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How to End Burnout, Gain Resilience and Change the World with Cait Donovan

By , June 13, 2022

Have you ever taken the time to do a deep and real examination of the true causes of burnout and how to heal them within yourself?

Have you ever taken the time to do a deep and real examination of the true causes of burnout and how to heal them within yourself? In this week’s episode, our guest is Cait Donovan, a Keynote speaker, one of New York City’s leading burnout experts, host of “Fried – The Burnout Podcast,” and author of the book “The Bouncebackability Factor”. Her creative burnout recovery solutions have been shared with companies such as Lululemon, Nexthink, and Pepsi as well as featured on podcasts and online magazines such as “Forbes”, “NPR,” “Thrive Global,” and “The New York Post”.

In our interview, Cait shares the three symptoms that you should consider as a red flag if you are suffering from some sort of burnout in your business or personal life. She also discloses what you could do to prevent burnout, and if you do see one, what are the items you could do to start getting back to yourself. This is an action-packed episode full of meaningful things that you need to know as business owners, employees, and companies and more importantly, for life balance. You don’t want to miss this thought-provoking episode.

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How to End Burnout, Gain Resilience and Change the World with Cait Donovan

[00:01 – 07:51] Opening Segment

 

  •  How Cait got to be the expert in speaking about burnout.
    • Her experience as a health care practitioner
    • Why she decided to write a book and start a podcast
    • She explains what burnout is
  • Check out The Bouncebackability Factor

 

[07:52 – 23:18]  Protect Yourself, Your Energy, And Your Time

 

  • The driving cause of a person to arrive to a burnout
    • There is a constant internal push to prove your value
  • Cait’s outlook on the external and internal factors of a burnout story
  • The red flags you should be paying attention to 
    • A shift in your ability to be physically active
    • More explosive emotions in the home
  • How pressure at home could also cause a full burnout for a person
  • What a person can do to speak about avoiding burnout, or delaying it
    • Burnout prevention strategies: do what you can to be healthy

[23:19 – 36:47] The Bouncebackability Factor

 

  • Cait’s advice leaders on how to support their people not to get to the stage of burnout
    • The importance of your value statement
    • Do not hire people that don’t fit your culture
  • What a person can do when one of his employees is showing signs of burnout
    •  Good communication
  • The reason why burnout is always reversible
  • Cait’s insights about the role of social media 

 

[36:48 – 37:57] Closing Segment

  • Learn more about Cait with the Rapid Fire Questions!

Key Quotes 

“The more I learned, the less I know.” – Cait Donovan

 “We really have to look at burnout as a holistic system, and in a series of circles and internal causations, rather than a line of like A plus B equals C.” – Cait Donovan

“I honestly believe that lack of community is one of our massive cultural indicators for burnout..”  – Cait Donovan

Connect with Cait

Follow her on LinkedIn, and Instagram. Make sure to check out her website: https://www.caitdonovan.com/  and listen to  FRIED. The Burnout, stories from people like you who’ve burnt out and come back to tell the tale.

 

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About Cait Donovan

Caitlin Donovan: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle - Amazon.com

Cait Donovan is a Keynote speaker, one of New York City’s leading burnout experts, host of “Fried – The Burnout Podcast,” and author of the book “The Bouncebackability Factor”. Her creative burnout recovery solutions have been shared with companies such as Lululemon, Nexthink, and Pepsi as well as featured on podcasts and online magazines such as “Forbes”, “NPR,” “Thrive Global,” and “The New York Post”.

Meny Hoffman

Meny Hoffman is the Chief Executive Officer of Ptex Group, an Inc. 500/5000-ranked marketing and business services firm headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

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