How to identify burnout and help employees overcome it
Jonathan Malesic had his dream job, but he was miserable. Exhausted. Lacking purpose. Burned out.
He tried taking time to recharge, but it didn’t work. No amount of duvet days or mountain walks made a difference. Within weeks of going back to work, he felt as bad as ever.
So, Jon took a bold leap: he quit his job – embarking on a quest instead. He wanted to know: why did he feel like this? More importantly: what could he do about it?
The result is his new book, The End of Burnout: Why Work Drains Us and How to Build Better Lives. It’s a fresh, innovative guide to the misunderstood and dangerous workplace scourge that is burnout.
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Jon took 15 minutes out to chat to Unmind’s clinical psychologist, Sofia Gerbase, about his own personal journey and his learnings on burnout.
Watch now and discover:
- what burnout is (and isn’t!), and how it differs from exhaustion
- what causes burnout, and whether you have it
- how society gets burnout wrong (and how many companies even encourage it)
- what employers and employees can do to address the problem.
In partnership with Unmind
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