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Navigating Stress, Overwhelm and Courageous Conversations - For Small and Family Business (Mt Gambier)

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Hello Mt Gambier and Surrounds,

Guess what! you have some options, come for a morning session, an afternoon session or stay for the whole day (we recommend both, even if you feel like you don't  have the time - this is important - if we do say so ourselves)

Two great workshops that will help you and your team.

- Single session: $29.00

- Both sessions: $49.00

Morning session: 9:30am-12:30pm - Topic: 'Navigating Stress, Overwhelm and the Mental Load'. $29.00

Afternoon session: 2:00pm-5:00pm - Topic: 'Behaviour, Communication and Courageous Conversations'. $29.00

Do you want to take care of your teams mental health and well-being, but find yourself not knowing where to start or how to make it a priority? 

Running your own business can be all-consuming, which is where our expert-led  series of workshops comes in.

We are very proud to deliver this series of workshops for small and family business owners and leaders to dedicate valuable time to themselves and their teams mental health - a crucial part of operating and maintaining a successful business.

It is an opportunity to connect with others, and be provided with essential tools and strategies to manage the ever-changing landscape of leading a team and running a business.

By joining this workshop, you will:

  • Reflect on your business, staff and workplace culture
  • Learn how mental health and wellbeing can improve retention, productivity and your bottom line
  • Understand why people maybe struggling or acting in a certain way. 
  • Be shown practical skills in how to support your team and create a mentally health workplace.
  • Connect with other business owners and managers who understand the complexities of running a business and leading a team. 
  • Consider how to improve and expand wellbeing initiatives in your workplace. 
  • Get information, resources and be guided where to go to seek further help.
  • Dedicate some time for you and your wellbeing. 

This workshop is heavily subsidised* from the Office of Small and Family Business. It will be a mixture of checking in with your experiences, mental health education, looking at wellbeing strategies, learning practical tools and most importantly the discussion, connection, sharing and problem solving with other leaders and business owners who 'get it'.

Mt Gambier - 13th of June, 2024

Venue: The Henty - 96 Jubilee Highway East, Mt Gambier 


Morning session: 9:30am-12:30pm - 'Navigating Stress, Overwhelm and the Mental Load'

In this session we will highlight and explore...

  • Managing the juggle of life, work and business
  • What are the stress indicators for you and your team
  • How to minimise overwhelm and create a productive workplace
  • Strategies to help with motivation, responsibilities, roles and positive culture 
  • Where to seek further support

Afternoon session: 2:00pm-5:00pm -  'Behaviour, Communication and Courageous Conversations'. 

Discussions, learning and topics in this session will include

  • Understanding what makes someone behave in a certain manner
  • Managing relationships, team dynamics and their experiences
  • How to avoid enabling behaviour and address the elephant in room
  • Broaching 'are you at risk' conversations
  • Where to seek further support


Are you ready to take action to look after yourself and your team so that your cash flow, business, products, services, clients, and customers benefit from a mentally happier, healthier team?

This initiative is proudly supported by the South Australian Office of Small and Family Business. It addresses the recent finding reported in their 2023–2030 strategic plan, revealing that 62% of small business owners feel that their mental health has been negatively impacted over the last 12 months.

The program is designed and led by Bel Ryan, a highly experienced clinician with over 20 years of expertise in areas such as facilitation, mental health training, art therapy, and counselling. Bel will collaborate with expert facilitators to share their knowledge and tools throughout the series of workshops.

If you are unable to make this one and want to keep up to date with future events, visit this link to be added to the mailing list  IGNITE Wellbeing Mastermind Program for Small Business - IGNITE Wellbeing co.

* a co contribution of $29 (valued at $299) is required for each workshop. Please let us know if you are under financial pressure and need to do payment plan or want to apply for a scholarship.


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