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That ’s why a small band of heads and classroom teachers and I are currently trialling a “Happiness Ofsted” approach. The lessons are adapted from a successful business model that my team and I have delivered around the world. The principles of wellbeing are universal.
Within months of launching a live product, the demand for mental health startup Hollis.io seems promising, but despite this, its three co-founders are intentionally limiting user growth to allow time for product development.
Amid growing awareness of the prevalence of mental health issues among workers, Hollis.io integrates into commonly used work platforms, such as Slack and Microsoft Teams, to match workers with mental health professionals from the privacy of their desks, at the click of a button.
While growth is undoubtedly a priority for the team of three, co-founder and chief executive Nataniel Kraizelburd tells StartupSmart the trio are deliberately onboarding users slowly to allow time for researching how to maximise results.
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Conventional wisdom decrees that a happy workforce is a productive one. Why , then, are so many people in Britain unhappy at work? Aston adds: “The Workwell Model aims to elevate mental wellbeing to a boardroom issue. It offers guidance on how to keep employees engaged and healthy.
“We’re not going to be silly enough to go out to hundreds of thousands of users from the beginning,” Kraizelburd says.
“We have worked really hard to not have sales outpace our product development.
“So we’ve been learning a lot from our initial users, around the nature of their problems and the nature of the support they need,” he adds.
Even within this past month, Kraizelburd says the team has had to pivot their product’s direction based on learnings gathered from their current users.
Being aware of the sensitivity of the information that passes through the app, Hollis.io relies on what Kraizelburd describes as “high-level anonymous” data collection. More specifically, that means the users are only identified by the companies they signed up under and their Slack IDs.
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Mental wellbeing describes your mental state - how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. There are some factors that may make you more vulnerable to experiencing a period of poor mental wellbeing . These may have happened in the past or might still be happening now
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In fact, some of the data is gathered before users are even logged in.
Kraizelburd says businesses are involved in a discussion before their employees are onboarded, and share contextual information such as if there is a new manager in charge of a large project.
Businesses, as well as employees, are also offered the opportunity to volunteer more feedback, and Kraizelburd says this level of involvement has also seen a shift in thinking about accountability over mental wellbeing in the office.
“We’re seeing organisations actually opening up to the idea of them taking some ownership of individuals’ mental health and supporting their employees,” Kraizelburd says.
Acting on learnings
Initially, Kraizelburd and Ang’s conversations with StartupSmart zeroed in on problems with accessibility, privacy, and issues with reaching out for mental health help in the workplace.
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Why is mental wellbeing important? What is mental well - being ? Sarah Stewart-Brown, professor of public health at the University of Warwick and a wellbeing expert, says that when we talk about mental wellbeing , we mean more than just happiness.
That follows warnings from UK manufacturers that demand from abroad has waned as the global economy slows, led by China and other emerging market countries. “Fitch maintains its view that the nominal deficit target implies limited fiscal flexibility to respond to modest adverse economic shocks.”
This informed their decision to release a product attached to popular platforms such as Slack.
The initial findings, that users were likely to open the Hollis app “several times a day, indicated to us that they were looking for some support but maybe had a bridge too far to actually get that help”, Kraizelburd says.
This led to key decisions to broaden their services to behavioural coaching, in an attempt to encourage users to use Hollis.io’s services in response to early signs of stress or decreasing work performance.
These symptoms include being distracted, losing quality sleep, anxiety and burnout.
Within the last few weeks, however, the co-founders have started leaning even more heavily towards early-stage intervention, rather than waiting for workers to self-identify with ongoing mental health issues.
“Traditionally, mental health help comes too late,” Kraizelburd says.
“So a solution that only improves access isn’t going to cut the mustard.”
Looking to academia
Now searching for solutions specifically addressing their users’ issues, the co-founders have had to look beyond existing solutions, turning to academics for guidance.
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Talking to a PhD candidate studying early wellbeing engagement within a high school cohort, Hollis.io is piloting a similar approach where it offers ‘wellbeing coaching sessions’, instead of advertising ‘mental health sessions’.
The method boasts effectiveness with short, infrequent sessions, seeing participants improve goal-setting and resilience, Kraizelburd says.
The co-founders hope to replicate these results to negate more easily-identifiable mental health issues in Hollis.io’s users.
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Surplus set to withstand $30b revenue hit .
The government is on track to remain in the black over the next four years despite a $30 billion dollar drop in revenue since the 2019 post-budget pre-election outlook. The mid-year economic and fiscal outlook, to be released on Monday, will reveal an unexpected downgrade in economic growth, weaker global conditions and a drop in domestic economic growth to 2.25 per cent.Wage growth is also expected to be lower than the 2.75 per cent forecast in the budget.But the government could still remain in surplus - with no new significant spending announcements expected.