Ep 10: Defeating Burnout: Uncovering the 12 Stages and Practical Solutions for a Balanced Life

Burnout is a sneaky and often unrecognized foe that can creep up on anyone. In today’s episode, I uncover the 12 stages of burnout and explore the different types, including those related to chronic illness and the COVID-19 pandemic. I will reveal the signs that you’re experiencing burnout and discuss what you should do if you start to see them in yourself or your team.

But this episode isn’t just about identifying the problem. I also offer practical solutions for preventing burnout and achieving a more balanced and fulfilling life. From finding what is important to you to making short-term, long-term, and immediate changes in your work, I provide actionable steps to prioritize self-care and avoid the detrimental effects of burnout. Tune in to discover how to defeat burnout and live your best life.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Where burnout stems from and where this term was coined.
  • The difference between burnout and stress.
  • How to discover signs of burnout.
  • The generational differences of burnout.
  • The 12 stages of burnout.
  • How to find the right questions to ask your leaders to see how they’re feeling about their work.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

You have to start with yourself. Listen to the signs of how you’re feeling, and ask yourself the right questions about what your needs are, what your priorities are, and what you need for self-care. – Elisia Keown Share on X To determine if your team is experiencing burnout, ask the right questions and really listen to their answers. It’s important to get a pulse of your organization. – Elisia Keown Share on X As an executive, you absolutely have power over what the work looks like, so think about the short-term, long-term, and immediate changes that you can make to streamline processes, set boundaries, and focus on priorities. – Elisia… Share on X

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