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#037 – Bringing a Focus to Mental Health in the Workplace with Lis Cashin

At only 13 years of age, Lis Cashin accidentally killed her friend after throwing a javelin at a school sports day.  In one short moment, her life went from hopes of winning a sports medal to an outcome that was more tragic and traumatic than anyone could have ever imagined.

The trauma of this day profoundly influenced how Lis’ life would unfold.  For years, she found herself making decisions that ultimately punished herself, related to her immense guilt and shame over the accident.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, Lis shares her own journey to mental wellbeing, as well as tons of takeaways from her professional life, where she works with individuals and teams to help them to unlock potential and transform mental wellbeing.

Leadership tips you won’t want to miss:

🎙️ Regaining a sense of agency over your life when nothing seems to be going right

🎙️ The weight of wearing masks

🎙️ Why if the picture looks too perfect, it probably is

🎙️ Watching out for warning signs of mental health in your team members

🎙️ Implementing a wellness action plan in your workplace

Lis is an award-winning author, TEDx and global speaker, consultant, facilitator and coach. She is on a mission to challenge the stigma around mental health, to transform workplace cultures and to normalise the conversation around mental health in organisations. 

If you’re looking to enhance the mental wellness of both you and your team members, then this episode is for you!

If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please be sure to subscribe and leave a review. 

A written transcript of this podcast episode is available upon request.  To request a copy, please send us an email.

Lis’ contact information:

Website: www.liscashin.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lis-cashin

Twitter: @liscashin

TEDx: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOLRGBohTd4

This is ME book:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1913479781/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=this+is+me+lis+cashin&qid=1608120159&s=digital-text&sr=1-2-catcorr

Lindsay’s contact information:

To book a discovery call: https://calendly.com/lindsaylapaquette/discovery-call

E-mail: [email protected]

Website: https://lindsaylapaquette.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lindsaylapaquette/

Previous podcast episodes:  https://lindsaylapaquette.com/podcast

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Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with organizations who want to invest in elevating team performance by refining leadership communication skills. Lindsay’s background as a former Speech-Language Pathologist, specialized in working with clients with social interaction challenges, brings a unique perspective that helps leaders and organizations get to the root of complex communication issues so they can save time, money and sanity.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two children with pervasive mental health challenges, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend beyond her professional expertise.

To learn more about Lindsay’s programs, please visit lindsaylapaquette.com

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