21. Burnout (And Teams): The pandemic you didn’t see coming – Part 2

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Is burnout the next global pandemic? 

In Part 1 of this 2-part series, we learned that we could be on track to lose more than half of our workforce due to absenteeism and turnover as a result of burnout. For businesses to survive, and thrive, well-being and burnout prevention need to be at the top of the agenda.

In Part 2, we welcome back our panel of expert guests, including

  • Cait Donovan, Burnout Coach & Host of Fried: The Burnout Podcast
  • William Hasek, PhD, Board Certified Clinical Psychologist 
  • Sally Clarke – Burnout and Well-being Researcher, Expert and Best-Selling Author


Taking a practical view of burnout in a workplace setting, we discuss:

  • How to know if your team is burnt out and what signs to look out for
  • Why burnout happens
  • The commercial impact of burnout
  • How to prevent burnout
  • 5 Recommendations to improve well-being and prevent burnout
  • Resources to help you and your business thrive



Read The State of Burnout 2023 Report:

Cait Donovan


William Hasek 


Sally Clarke

For more on psychological safety, check out ‘The Secret to Building Great Teams with Stephan Wiedner:


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Truth, Lies, and Workplace Culture

Want to create an enviable workplace culture where people and businesses thrive? Look no further than Truth, Lies, and Workplace Culture, the top 20 rated podcast hosted by business psychologist, Leanne Elliott, and business owner, Al Elliott.  With a unique blend of theory and practice, this dynamic duo simplifies the science of people to help business owners and leaders uncover the truth about finding, keeping, and motivating great people. Joined by some of the business world’s most respected and relevant voices, each episode delivers actionable insights and practical steps to create toxic-free workplaces that prioritise employee well-being and enable sustainable growth.  Whether you're a seasoned leader or just starting out, find the knowledge and inspiration you need to build a thriving workplace.  P.S. Did we mention the hosts are also a married couple? This makes for some lively and informative discussions..!

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