Guest Speaker: Jake Melton
Jake Melton is an engaging and moving keynote speaker, author, Forbe’s featured coach, and a respected leadership and influence expert. He is a proud voice and advocate for mental health and Tourette Syndrome.
Jake’s background is in organizational psychology and he has worked on leadership development and change management initiatives alongside CEO’s, stakeholders, executives, and entrepreneurs. He has a keen ability to understand the modern workforce and what is needed to succeed as an organization today and build the leaders of today and tomorrow.
Jake is author of the book “Minimalize to Maximize Your Happiness: Cut the Crap” and is a top voice among LinkedIn and other professional communities. He has given hundreds of presentations and has spoken at conferences, conventions, trainings and other corporate and business events.
While Jake does love speaking, guiding and working with leaders, and inspiring others to simplify their lives, he loves his wife and two children more. They live in Dallas, Texas.
Program Details: The Trillion Dollar Workplace Crisis
Mental health and wellness defined:
Mental health in our personal and professional lives:
- What is mental health and wellness.
- Why does it matter to me and why is it so important?
- Overcoming the stigma (assumptions, stereotypes, bullying, etc.)
How we can improve our state of mental health (5 E's):
- The profound effects mental health and wellness has on productivity, effectiveness, relationships, performance, focus, and happiness in and out of the workplace.
- Evaluate (what is causing the stress, anxiety, worry, fear, concern, overwhelm).
- Eliminate (distractions, toxic relationships, bad habits, poor decisions, unethical practices, wasted time).
- Encourage (be there for our employees and co-workers). Exercise, diet, and sleep.
- Educate (understand how to recognize when a co-worker, employee, friend, or family member might be dealing with mental health and illness).
- As a leader, learn how to support and lift those who suffer with mental health challenges in the workplace so they can reach their full potential.
SHRM Recertification Credit: Pending
The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
HRCI Recertification Credit: Pending