Manage Smarter 210 — John Robertson: Why EAPs Don't Work

Skot Waldron on the Manage Smarter Show by SalesFuel

John Robertson is the Founder and President of FORTLOG Services. John built his services with a focus on an encouragement-​based approach, resolving root causes as opposed to treating crisis and transition in the workplace symptomatically, as is often the practice. 

A trusted thinking partner with 30+ years of assisting individuals and organizations manage all forms of crisis/​ change, John leverages a values-​anchored ethos as a leadership development specialist, helping organizations and individuals to define the new norm and thrive. 

Over the years, John has gained extensive and diverse experiences working with Indigenous peoples [First Nations], first responders, small-​medium businesses, non-​profits, churches, communities, municipalities, educational, health care, families, and EAPs. 

John’s qualifications include Conversational IQ™, psychological health and safety advisor, ICF coach, Resilient Leadership, crisis intervention instructor, numerous psychometric tools, Certified Trauma Treatment Specialist (CTTS), Certified grief counsellor, and a Masters and Bachelors degrees. 

In this podcast and vodcast for sales managers and sales leaders, Audrey, Lee and John discuss:

  • The 4 D Process for Organizational Transformation
  • Why wellness is more than being sick
  • Why EAPs often don’t work
  • How managers can help their team members get the help they may need

BONUS CONTENT: For more free content about the 4 D's, visit https://​fortlog​.co/​m​a​n​a​g​e​s​m​a​r​ter

"Wouldn’t it be great to move out of a constant reactive leadership state and into a proactive one where your initiatives are leadership endorsed and supported AND personnel driven?"

John Robertson

Special note: as we approach the stress of the holidays and year-​end quotas, if you are battling thoughts of despair and self-​harm, please call 988 in the United States.

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Audrey Strong heads all external and internal communications for SalesFuel, including public relations — which she has directed since 2014. Prior to SalesFuel, she founded her own public relations firm and served years as an award-​winning journalist in television news. Audrey earned her degree in broadcast journalism from Ohio University.
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