Mental Health Management, a Part of Executive Health Quotient (HQ)

Mental Health Management, a Part of Executive Health Quotient (HQ)

Last week, it went viral that Ben Congleton, CEO of Olark, encouraged his web developer Madalyn Parker to take 2 days off for her mental health. This should not have happened because mental health management is a part of Executive Health Management Quotient (HQ).  The CEO’s confirmation email went viral implies that many CEOs do not handle the matter wisely.

How to Handle Mental Health Issues Efficiently?

Mental health management is a part of health management and can directly impact creativity and productivity.   The efficient solutions include:

  • TOOLS: Give employees the right tools to handle jobs, take care of self and prevent mental breakdown.
  • ENVIRONMENT: Make environment comfortable for people to talk about their needs.
  • ACTION: Take the right action when issues emerge, including taking days off, going to the right experts.
  • FOLLOW-UP: Some mental illnesses need to be on continuous medication, such as Bipolar, and therefore, individuals need to have periodic physical checkup for drug side effects.

How to Assess CEOs and other Executives and Empower Them Effectively?

CEOs and other executives are the key to business success.  We assess their mental health management skills assessed via the Executive 6Q Assessment and empowered them accordingly.  Great mental health management is essential to win leaders more hearts and minds.

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