Leah Weiss is a researcher, lecturer, consultant, and author. She teaches compassionate leadership at the Stanford School of Business and is a principal teacher and founding faculty member of Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Program, conceived by the Dalai Lama. In 2019, she co-founded Skylyte, a company that specializes in using the latest neuroscience and behavior change to empower high-performing leaders and managers to prevent burnout for themselves and their teams.
In this episode, Eric and Leah Weiss discuss workplace burnout: the definition, signs, causes of, and treatment for this debilitating condition.
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Leah Weiss and I Discuss Workplace Burnout…
- Her story of suffering workplace burnout
- The definition and signs of burnout
- The individual, team, and corporate level causes of burnout
- The difference between burnout and depression or anxiety
- The difference between burnout and compassion fatigue
- The role of boundaries in compassion and empathy
- How to know when you need to change your external circumstances
- How to know when it’s internal work within you that need to do
- Ways to go through the process of life change without blowing everything up
- Tools and questions to use for discernment about elements of change within your life
- The role and value of other people who you can turn to for support and guidance
- Paths to make work more meaningful
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Leah’s Company: Skylyte
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