Calm Lifestyle & Blog

How to avoid the cult of wellbeing

I’ve been involved in a few discussions lately that have referred to the ‘cult of wellbeing’. So you’ve most likely come across what people mean here and despite the fact that I’m sure it has good intentions at heart, a key step on the journey of us successfully evolving our understanding and practice in this space, is making sure we stop to realise that this is not really what wellbeing is about.READ MORE

How to get customer feedback

I’ve been lucky in my career to have had access to many different learning experiences and I’ve taken something away from all of them. When the feedback sheet gets handed out in real life or digitally, I try my best to complete them as I know it’s important when it comes to recognising what’s been great and what could be better as well as giving people a stab at the holy grail of trying to put a measure against team and individual development. READ MORE

How to make survey measures count

I saw a lot of organisations reach for the survey lever during the pandemic – a genuine interest and concern to understand or a case of ‘let’s gather some data and insight and that will help us feel like we are doing something’ when it comes to the mental health and wellbeing challenges that most of us are facing across business today? READ MORE

How to think about a theory of change

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

So all these years when I’ve been trying to figure out how to measure the impact of people ‘stuff’ and cultural change, I should have listened to Sonnet 43 and counted up all the different things we’d done to make employees feel positive about work. Not a bad idea but would it have accurately captured the bottom line impact on business productivity? READ MORE
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How CALMfest can help your team improve their wellbeing

This summer we launched CALMfest – our new CALM experiences product for organisations to help teams of all shapes and sizes focus on their wellbeing when and how it works best for them whilst still being connected through a team goal to raise money for charity. READ MORE

How to turbo charge your learning

Ever had that feeling that you’ve probably done all your learning and your brain is shutting down to new ideas. Despite knowing that a growth mindset is key to a calmer, happier and healthier life, as you get older you can start to realise that your head is just, well, full!READ MORE