Better Than Before Episode 135: Julie Holden on Mental Health in the Workplace


Our podcast is designed to provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before. In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Julie Holden, from Holden & Associates, about Workplace Health Consulting.

Segment 1: Tony Richards discusses business news with producer Bill Foster.

01:00 – Welcome to Better Than Before

03:00 – Top Business News

08:30 – Current Trading Strategies

Segment 2: Julie Holden, from Holden & Associates, joins us as this week’s featured guest.     

19:00 – Canadian Thanksgiving

21:00 – Effects of Workplace Mental Health

23:30 – Leading Causes of Workplace Stress

27:00 – The Stigma of Mental Health

29:00 – What Leaders can do to Improve Mental Health

35:00 – Tony’s Lightning Leadership Questions

Segment 3: Leadership Lesson: Teams and Teamwork

40:00 – Teams vs Committees

42:00 – Teams Win Together and Lose Together

44:00 – Teams Align Regardless of Disagreement

Leaders can help improve workplace mental health by making it a business priority and embedding it into the culture. -@JulesAHolden #BetterThanBefore

About the Guest

With a passion for supporting healthy workplaces, Julie has an extensive background of over 25 years delivering workplace health and productivity solutions to her clients. Having worked in leadership roles in Canada’s largest human resource consulting firms as well as disability management insurers, Julie brings a unique mix of experience to help employers with workplace mental health initiatives as well as contain costs related to employee disability programs.

Resources Mentioned

Leadership Coaching Posters
Holden & Associates Website


Better than Before is hosted by Tony Richards and produced by Clear Vision Development Group. Our staff includes William Foster and Whitney Coker. You can subscribe or leave a review for Better than Before on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and iHeartRadio. If you have a leadership question you would like answered on the show, email us at



Information provided in the podcast are based on personal opinions and experience and should not be considered professional financial investment advice. The ideas and strategies should never be used without first assessing your own personal and financial situation, or without consulting a financial professional. Opinions represented in the Better Than Before podcast may change from time to time as the host and producers learn and accumulate more knowledge.

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