12 episodes

This podcast is for professionals and leaders who want to understand and improve wellbeing in their workplace. Here, we share expert insights and real-world case studies that address psychological hazards at work.

A thriving workforce means less sick days, less presenteeism, less internal conflict and more productivity, but this isn't just about business; it's about transforming workplace culture.

Our mission at Dharma Centre for Wellbeing goes beyond business solutions, so join us in building healthier, happier, and more successful workplaces together!

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This podcast is for professionals and leaders who want to understand and improve wellbeing in their workplace. Here, we share expert insights and real-world case studies that address psychological hazards at work.

A thriving workforce means less sick days, less presenteeism, less internal conflict and more productivity, but this isn't just about business; it's about transforming workplace culture.

Our mission at Dharma Centre for Wellbeing goes beyond business solutions, so join us in building healthier, happier, and more successful workplaces together!

    Why Promotions ARE So Yesterday!

    Why Promotions ARE So Yesterday!

    Episode summary

    Join host, César Gamio and Julie Winkle Giulioni as they delve into the importance of career development in the workplace. They discuss the need for a partnership between employees and organisations to ensure successful career development. Julie emphasises the need for redefining career development beyond traditional ladder climbing and focusing on growth within current roles. She also highlights the significance of self-awareness, understanding strengths, and having ongoing conversations between managers and employees.

    The episode concludes with a discussion on how organisations can operationalise career development by redefining it, emphasising the role of leaders, and honoring growth within current roles. The conversation explores the key components of career development in a business setting, highlighting the importance of defining career development, the role of leaders in fostering growth, and the need for ongoing conversations and feedback.

    The discussion also touches on the inclusion of career development in performance assessments and the value of networking and building relationships. The main takeaways include the need for individuals to take ownership of their career development and for organisations to prioritise and support growth opportunities.

    About Julie Winkle Giulioni

    Julie Winkle Giulioni is a champion for workplace growth and development. She believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to reach their potential. And she supports organisations and leaders who want to make that happen with keynote speeches, consulting and training.

    Julie is the author of Promotions Are So Yesterday: Redefine Career Development. Help Employees Thrive and the co-author of the international bestseller, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want, translated into seven languages.

    She is a regular columnist for Training Industry Magazine and SmartBrief and contributes articles on leadership, career development, and workplace trends to numerous publications including Fast Company and The Economist.

    Named by Inc. Magazine as a Top 100 Leadership Speaker, Julie’s in-person and virtual keynotes and presentations offer fresh, inspiring, yet actionable strategies for leaders who are interested in their own growth as well as supporting the growth of others.

    Her firm, DesignArounds, creates and offers training products and experiences to organizations worldwide and has earned praise and awards from Human Resource Executive Magazine’s Top Ten Training Products, New York Film Festival, Brandon Hall, and Global HR Excellence Council.

    About us

    At ⁠⁠⁠⁠Dharma Centre for Wellbeing⁠⁠⁠⁠, we can help your business comply with its legal duty of care to employees and meet national or international standards of workplace wellbeing to improve engagement, retention and performance in your business.

    How to Comply with Your Legal Duty of Care


    ⁠⁠⁠Assessment⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠Consultancy⁠⁠⁠

    Achieve National Standards of Workplace Wellbeing


    ⁠⁠⁠Assessment⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠Consultancy⁠⁠⁠

    Achieve International Standards of Workplace Wellbeing (ISO 45003)


    ⁠⁠⁠Assessment⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠Consultancy⁠⁠⁠

    ⁠⁠⁠Experience Award-Winning Performance Training⁠⁠⁠

    Thanks for joining us

    Join us every other Friday as we meet with an expert in their field to explore essential content relating to workplace wellbeing, employee engagement, and work-related psychological ill health.

    Make sure to tune in and subscribe to our channel so you never miss an episode!

    • 59 min
    Creating a Diverse, Equal and Inclusive Business Culture

    Creating a Diverse, Equal and Inclusive Business Culture

    Episode summary

    Join host, César Gamio and Sasha Graham for a riveting exploration into the world of Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI). Their journey reveals that DEI is not just a box-ticking exercise for legal compliance, but a pivotal element in creating a vibrant and fair workplace culture. Sasha, wielding her martial arts background like a katana of wisdom, slices through the complexities of DEI, highlighting the silent battles many women face in UK workplaces and offering a beacon of hope for companies aiming to champion inclusivity.

    The conversation transcends the surface-level understanding of DEI, steering into the impact of representation, the power of inclusive practices, and the significance of company policies that resonate with issues like menopause. They unravel the layers of workplace integration, discussing how the Obama White House's amplification technique can transform meeting dynamics and empower minority voices. With anecdotes that strike a chord, like the infamous Kanye interruption of Taylor Swift, their discussion underpins the necessity for inclusive behavior in every facet of business interaction.

    As the episode comes to a close, they reflect on the blend of leadership, legal frameworks, and workplace culture that crafts the foundation for DEI. Sasha's insights on compassionate directness, active listening, and fostering a growth mindset are a masterclass in nurturing inclusive teams. Prepare to be inspired and equipped to champion equality in your workplace.

    About Sasha Graham

    Sasha Graham is the CEO of Equality Group. Sasha is a Culture, Diversity and Inclusion specialist working with numerous leading European PE and VC firms. She specialises in strategy, upskilling and behavioural management.

    About us

    At ⁠⁠⁠Dharma Centre for Wellbeing⁠⁠⁠, we can help your business comply with its legal duty of care to employees and meet national or international standards of workplace wellbeing to improve engagement, retention and performance in your business.

    How to Comply with Your Legal Duty of Care


    ⁠⁠Assessment⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠Consultancy⁠⁠

    Achieve National Standards of Workplace Wellbeing


    ⁠⁠Assessment⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠Consultancy⁠⁠

    Achieve International Standards of Workplace Wellbeing (ISO 45003)


    ⁠⁠Assessment⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠Consultancy⁠⁠

    ⁠⁠Experience Award-Winning Performance Training⁠⁠

    Thanks for joining us

    Join us every other Friday as we meet with an expert in their field to explore essential content relating to workplace wellbeing, employee engagement, and work-related psychological ill health.

    Make sure to tune in and subscribe to our channel so you never miss an episode!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Is It OK to Work Whilst Unwell?

    Is It OK to Work Whilst Unwell?

    Episode summary

    Join host, César Gamio and guest expert, Zara Whysall, in this epiosde, as they tackle the nuanced realities of presenteeism in the modern workplace. Together, they pull apart the layers of misconception, examining the true nature of this phenomenon and its multifaceted implications for employers and employees alike. Zara brings her seasoned expertise to the table, illuminating the delicate balance between legal responsibilities, managerial discretion, and the personal health decisions that shape our working lives.

    In an episode rich with insights, discussion delves into optimisng employee wellbeing check-ins in conjunction with occupational health management to cultivate a supportive work environment. They transition from identifying psychosocial hazards to managing the tightrope walk between accommodating health needs and preventing burnout.

    Finally, they touch on the power of a positive workplace culture, one that sees mental health as a cornerstone rather than an afterthought. Through shared personal experiences and a commitment to empathy, they underline the value of creating a psychologically safe space where the wellbeing of each individual is paramount.

    About Zara Whysall

    Zara is an Associate Professor of Business Psychology who straddles academia and industry. She’s a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society with over 20 years’ experience in applied research, consultancy and training across public and private sector organisations. 

    Alongside her academic role, she is Research & Impact Director at Kiddy & Partners business psychologists, now part of Gateley Plc. Following her early PhD research applying the transtheoretical (stage of change) model to workplace health and safety interventions, she worked at Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) and COPE Occupational Health Ltd, before moving to Lane4 (now EY Lane4) and Kiddy & Partners. 

    She has published peer-reviewed journals, professional journals and book chapters, including in the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Health Psychology, Management Decision and Ergonomics.

    About us

    At ⁠⁠Dharma Centre for Wellbeing⁠⁠, we can help your business comply with its legal duty of care to employees and meet national or international standards of workplace wellbeing to improve engagement, retention and performance in your business.

    How to Comply with Your Legal Duty of Care


    ⁠Assessment⁠
    ⁠Consultancy⁠

    Achieve National Standards of Workplace Wellbeing


    ⁠Assessment⁠
    ⁠Consultancy⁠

    Achieve International Standards of Workplace Wellbeing (ISO 45003)


    ⁠Assessment⁠
    ⁠Consultancy⁠

    ⁠Experience Award-Winning Performance Training⁠

    Thanks for joining us

    Join us every other Friday as we meet with an expert in their field to explore essential content relating to workplace wellbeing, employee engagement, and work-related psychological ill health.

    Make sure to tune in and subscribe to our channel so you never miss an episode!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Building Connection and Engagement in Virtual Teams

    Building Connection and Engagement in Virtual Teams

    Episode summary

    In this episode, host, César Gamio and guest expert, Erin Shrimpton, discuss the importance of building connection and engagement with remote teams to prevent social isolation. They highlight the need for socialising for at least four to five hours a day and emphasise that socialising can be virtual as well.

    Their conversation explores techniques for effective virtual communication and collaboration, emphasising the importance of coaching, active listening, and empowering team members. The use of technology tools such as Google Docs and WhatsApp voice notes is highlighted to enhance engagement and problem-solving. The role of perception in virtual meetings is discussed to outline the need for clear communication and professional presentation.

    Join them as they also delve into the connection paradox, underlining the importance of promoting deep social connections to combat loneliness and improve team wellbeing.

    About Erin Shrimpton

    Erin is a chartered organisational psychologist working as a coach, consultant and LinkedIn change across Learning Author. Her ambition is to help people change their working lives for the better. She collaborates with HR professionals, leaders and their teams to build, curate and even reinvent their experience of work.

    Her approach is always evidence-based and practice-led: grounded in a career spanning two decades driving culture changeacross industry and sector. She is also an experienced facilitator, learning designer and keynote speaker.

    About us

    At ⁠Dharma Centre for Wellbeing⁠, we can help your business comply with its legal duty of care to employees and meet national or international standards of workplace wellbeing to improve engagement, retention and performance in your business.

    How to Comply with Your Legal Duty of Care


    Assessment
    Consultancy

    Achieve National Standards of Workplace Wellbeing


    Assessment
    Consultancy

    Achieve International Standards of Workplace Wellbeing (ISO 45003)


    Assessment
    Consultancy

    Experience Award-Winning Performance Training

    Thanks for joining us

    Join us every other Friday as we meet with an expert in their field to explore essential content relating to workplace wellbeing, employee engagement, and work-related psychological ill health.

    Make sure to tune in and subscribe to our channel so you never miss an episode!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    How to Build a Workplace Wellbeing Strategy

    How to Build a Workplace Wellbeing Strategy

    Episode summary

    Ever wondered what fuels a truly thriving workplace? Kacy Fleming, organisational psychologist and wellbeing expert, joins host, ⁠César Gamio⁠, to dissect the intrinsic connection between employee engagement and workplace wellbeing. They explore how meaningful work is not just a buzzword but a critical factor in combating the high costs of disengagement.

    Leaders, take note: the heart of a successful wellbeing strategy beats through your actions, not just your words. This episode is a treasure trove of insights on why leaders must weave wellbeing into every fibre of company culture, acting as role models and educators rather than sole proponents of the latest wellness apps. The transformative effects are clear—better performance, higher profitability, and an enviable employer brand that draws top-tier talent.

    This episode doesn't just state the facts; through rigorous academic research and real-life case studies, it reveals the prosperous symbiosis between investment in employee health and corporate success.As the episode draws to a close, César and Kacy turn their attention to the power of wellbeing champions—those unsung heroes in the workplace who bring wellbeing initiatives to life in a way that resonates with everyone. Their stories illustrate that wellbeing isn't a one-size-fits-all affair but a personalised journey that, when embraced, can redefine an organisation's culture. Don't miss your chance to gain from their expert wisdom!

    About Kacy Fleming

    Kacy is a passionate advocate and believer that wellbeing and joy are cornerstones to a fulfilling career. Kacy is a TEDx Speaker, an award-winning wellbeing strategist, a frequent contributor to Thrive Global, and an M.A (masters) in Organisational Psychology. She is the former Head of Global Well-Being at Takeda and is focused on empowering life-work alignment and creating equitable access to wellbeing resources and programming.

    About us

    At ⁠Dharma Centre for Wellbeing⁠, we can help your business comply with its legal duty of care to employees and meet national or international standards of workplace wellbeing to improve engagement, retention and performance in your business.

    How to Comply with Your Legal Duty of Care


    Assessment
    Consultancy

    Achieve National Standards of Workplace Wellbeing


    Assessment
    Consultancy

    Achieve International Standards of Workplace Wellbeing (ISO 45003)


    Assessment
    Consultancy

    Experience Award-Winning Performance Training

    Thanks for joining us

    Join us every other Friday as we meet with an expert in their field to explore essential content relating to workplace wellbeing, employee engagement, and work-related psychological ill health.

    Make sure to tune in and subscribe to our channel so you never miss an episode!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Becoming a Conscious Leader

    Becoming a Conscious Leader

    Episode summary

    What does it take to become a conscious leader? In this episode, César Gamio sits down with Gina Hayden to navigate through the statistics of global adversity and workplace disengagement and shed some light on the stark choices leaders must make.

    The conversation takes a deeper look at the relationship between personal growth and team dynamics, led by the principles of conscious leadership. Listen to their personal stories that reveal the profound impact understanding the significance that our work has on others, and how this realisation can reignite passion and purpose in our daily endeavors.

    To conclude, the episode turns to the role empathy and mindfulness play in shaping the future of leadership. The power of a single mindful breath, the empathetic connection forged through active listening, and the courage to be vulnerable are all pillars of a nurturing workplace culture. Don't miss out!

    About Gina Hayden

    Gina has nearly 30 years of consulting, executive coaching, and leadership development experience with a wide range of global clients, from household-name multinationals to innovative start-ups.

    She helps leaders integrate all facets of themselves – what they value and find meaningful, what inspires and energises them, how they tap into their genius from a quiet mind – and how to bring this into how they lead their teams and achieve results for their organisations. Gina is deeply interested in what it takes to be a leader in the age of AI and sustainability, and how to cultivate the mindsets of leaders who want to create a positive impact in the world.

    One of her business initiatives is growing a global community of conscious leaders as a means of facilitating real and sustainable change and shaping a positive future. She is the author of Becoming a Conscious Leader: How to Lead Successfully in a World that’s Waking Up.

    About us

    At ⁠⁠Dharma Centre for Wellbeing⁠⁠, we can help your business comply with its legal duty of care to employees and meet national or international standards of workplace wellbeing to improve engagement, retention and performance in your business.

    How to Comply with Your Legal Duty of Care


    ⁠Assessment⁠
    ⁠Consultancy⁠

    Achieve National Standards of Workplace Wellbeing


    ⁠Assessment⁠
    ⁠Consultancy⁠

    Achieve International Standards of Workplace Wellbeing (ISO 45003)


    ⁠Assessment⁠
    ⁠Consultancy⁠

    ⁠Experience Award-Winning Performance Training⁠

    Thanks for joining us

    Join us every other Friday as we meet with an expert in their field to explore essential content relating to workplace wellbeing, employee engagement, and work-related psychological ill health.

    Make sure to tune in and subscribe to our channel so you never miss an episode!

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