52 min

Mental health and Ottawa's business community with Sueling Ching, Lee Rose, Brett Merriman and Sheila Gallant-Halloran Ottawa Business Matters

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Trigger warning: this episode contains mentions and references of suicide
 
This episode of 'Ottawa Business Matters' hosted by Sam Laprade and presented in partnership with the Ottawa Board of Trade, focuses on the impact of mental health in the business community, highlighting discussions on its importance especially post-pandemic. Guests include Sueling Ching, President and CEO of the Ottawa Board of Trade, who talks about the intertwined relationship between business, economy, and mental health. The episode also features Lee Rose from TD, sharing his personal and professional journey in supporting mental health initiatives and community engagement. Brett Merriman, the new CEO of TryCycle, shares insights on digital mental health solutions. Finally, Sheila Gallant-Halloran from Lush Life Travel talks about the significance of travel for mental health and well-being. The episode underscores the evolving conversation around mental health in the business sector, advocating for supportive environments, community leadership, and the removal of stigma towards a healthier, more inclusive workplace and community.
 
00:00 Welcome to Ottawa Business Matters: Amplifying Local Business Voices
00:36 Mental Health in the Business Community: A Vital Conversation
01:14 The Impact of the Pandemic on Mental Health and Business
04:16 Advocacy and Support: The Role of the Ottawa Board of Trade
09:46 Empowering Women Leaders: Unleashing Personal Power
13:54 Community Engagement and Support: TD's Role in Mental Health
25:51 Introducing Brett Merriman: CEO of TryCycle
29:27 Honoring a Hero: The Legacy of Mr. Burns
29:56 The Evolution of Digital Mental Health
30:58 Community Impact: A Generous Donation and Its Effects
32:51 Leadership and Innovation in Mental Health Solutions
34:10 Expanding Community Connections: Joining the Ottawa Board of Trade
36:00 Embarking on a New Journey: The CEO's First Steps
37:28 Exploring the World: The Rise of Travel Post-Pandemic
39:28 Achieving Recognition: Virtuoso Cruise Icon Award
41:44 The Value of a Travel Agent in Crafting Memorable Experiences
47:57 Planning the Perfect Vacation: A Consultation Approach
50:15 Closing Thoughts on Mental Health and Wellness Travel


Full transcript:

Trigger warning: this episode contains mentions and references of suicide
 
This episode of 'Ottawa Business Matters' hosted by Sam Laprade and presented in partnership with the Ottawa Board of Trade, focuses on the impact of mental health in the business community, highlighting discussions on its importance especially post-pandemic. Guests include Sueling Ching, President and CEO of the Ottawa Board of Trade, who talks about the intertwined relationship between business, economy, and mental health. The episode also features Lee Rose from TD, sharing his personal and professional journey in supporting mental health initiatives and community engagement. Brett Merriman, the new CEO of TryCycle, shares insights on digital mental health solutions. Finally, Sheila Gallant-Halloran from Lush Life Travel talks about the significance of travel for mental health and well-being. The episode underscores the evolving conversation around mental health in the business sector, advocating for supportive environments, community leadership, and the removal of stigma towards a healthier, more inclusive workplace and community.
 
00:00 Welcome to Ottawa Business Matters: Amplifying Local Business Voices
00:36 Mental Health in the Business Community: A Vital Conversation
01:14 The Impact of the Pandemic on Mental Health and Business
04:16 Advocacy and Support: The Role of the Ottawa Board of Trade
09:46 Empowering Women Leaders: Unleashing Personal Power
13:54 Community Engagement and Support: TD's Role in Mental Health
25:51 Introducing Brett Merriman: CEO of TryCycle
29:27 Honoring a Hero: The Legacy of Mr. Burns
29:56 The Evolution of Digital Mental Health
30:58 Community Impact: A Generous Donation and Its Effects
32:51 Leadership and Innovation in Mental Health Solutions
34:10 Expanding Community Connections: Joining the Ottawa Board of Trade
36:00 Embarking on a New Journey: The CEO's First Steps
37:28 Exploring the World: The Rise of Travel Post-Pandemic
39:28 Achieving Recognition: Virtuoso Cruise Icon Award
41:44 The Value of a Travel Agent in Crafting Memorable Experiences
47:57 Planning the Perfect Vacation: A Consultation Approach
50:15 Closing Thoughts on Mental Health and Wellness Travel


Full transcript:

52 min