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Navigating the Connection Between Health and Work with Candice Elliott

Navigating the Connection Between Health and Work with Candice Elliott

Dec 19, 2023

In this episode, I sit down with Candice Elliott, a fractional chief human resources officer, to discuss the intersection of health and work. Candice shares her expertise on HR matters and offers valuable insights for small business owners and nonprofits.

Candice helps small businesses and nonprofits navigate HR, from hiring and firing to retention strategies. She emphasizes building strong employee relationships and effective systems to encourage commitment.

During our discussion, Candice opens up about her personal burnout experience and how it led her to explore the health-work connection. She highlights the need to listen to our bodies and create purpose-aligned work environments.

"There is this intersection between our health and our work...we tend to try to override that...we say, you know, this is our job, this is our work, we're just going to keep going and pushing through and overriding and doing more and doing better...but there's this piece of needing to listen to our bodies and be able to create systems around work that help us to really tap into our purpose and our mission in the world." - Candice Elliott

Candice also sheds light on the US health disadvantage, discussing alarming chronic condition and mental health rates. She stresses addressing these issues at work to prioritize holistic health.

This episode is essential for business leaders interested in understanding health's impact on work. Candice’s expertise provides practical workplace health strategies and supporting employees through challenges.

Listeners can connect with Candice on Instagram and her website. And be sure to check out her free mini-course on effective hiring for business growth.

Tune in to unlock the health-work connection and gain valuable insights from Candice Elliott's experience.

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About Candice Elliot

Candice Elliott is a Fractional CHRO and HR Mentor for business and non-profit leaders.  She focuses on the intersection of public health, organizational and community development, helping leaders foster cultures of healing where they and their teams can thrive.  She has a Masters in HR from Penn State, the SPHR certification and has been practicing HR in the US and internationally for more than 10 years.  She is also a mom of 2 little boys under 3 years old.

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About Kendall Hagensen

Kendall is a Somatic Mental Health Therapist, Multidisciplinary Clinic Owner and Business Coach. She specializes in, and is passionate about, working with healthcare professionals to create the businesses of their dreams. Big goals always have a psychological component beneath the surface, so Kendall uses her background in Somatic Psychotherapy and EMDR Therapy mixed with Business Coaching tools to help clients develop a healthy relationship with their business and their strength as a leader. 

As someone who lives with a chronic illness herself, Kendall feels that health happens best within community, which is why she takes a holistic, integrative, and collaborative wellness approach to her personal and professional life.

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