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Thriving in the Workplace

by Fostering Professional and Personal Well-being

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Step into the world of enhanced resilience, reduced stress, and elevated well-being and job satisfaction in the dynamic context of hybrid work.

Ann is here to inspire your audience, employees, or managers, always tailored to your organization's needs. She can deliver this as a comprehensive narrative or dive into one or more of the following themes to address the specific points that require attention within your organization:

  • Boost Resilience: Cultivate the strength to flourish amidst challenges and change. Embrace a growth mindset over a fixed mindset. Opt for "motivation" rather than "mustivation."

  • Reduce Stress: Embrace a life with less pressure and more balance. Learn to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy stress and discover that a certain level of stress is necessary for productivity.

  • Preventing Burnout: Recognize the signs and build resilience to prevent burnout.

  • Minimize Absenteeism and Presenteeism: Create a healthy work environment with engaged employees. Enthusiastic and driven employees are less likely to be absent.

  • Enhance Focus: Master the art of targeted concentration for improved performance. With concrete tips, ensure better "brain management" and do the right things at the right time.

  • Foster Connection: Build strong relationships and strengthen the sense of teamwork. Together, you can achieve more and deliver strong results.

  • Efficient Hybrid Work: Navigate the world of flexible work smoothly. I'll teach you the dos and don'ts.

  • Inspirational Leadership: Develop leadership skills that inspire and motivate. Using the 4 C's of the ideal leader (Communicate, Collaborate, Connect, Care), I'll provide you with valuable tools.

  • Effective Communication: Learn to communicate with impact and empathy. Ensure psychological safety and make everything discussable.

  • Taking Care of Each Other: Cultivate a culture of well-being and support.

  • Productive Meetings: Transform meetings into valuable and productive sessions.

  • Reimagining Email Management: Manage your emails in a smart and healthy manner.

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Ann is a trailblazer in professionalizing well-being in the workplace. She held the distinction of being the first Wellbeing Director in Belgium at DPG media and has since become a highly sought-after and passionate speaker on topics such as well-being, work happiness, and leadership. Her mission is to persuade business leaders to integrate well-being into their organizations, making it an intrinsic part of corporate culture rather than a standalone initiative.

She emphasizes that well-being within a company is a collective responsibility, highlighting the roles of the organization, managers, and employees. Ann motivates board and management teams while also inspiring individual employees with practical tips and insights to enhance resilience, foster a positive mindset, reduce stress, and achieve better work-life balance. She delves into topics such as efficient meetings, email management, and the significance of communication and connectivity, especially as organizations adopt hybrid work models.

Ann is the author of the books 'Countdown to Monday' and 'Wellbeing = Profit,' and her collaborative effort with Prof. Stijn Baert resulted in 'je werk of je leven.' Her authentic and hands-on approach has made her a highly sought-after keynote speaker nationally and internationally. Her keynotes blend actionable tips from her books with a focus on the organizational and managerial aspects of employee happiness and engagement.

Her presentations cover a range of topics, including:

  • The rationale behind a well-being policy

  • The roles of the organization, leaders, and employees in fostering well-being

  • The importance of focus, breaks, and physical activity

  • Nurturing connectivity in hybrid work environments

  • Strategies for more effective meetings and email management

  • Essential leadership skills in remote settings

  • Stress and attention management techniques

  • Cultivating a positive mindset during periods of change

  • Self-care practices such as sleep hygiene, nutrition, and digital detoxification.

Ann De Bisschop

The first Wellbeing Director in Belgium :-), Author of 3 books, Keynote speaker & Wellbeing consultant

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