The Business of Well-being Episode 2: Takeaway Tips from Fiona Flannery
The Business of Well-being Episode 1: Takeaway Tips from Alan Foy
On the second episode of The Business of Wellbeing Podcast we caught up with Fiona Flannery who
is CEO of DEPFA Bank plc, a financial services institution specialising in public sector finance. Fiona
is a passionate advocate of fitness and wellness in both a person’s professional and personal life and
firmly believes that employees are happier and perform better if organisations include these activities
and structures in their corporate values, internal communications and HR systems. Fiona carries this
philosophy to her personal life where she has a routine of daily exercise as well as setting herself
medium and long term personal challenges by completing several half marathons, endurance races
and professional learning programmes. As a busy mum of two boys, she is passionate that her
children are exposed to positive healthy initiatives ensuring they adopt these values and activities to
assist them to deal with the work/life stresses they will encounter in their own lives.
Here are 5 of the key takeaways for personal success from our chat with Fiona.
Tips For Energy Management
Delving into some of the most successful companies, we want to understand the proactive steps they have taken in terms of Employee Wellness, this will provide insight into processes used and benefits achieved. We will also be looking at Leaders In the Wellbeing sphere who will discuss what the future holds in an industry of exponential growth - but yet is still met with a population with rapidly declining physical and mental health statistics. But where we will start is with CEO's and Business Owners to discuss topics such as self-management, mindset, company culture and personal wellbeing strategies.
Energy Management Q&A Part 2
Today on the blog, one of Ireland’s most sought after Health and Wellbeing Coaches- Mark O’Reilly shares his top tips for energy management
Energy Management Q&A
How can I manage my energy better?
We all have people in our life that leave us feeling energized, whilst some people leave you drained, have you ever stopped to ask yourself why? This is one of the effective ways to look at energy management.
Setting Yourself Up for Success Part 2
Today we are going to discuss Practical Steps on how you can manage your energy.
I have picked some common questions I tend to get asked during seminars, we have started with two questions around mindset and later this week I will add common nutrition and exercise questions.
Many of us fail to read the signs of self-sabotage that can eventually lead to burn out so today we will start with tip number 1 and 2 in our short series on how you can continue to set yourself up for success.
Setting Yourself Up for Success Part 1
Breaking down the Areas and asking effective questions:
To delve deeper into the process of setting ourselves up for Success we need to ask ourselves some questions to find out are we truly ready to change and have we thought through our current target. As we are using a Health and Fitness goal we will stick to the 8 elements that shape our success in this area.
The Corporate Wellbeing Conundrum
The key to setting ourselves up for success is having a clear vision and ensuring the vision is self-fulfilling, offers us a sense of balance and that we are committed to the process.
Reduce Stress and Increase Energy
It is now estimated that half of UK companies have a defined wellness strategy up from less than a third two years ago. This is inevitable as we also spend a third of our life at work, to ward off stress depression, improve energy and cognitive function for employees helping them fit wellbeing into their day is key.
Reaching Your Healthy Goals
Reduce Stress and Increase Energy with FitVision’s top tips.
Move Well/Live Well
People who regularly exercise have better quality sleep. Many people nowadays regardless of their work status, have difficulty finding the time to start and sustain an active lifestyle. Here’s some of the benefits of taking exercise and a couple of tips on how and what to do.
5 Tips for Increasing Your Water Intake
Tops tips for achieving your healthy goals.
3 Simple Steps to Success
Hydration is critical to a healthy, feel-good, functioning body but we don’t drink enough of it. Here’s our top 5 tips for increasing your water intake throughout the day.
Could Mandatory Exercise in the Workplace Become the Norm?
3 Simple Steps to Success
“If information was the answer we would all be billionaires with six packs”
I came across this quote on a podcast from Tim Ferriss which I would highly recommend, and it really resonated with me in terms of people chasing a Health Goal. With over 10 years’ experience working one to one with clients I have seen some common reasons why people fail and then struggle to reframe those failures as lessons to progress.
Fit Hacks: Five Tips for Running in Hot Weather (FT Article)
It’s not uncommon these days to go to the gym on your lunchbreak. In fact, your employer may even encourage it. Some companies in Sweden are pushing the idea even further by making it compulsory for office workers to workout on company time.
We recently featured in the Financial Times to provide expert advice on top tips on running during the heatwave.
FitVision Ireland are pleased to announce that we are now in partnership with Irish Sports Nutrition company ROS Nutrition.
The name ‘Cocu’ is a play on ‘counter culture’ referring to the fact that they serve up fast, over the counter food but using local, seasonal and healthy ingredients.