Cultivating your Career Wellbeing

Welcome to the Cult of Monday podcast, helping you to make Mondays awesome by unlocking the potential of people within organisations. We discuss a range of topics across leadership, culture, ways of working. Our first season covers wellbeing, resilience and thriving at work.

In this episode, we unpack our career wellbeing, what this means, and how we can take a more deliberate focus on our careers. We spend a significant portion of our life at work and it’s critical to truly putting yourself in the driver’s seat of your career. When we prioritise our professional growth and happiness, we not only transform our own lives but also create a ripple effect of positivity in the world around us. We will explore this with our panel of Cult of Monday career coaches.

Guest Introduction

• Clea Newson

• Jessica Hill

• Lauren Pearson

Discussion Points • What is career wellbeing? • Key component of career wellbeing and how you can nurture them • The notion of alignment, and how this supports us to thrive • The impacts of not thriving in our careers • The role of a strengths-based approach in shaping where we devote our energy • Uncovering purpose and personal alignment • Understanding the importance of prioritising well-being • The broad impact of well-being initiatives • Empowering you to champion well-being within your organisation, fostering energy and cultivating a vibrant company culture

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Lauren Pearson:

Lauren is the Founder of Cult of Monday; a Learning, Leadership and Talent Development business supporting leaders and individual contributors to develop greater self- awareness, grow their interpersonal skills and claim their unique potential. Leadership is an internal job. Lauren coaches' leaders at all levels to evolve their leadership style, to develop self-awareness in order to hone their performance. She has developed specialist skills in coaching leaders navigating more complex roles and has a particular interest in group coaching and team dynamic. Working with leaders in talent and leadership capability assessment, development and succession planning for sustainable businesses. Lauren is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach; with a Bachelor of Arts, Masters in Psychotherapy, ICC Coaching Accreditation, and accreditations in psychometric assessment tools. Lauren supports leaders and teams to evolve their thinking and improve the way they operate. Lauren is a commercial leader with global experience in a range of environments including Technology, Financial Services, and Professional Services. She has over 20 years of experience in Learning and Organisational Development, Leadership Development and Human Resources.

Jessica Hill:

Jessica believes aligned organisational cultures and leadership motivate and inspire people to do their best work. Jessica helps organisations and individuals to achieve positive change and has experience working with senior executives, aspiring leaders and leadership teams. She is experienced with team-based coaching to create alignment and build collaboration and trust. As a coach, Jessica values the importance of building trust and adding value, she provides a balance of challenge and support to help individuals reach their goals and potential. Jessica is a Certified Gallup Strengths Coach; with a Bachelor of Business (HRM) and over 20 years’ experience in human resources, leadership and organisational development. Jessica is a Fellow Certified Practising Human Resources Practitioner (FCPHR) through the Australian Human Resources Institute. Jessica has not for profit board and governance experience and has led award winning teams. In addition to her senior manager experience, she has broad experience across industries, sectors and organisational missions and sizes. She understands the importance of context in any situation.

Guests: • Clea Newson – Learning, Leadership & Talent Consultant at Cult of Monday


Disclaimer: The information provided in this podcast is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or mental health concern.