27_Normalizing Mental Health in the Workplace with Chester Elton
Hosted by Quint Studer with special guest Chester Elton
Have you experienced stress or anxiety at work? Chester Elton, Author and Executive Coach, is on The Busy Leader’s Podcast this week to explain how leaders can help their employees with mental health issues. Chester talks about his books he co-authored with Adrian Gostick, Leading with Gratitude: Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results, and Anxiety at Work: 8 Strategies to Help Teams Build Resilience, Handle Uncertainty, and Get Stuff Done. He dives into how the most important thing we can do as leaders is normalize the conversation around mental health because you can’t solve a problem you can’t talk about. He also emphasizes that the most essential skill we must have as empathic leaders is the ability to listen to our employees. When employees feel comfortable and heard, organizations thrive. If you are looking for tips and best practices on how to open the conversation about mental health with your employees, this is the podcast for you!
The first 50 people to email Quint@QuintStuder.com will receive a copy of one of the books mentioned above.
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About Chester Elton:
Chester Elton’s work is supported by research with more than a million working adults, revealing the proven secrets behind high performance cultures and teams. He has spent two decades helping clients around the world engage their employees in organizational strategy, vision and values. In his inspiring and always entertaining lectures, Chester provides real solutions for leaders looking to build culture, manage change and drive innovation.
Chester is co-founder of FindMojo, a global assessment company, and author of multiple award-winning New York Times, USA Today and #1Wall Street Journal Bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. His books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies.
Chester has been called “fascinating” by Fortune and “creative and refreshing” by the New York Times. He appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CBS 60 Minutes, and is often quoted in Fast Company, Newsweek and the Wall Street Journal. In 2021, Global Gurus research organization ranked Chester among the world’s top leadership experts and organizational culture experts. He is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches pay-it-forward project and serves as a board member for Camp Corral, a non-profit for the children of wounded and fallen military heroes.
Some of Elton’s clients include GE, Novartis, Duracell and Pepsi. As an executive coach, he has helped high potential leaders at American Express, Cubic, and the World Bank
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