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Podcast with Mark Williamson

Are You Ready for Action? Podcast with Mark Williamson

Today’s Guest:

Dr. Mark Williamson, who is the Co-founder and Director of Action for Happiness. Since creating and launching Action for Happiness in 2011, Mark has engaged with a vast range of organizations, projects, and people on the topics of happiness, well-being, and resilience, including leading academics, major multinational corporations, public sector organizations, policymakers, schools, charities, and community organizations. He’s led the development of all of the Action for Happiness resources and activities and has spoken regularly on related topics at events and conferences across the UK and around the world.

In today’s episode, we’ll explore how Action for Happiness are helping to improve people’s wellbeing in workplaces and communities around the world.

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You’ll Learn:

  • [02:04] – Mark explains how Action for Happiness became a global movement to improve people’s wellbeing.
  • [04:09] – Mark shares how Action for Happiness has mobilized wellbeing champions around the world.
  • [07:07] – Mark shares how Action For Happiness help bridges the gap between knowledge and action when it comes to improving people’s wellbeing.
  • [10:27] – Mark explains how coaching circles can provide social support for people creating behavioral changes.
  • [13:51] – Mark explains how to have meaningful conversations in workplaces about wellbeing behaviors.
  • [15:58] – Mark shares an example of a company building wellbeing practices across their workplace.
  • [17:57] – Mark explains why organizations will continue to invest in wellbeing programs over the next 12 months.
  • [21:15] – Mark completes the lightning round.

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