Carolyn supports individuals and communities to see and reach their potential. She is an educator, researcher, business person, leader, and Career Development Practitioner. She values change, embrace challenge and work with humour and empathy. Wellbeing and success are values she holds close in her career, and for others.
Paper – “Do you want to be the surfer or the seaweed?” – sharing of research case-studies and unpack some wellbeing strategies…”
We are in constantly changing environments with restructures, business buy outs, contract work and the constant needfor upskilling, re skilling, and further education. This can make you feel like the seaweed in the ocean, buffeted by thetides, not in control of your destination, fed on by random predators, without understanding how you got there or who youcould have travelled with.Research demonstrates that success means something different for everyone, and that better understanding yourself,strengths, values and your industry can really help you be the one in control of where you are going. Carolyn will shareresearch case-studies and unpack some strategies, activities and options to help you better understand how to accessyour success in this world of constant change. These strategies can help support your teamwork, relationships,leadership and management skills. Often people tell us what mindsets we need for success, Carolyn will show us toolsand activities to help access these mindsets. Work is such a large part of our lives, our mental health is significantlyconnected to how we see ourselves as professionals and our relationships at work.Your wellbeing is connected to yourwork, and you can be proactive to develop it.