Duncan Young is the head of Workplace Health and Well-being at Lend Lease. Duncan is a passionate advocate for the positive impact of workplaces on our health.
In this conversation, you will hear Duncan talk about the techniques he has helped implement in his organization to help leaders make well-being improvements. Leaders can make these changes based on the information they gather by wearing a heart-rate monitor, keeping the diary, and learning about improving the energy profile.
Connect with Duncan Young:
LinkedIn - https://au.linkedin.com/in/duncan-young-6708389
- [01:40] - Duncan explains why improving well-being is such an important issue for Lend Lease and why leaders are becoming more aware of this importance.
- [02:44] - Duncan believes we are becoming aware of the impact lifestyle have.
- [03:20] - Duncan shares details on the programs he has created at Lend Lease to help leaders understand their well-being has on their performance.
- [04:28] - Duncan describes the technology they are using to help leaders understand how their everyday choices impact their well-being.
- [05:35] - Duncan explains how a diary is used in this process.
- [06:51] - Duncan talks about the ideal balance of energy expenditure and energy renewal at work.
- [08:25] - Duncan shares what individuals can take away from the information from the programs he’s developed.
- [09:18] - Duncan provides some examples of the techniques people can implement to improve their profile.
- [11:25] - Duncan lists a few out-of-the-box ways to restore energy levels.
- [12:55] - Duncan explains how collecting data can help individuals make changes.
- [14:38] - Duncan believes it is important for leaders to share this information and these techniques with employees.
- [16:31] - Duncan talks about how small changes can become embedded in the company culture and give individuals the support to improve well-being.
- [17:52] - Duncan shares one caution for organizations wanting to improve well-being.
- [18:34] - The Lightning Round with Duncan Young.
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