13-07-2020

Episode #191

Chevy Rough – Mental health and wellbeing in the corporate world, and how we need to shift to retain and engage the best talent

Chevy Rough – Mental health and wellbeing in the corporate world, and how we need to shift to retain and engage the best talent

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This week I’m joined by Chevy Rough, who is a wellbeing and productivity coach who previously spent 10 years in recruitment.

This is a different type of episode this week, as we talk less about his experience being a recruiter and more about mental health instead.

I’d usually suggest episodes for specific types of people, however, whatever stage you’re at in your career: whether that’s one day, one year or one decade in recruitment – this one is for all of you.

Trigger warning – we talk about drug use and suicide in this episode.

You can connect with Chevy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chevy-rough-2a96a855/

Timestamps:

How did you get into recruitment? [3:00]

Alcohol and drugs [7:00]

Shifting the culture of recruitment [12:32]

Financial wellbeing [14:38]

How did you get out of that dark place? [17:00]

Looking at yourself and realising your mistakes [19:50]

How important are friendships during this change? [23:50]

Advice to people to find a healthy replacement [30:56]

What if I’m scared? [33:51]

Men discussing mental wellbeing [35:37]

Common things that keep people paralysed [43:21]

How did you get to the point where you knew you needed to change? [46:50]

Therapy [53:00]

Suicidal thoughts [55:52]

Learning to slow down [57:57]

Non-negotiables for today [1:00:07]

Self-education [1:02:17]

Self-awareness [1:07:12]

What are you most excited about? [1:11:37]

What would you say to the people? [1:13:13]

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