In today’s episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk to Paul Boston about the concerns and progressions around corporate wellness. Mental health is an issue that is being spoken about more and more here in Canada and not only that, but corporate leaders are being proactive and doing all they can to keep their employees’ minds healthy, ready for change and of course becoming more productive. One of the most interesting items we discuss is the difference between work-life balance and work-life blending. Whether you are just entering the workforce, have been there for years or are actively climbing the corporate ladder, there are some really great takeaways that will help you excel in your life.
Paul Boston is the president of Actus Performance Inc., a human performance development firm. Paul started his professional career working in the fast-paced and demanding world of marketing and advertising with Fortune 500 companies around the globe. At the same time, he started racing at the elite level of triathlons and qualified four times for the World Triathlon Championships and started to discover performance similarities between his athletic and professional career. He then went back to school to study adult training and development, specializing in workplace performance. As an organizational performance development specialist, Paul works with clients to help them understand the fundamental performance values, attitudes and skills people, teams and organizations need in our ever-changing modern-day work world. Paul has published numerous articles and spoken to professional organizations across North America on 21st-century workplace performance.
In this episode we discuss:
- Plant-based eating for athletes
- Corporate performance and corporate wellness
- Handling change in the moment
- Finding vegan options in the cafeteria
- Create communication and dialog about making change
- What are the mental health challenges?
- What are the signs?
- Reactive or responsive
- Work-life balance vs blending
- The stigma
- How to get health and wellness support into your business
- Myths of corporate wellness
- Practical skills
Links to things we mentioned:
Saturday October 21, 2017 – Wizard of Oddz Charity Event – Get Your Tickets Here!
Mental Illness – PTP006
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