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

With Cait DonovanEP 115

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.

Transcript

[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!

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Cait Donovan

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”.

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