- What to consider before deciding to deliver a training session in your workplace. [04:46]
- Factors you need to consider and communicate with a potential trainer or facilitator before booking a training session. [09:01]
Quotes on Why Training isn’t a Panacea
- Training is, of course, super important but it’s not a panacea, and it won’t solve systemic dysfunction and underlying issues.
- Please don’t ice the mouldy cake. It might look beautiful on the outside, but when you cut into it, the cake is not fit to eat, and it’s gone off!
- If you’re spending money on high quality or any training at all, you really don’t want to put that money down the drain.
- You want to think more about your training and your training strategy.
- Please also bear in mind, it’s not fair to ask for endless proposals. That’s exhausting for us as professionals. I particularly find it excessive.
Work with me
Find out more about the training I provide here
Have a look at my online work-life balance course on Thinkific. You can access it here: http://bit.ly/DMMHPONC
A form to help you with your training can be found here: https://forms.gle/hgnYtmTu33Zeem489
Power Hour Sessions £150 1-2-1:https://calendly.com/leylao/60min
Power Hour Sessions for Organisations: https://calendly.com/leylao/60-min-wellbeing-strategy
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