131 episodes

Tom Bosna's Well Workplaces is a podcast for those who are passionate about learning more about Workplace Health, Wellbeing and high performance.
His show will help you learn more about topics relating to personal and workplace health as he chats with passionate Health, Wellbeing and Safety leaders and industry innovators across the globe. Each fortnight, your host Tom Bosna and his guests will share practical insights and tips on workplace health. Tom Bosna is the Managing Director at Pinnacle Health Group and Healthcare Industry leader.

Well Workplaces Tom Bosna | Workplace Health, Wellbeing and Performance

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Tom Bosna's Well Workplaces is a podcast for those who are passionate about learning more about Workplace Health, Wellbeing and high performance.
His show will help you learn more about topics relating to personal and workplace health as he chats with passionate Health, Wellbeing and Safety leaders and industry innovators across the globe. Each fortnight, your host Tom Bosna and his guests will share practical insights and tips on workplace health. Tom Bosna is the Managing Director at Pinnacle Health Group and Healthcare Industry leader.

    Ep125 - The Corporate Athlete with Olly Bridge

    Ep125 - The Corporate Athlete with Olly Bridge

    In today's episode, Tom chats with Olly Bridge, a visionary leader in athletic and corporate health sectors, and co-founder of Essentio Health. They discuss the importance of treating employees as 'corporate athletes' and the necessity of a holistic approach to wellness, encompassing physical, mental, and emotional health.Olly highlights his methodology that combines the latest in health assessments, including DNA testing, sleep analysis, and functional movement screenings to create personalised wellness plans for executives.The discussion also touches on common health challenges faced by executives, such as sleep deprivation and stress management, and provides practical, evidence-based strategies for improving wellbeing. Additionally, the conversation explores the future of workplace wellness, emphasising the value of simple, foundational health practices and the potential impact of technological advances in enhancing health and performance.

    00:00 Introduction to Well Workplaces Podcast01:09 Meet Olly Bridge: A Visionary in Athletic and Corporate Wellness02:45 The Genesis and Mission of Essentio Health06:09 The Three-Legged Stool of Wellbeing: Activity, Nutrition, Recovery24:45 Deep Dive into Sleep and Recovery Strategies31:29 Looking Ahead: The Future of Health and Performance



    Essentio Health

    Olly Bridge

    • 37 min
    Ep124 - Workplace Climate Action with Lucy Piper

    Ep124 - Workplace Climate Action with Lucy Piper

    Today's episode features a conversation with Lucy Piper, a corporate climate expert and director at WorkforClimate.

    Lucy shares her journey from experiencing climate anxiety to taking action by leveraging her professional skills for climate solutions. WorkforClimate aims to educate and empower employees to drive stronger climate action within their companies.

    The discussion covers the importance of individual and collective action in the workplace for climate activism, the concept of corporate sustainability, and the effective strategies businesses can utilise for real environmental impact. Lucy and Tom also touch upon the significance of creating a community of workplace climate champions and address both the challenges and opportunities of promoting corporate sustainability and climate-conscious practices in the business sector.

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    About Lucy
    Lucy Piper is a corporate climate expert and Director at WorkforClimate - an NFP that educates and empowers employees to help influence stronger climate action at their company.

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    Resources
    WorkforClimate:
    https://www.workforclimate.org/⁠
    Connect with Lucy Piper: https://au.linkedin.com/in/lucypiper

    • 29 min
    Ep123 - Loneliness in the Workplace with Dr. Michelle Lim

    Ep123 - Loneliness in the Workplace with Dr. Michelle Lim

    Today's episode features Dr. Michelle Lim, a leading scientific expert on loneliness and a practicing clinical psychologist. Dr. Michelle Lim discusses her personal experiences with loneliness and the importance of addressing social needs in healthcare and workplaces.

    The conversation dives into the consequences of loneliness on health, including mental health issues and physical conditions such as heart disease. Dr. Lim also addresses the stigma and misconceptions surrounding loneliness, highlighting the need for increased awareness and open conversations.

    Strategies for combating loneliness at an individual, relational, community, and policy level are discussed. The episode also explores the impact of remote and hybrid work models on loneliness and offers advice for leaders to foster social connection and wellbeing among their teams.

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    Resources:

    Ending Loneliness Together

    ELT Downloadable Resources

    Connect with Dr Michelle Lim



    00:00 Welcome to Well Workplaces: Exploring Health, Performance, and Culture

    01:16 Meet Dr. Michelle Lim: Australia's Leading Expert on Loneliness

    02:06 Deep Dive into Loneliness: Personal Stories and Professional Insights

    02:18 The Science of Loneliness: Understanding Its Impact and Solutions

    05:26 The Role of Social Connections in Wellbeing and Work

    12:39 Addressing Loneliness: Strategies for Individuals and Workplaces

    16:30 The Future of Work: Hybrid Models, Loneliness, and Leadership Challenges

    23:27 Closing Thoughts: The Importance of Addressing Loneliness

    • 24 min
    Ep122 - Mastering Time Management with Andrew Hartman

    Ep122 - Mastering Time Management with Andrew Hartman

    In today's episode, Tom discusses the challenges of time management and maintaining mental wellbeing in high-stress environments, particularly in start-ups, with guest Andrew Hartman, who shares his personal journey from education to the start-up world.

    Andrew talks about the overwhelming nature of working in a marketing technology agency and the physical and mental toll of stress, leading to a significant health scare. Andrew's experience sparked a journey towards finding better ways to manage time and stress without sacrificing impact or mental health.

    The conversation explores the commonality of these issues among professionals, the addiction to the stress cycle, and practical tips for effective time management and setting healthy work boundaries.

    Andrew introduces his Time Boss model, focusing on the importance of prioritising tasks, protecting personal time, and being fully present in the moment to enhance productivity and wellness.

    The episode emphasises the necessity of clear goals in meetings, closing down mental tabs at the end of the workday, and the value of time in fostering employee engagement and wellness.

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    Resources

    Time Boss: https://www.timeboss.us/masterclass

    Connect with Andrew Hartman here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewhartman

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    About Well Workplaces

    Well Workplaces is a movement by ⁠Pinnacle Health Group⁠ and our vision is for a world where workplaces lead and create healthier communities.  Well Workplaces podcast has been designed to create genuine wellbeing conversations in the workplace and share expert knowledge in practical ways.

    • 37 min
    Ep121 - Exploring Deeper Connections with Topaz Adizes

    Ep121 - Exploring Deeper Connections with Topaz Adizes

    Today, Tom Bosna, interviews Emmy Award-winning guest Topaz Adizes, the founder of the experience design studio called The Skin Deep. Topaz shares his journey from a traumatic childhood with arguing parents to finding solace in filmmaking and experiencing a turning point in Melbourne, Australia.They discuss the importance of daily self-questioning and deep, meaningful conversation in the context of personal relationships and in the workplace. Topaz provides insights on learning to listen with one's whole body to stimulate authentic communication and introduces the 'Deep Listening' concept. They also reflect on society's increasing loneliness problem and how fostering better social connections can be a solution. Tom wraps up the conversation by sharing his intention to incorporate the insights gleaned from the interview while also inviting the listeners to do the same.

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    Connect with Topaz Adizes

    Book: 12 Questions for Love

    The Skin Deep

    {THE AND} Relationship Cardgame

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    About Well Workplaces

    Well Workplaces is a movement by Pinnacle Health Group and our vision is for a world where workplaces lead and create healthier communities.  Well Workplaces podcast has been designed to create genuine wellbeing conversations in the workplace and share expert knowledge in practical ways.

    • 48 min
    Ep120 - Understanding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

    Ep120 - Understanding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

    In this conversation, Trier Bryant and Tom discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. Trier explains the difference between these three aspects and how they contribute to workplace culture.

    Using practical examples, she emphasises respect for DEI as a discipline, similar to revenue generation or marketing, and suggests starting with small, manageable goals rather than attempting to overhaul an entire organisation. Trier also addresses the issue of tokenism and authenticity in DEI efforts, and shares her thoughts on how the future of work may look from a DEI perspective.About TrierTrier Bryant is a people-first leadership & inclusion expert and the founder of TrierBryant.com, a consulting firm that advises organisations on strategies and tactics to improve their workplace culture. Trier is also the co-founder of Just Work, a company that provides coaching and workshops to create more collaborative and equitable work environments. Trier has an extensive track record as an executive spearheading DEI & Inclusion initiatives at top organizations including Goldman Sachs, Twitter, and the U.S. Air Force. She also serves on the Board for Athena SPACs and Campaign Zero. Trier has been featured as an influential voice on leadership and DEI by publications including USA Today, CNN and Fortune.

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    Connect with Trier Bryant

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    About Well Workplaces

    Well Workplaces is a movement by Pinnacle Health Group and our vision is for a world where workplaces lead and create healthier communities.  Well Workplaces podcast has been designed to create genuine wellbeing conversations in the workplace and share expert knowledge in practical ways.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

tomo-bzille ,

Practical

I like the variety in guests that accounts for the many facets of creating a healthy workplace

Trent_M ,

Highly Recommend a listen!

This podcast provides a great overview of current mental wellbeing trends during Covid. A must listen for individuals, and wellbeing leaders looking for relevant, practical strategies to implement for managing the current struggles many of us are facing! Thanks Tom & Natalie.

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