The Duke of Sussex surprised guests at a business conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, speaking about the importance of Psychological health consciousness.
Prince Harry He appeared on stage at the Masters of Scale Summit to discuss his work as CEO of BetterUp – a company that provides corporate mental health services.
“I have a coach. King told the audience, according to a tweet he shared financial timesReporter Dave Lee.
Pictures from the event posted online showed Harry on stage with Alexei Robichaux, co-founder of BetterUp and entrepreneur Reed Hoffman.
Speaking about the importance of training for his mental health, Harry said it was “life-changing”.
“Prince Harry says he grew up in the royal family and then spent 10 years in the military, never heard the word ‘treatment’ or ‘training’. Then the flashes went out and his life changed,” Doron Webber, vice president of the nonprofit Alfred P. Sloan Foundation wrote on Twitter. .
Harry also commented on the American work-life balance. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average worker in the private sector took 10 to 14 days of annual leave in 2021. In the UK, most workers must have at least 28 days of paid leave by law.
“Harry, like any good entrant, compares the merits of a dismal holiday in the United States to what we come home to.” [in the UK]. Lee wrote, “I think it’s incredible…not in a good way.”
Mercy Corps CEO Tjada D’Oyen McKenna also shared Harry’s other remarks during the summit.
“From a manager’s point of view, if you see your employees as numbers, you will fail. You can’t treat them as numbers, but people who need human contact to shoot all cylinders. Wise words from Prince Harry!” McKenna said.
Several attendees took to social media after the event to praise Harry’s contributions, with one person calling him a “prominent mental health advocate”.
“Prince Harry is showing us all how to use power, wealth and status for good. An impressive and inspiring person. One wrote”
Another said: “Prince Harry is doing his duty and speaking from the heart, not a script. His mother would be very proud!”
A third person wrote: “Awesome Prince Harry! A way to show people how lasting ‘service’ is! Everyone should be so proud! I know I!”
Harry has been an outspoken advocate of the importance of ensuring mental health in the workplace.
last year, Tell fast company The increase in the number of people leaving their jobs following the pandemicthe so-called “Great Resignation”, something to be “celebrated”.
“I recently discovered… that a lot of the job quits you mentioned aren’t all bad. In fact, it’s a sign that self-awareness comes with the need for change.”
So many people around the world have been stuck in jobs that didn’t bring them happiness, and now they put their mental health and happiness first. This is something to celebrate.”
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