Join host Stella Round in the latest edition of “Mental Health in Sales” as she brings together two remarkable individuals, Gina Burjah and Olly Magnus, who courageously share their journeys and shed light on the impact of mental health. This insightful talk aims to foster understanding, raise awareness, and cultivate a supportive community.
Gina Burjah’s experience as a member of the Asian community highlights the need for greater comprehension of mental health within this cultural context. Having faced her share of challenges stemming from childhood trauma and bereavement, Gina will candidly discuss the effects on her well-being. Moreover, she will emphasize the importance of bridging the gap and making mental health more accessible and visible across all communities.
On the other side of the spectrum, Olly Magnus, a successful entrepreneur and celebrated business director, challenges the notion of “having it all.” Behind his thriving company and active social life lies a complex journey with mental health. Olly’s willingness to share both the highs and lows through his candid social media presence showcases the significance of open conversation and its profound impact on personal well-being.
Gina aptly remarks that “Your story may just change someone’s life,” reflecting the core motivation behind the Mental Health series. By sharing their stories, Stella, Gina, and Olly aim to foster awareness, enhance understanding, and foster a united community dedicated to supporting mental health. This talk promises to dismantle barriers, ignite empathy, and empower individuals to make a difference in the lives of others.
Key Areas of Discussions:
- Mental Health Awareness in All Communities.
- Overcoming Stigmas and Barriers.
- Authenticity in Social Media.
- The Power of Personal Narratives.
- Taking Action.
About Stella Round:
Stella is a highly experienced Performance Coach and Mentor with a passion for helping individuals and teams unlock their full potential. With a unique approach to coaching and mentoring, Stella utilizes techniques that facilitate personal growth and self-actualization, while encouraging individuals to understand their strengths and weaknesses.
As the Founder and Director of Stellar Consultancy, Stella provides professional coaching to individuals, helping them identify and overcome their blockers and limiting beliefs. She also offers bespoke development programs designed to create effective and focused teams. Stella is a strong advocate for mental health and actively supports mental health initiatives.
About Gina Burjah:
Gina Bujarh is a driven and enthusiastic Business Change Manager with over 20 years of experience in driving change and managing projects across various business units. With a customer and people-centric approach, Gina possesses a multidimensional skill set that enables her to create an environment where individuals can thrive and unlock their full potential.
Throughout her career, Gina has successfully delivered a diverse change portfolio and has expertise in areas such as Business Change, Business Readiness, Project Management, Driving Efficiencies, IT Delivery, Regulatory Change, Supplier Onboarding, Offshoring, and Business Acquisition & Merger. Her ability to navigate complex business landscapes while remaining focused on customer satisfaction sets her apart.
About Olly Magnus:
Olly Magnus is an accomplished Chief Executive Officer and business leader in the transportation/trucking/railroad industry. With a proven track record in negotiation, operations management, sales, and freight, Olly brings extensive expertise to his role. He was awarded the prestigious title of Suffolk Business Director of the Year in 2022, highlighting his exceptional leadership and achievements.
Olly currently serves as the CEO of Magnus Group Ltd, a role he has held since July 2019. In this capacity, he oversees the strategic direction and overall operations of the company, driving its growth and success. Prior to his current position, Olly was the Owner of Burhill Logistics Ltd for an impressive 16 years, where he played a pivotal role in the company’s development and expansion.