It’s free, simple and effective. Yet lots of workplaces still don’t utilise the power of listening to help foster a positive working culture. This video from the IoD can be found in the blog section of their mental health hub, where there is a wealth of good information and practical tools. In this video, Victoria Walford (founder of Pocket Stress Buster), talks about ‘Why active listening is crucial to workplace mental health programmes’. She explains that opening the lines of communication from the CEO or senior leader through to the intern is beneficial for everyone and can generate more innovation.
This video is just over 5 minutes long and has the option of using subtitles. There is also some additional information alongside the video, which elaborates on several key points from the video.
Mi Crow's online courses cover all sorts of aspects of workplace mental health, broken down into accessible three-minute videos on different topics. You can subscribe to their portal for your workplace, or host the content on your LMS.
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