More than six million working days are lost each year to sickness, burnout and depression. Mental health issues alone cost the Australian economy $20 billion per year.
How productive could you be if your corporate DNA could be reshaped to avoid employee burnout? Is your business doing enough to reinforce positive psychology in the workplace? Is it possible to improve the mental resilience of your team?
These are the questions Matthew Johnstone has the answer to.
Matthew Johnstone has written, illustrated and photographed 8 books, 6 of which have been international best sellers. Hatthew is passionate mental health and wellbeing advocate he spends much of his time speaking to companies about their resilience and wellbeing. A a creative consultant for the Black Dog Institute, The Golden Door Elysia, Geelong Grammar, CommBank, Sydney Trainsand other major corporates. He develops and delivers illustrated programs on mental health, resilience and wellbeing.
Matthew created a video based on I Had a Black Dog for Mental Health Awareness Month, for the World HealthOrganisation. It is the most viewed video in the history of W.H.O and has had over 7 million views on Youtube.
Speaking internationally on the topic of resilience, Matthew helps individuals and companies improve personal and organisational wellbeing. Through his vast experience, research and unique storytelling ability, Matthew demonstrates simple strategies to manage mindsets, lifestyles and wellbeing.
As an experienced advertising professional, Matthew has both the communication skills and experience to address teams, managers and CEOs. It’s this experience that also underpins his enormous capacity for understanding a business inside and out. His relaxed, authentic style resonates with audiences and his presentations are designed to by dynamic, highly visual and engaging.
Matthew is the author and illustrator of five international bestsellers, including his renown work on overcoming depression, ‘I Had a Black Dog’.
If you’d like your team to communicate more openly and effectively, become more resilient, driven and productive, then Matthew Johnstone is the ideal speaker for your organisation.
Clients typically look to Matthew to help their people:
- Communicate more openly and effectively both at home and work
- To understand that good can come from adverse situations if we're prepared to learn from it
- To strive towards living more authentically
- To be more mindful, present and productive
- To be inspired to create more purpose at home and work
- To strive towards what makes them productive and happy