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How Do We Support People’s Wellbeing During Great Disruption?

Podcast with Anne Lomax


Anne is a Change Professional who has managed change programs across multiple industries, from large scale systems implementations through to workplace transformations, with a focus on changing cultures and building internal business change capability. For the last seven years, Anne has been bringing wellbeing into her change programs with fabulous results and has been referred to as “the Magic Maker”.

In this week’s episode, we explore the practical actions workplaces can be taking to care for their people’s wellbeing during a time of disruption and rapid change.

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You’ll Learn:

  • [01:50] – Anne shares how the CoVID-19 pandemic impacted Qantas as a workplace.
  • [02:24] – Anne’s essential first step to supporting people during a disruption.
  • [03:23] – Anne’s number one priority for worker wellbeing during the CoVID-19 disruption.
  • [03:54] – Simple, practical ways to support wellbeing during a disruption.
  • [05:51] – What goes into a daily calm session?
  • [08:22] – Anne’s biggest learning on wellbeing during change.
  • [09:19] – The ‘new normal’ of workplace wellbeing
  • [10:19] – Anne enters the lightning round

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