Yep, Chronic Workplace Stress Leads to Burnout… [VIDEO]

The World Health Organization has finally recognized burnout as a workplace phenomenon arising from...you guessed it...chronic job stress.  This is something that we've all been painfully aware of, but W.H.O.'s inclusion of burnout in its 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases as a workplace phenomenon is a game changer.   As I mentioned in my TEDx Talk, … Continue reading Yep, Chronic Workplace Stress Leads to Burnout… [VIDEO]

My TEDx Talk Passes 350K Views! [VIDEO]

I was so grateful to be part of a TEDx event and am even more grateful that the YouTube video of my presentation has resonated with so many people!  Burnout vs. PTSD:  More similar than you think... focuses on the glaring similarities that I discovered in my research leading to the Burnout During Organizational Change Model … Continue reading My TEDx Talk Passes 350K Views! [VIDEO]

What IS Burnout Recovery? [VIDEO]

How do you know IF you've recovered from burnout? Based on my proprietary Burnout During Organizational Change Model (B-DOC), there are 3 stages following a burnout that leads to a full recovery. But it can take up to 2 years -- so be patient! Dr. Geri Puleo is the President/CEO of Change Management Solutions, Inc. … Continue reading What IS Burnout Recovery? [VIDEO]

5 Ways to Tell If You’re Burned Out [VIDEO]

Are you feeling stressed out ...but don't know if you're burned out? In this 2-1/2 minute video short, you'll discover 5 common signs that you might be burning out AND get tips on how to overcome each. Dr. Geri Puleo is the President/CEO of Change Management Solutions, Inc. with a mission to eradicate workplace burnout … Continue reading 5 Ways to Tell If You’re Burned Out [VIDEO]

Stress, Fatigue, and Burnout: What to do now to finally get some sleep

If you’re feeling tired, you’re not alone.  According to a recent NSC survey, 73% of Americans reported that they felt too tired to function at work 53% admitted they are less productive 44% had trouble focusing But is there an underlying cause for our fatigue?  Sleep deprivation may be the underlying factor. Heavy workloads, extended … Continue reading Stress, Fatigue, and Burnout: What to do now to finally get some sleep

How I Educated Myself OUT of the Job Market

I’ve always been a believer that knowledge is power and that it provides opportunities that might otherwise be overlooked.  Never in my wildest dreams did I believe that his knowledge and experience would be a disadvantage in the job market. Let me explain:  I’m one of those professionals who has led a dual-career track.  I’m … Continue reading How I Educated Myself OUT of the Job Market

How to Promote a Stress-Free Workplace [INTERVIEW]

Last month I was thrilled to be part of an international online summit focusing on burnout in nurses.  Even if you're not a nurse, the insights from the summit can help you avoid and overcome burnout.  In this 30-minute interview, I discuss the workplace stressors that can lead to burnout.   Thanks to the generosity of Ashild Tilrem … Continue reading How to Promote a Stress-Free Workplace [INTERVIEW]

Life Is Like Riding a Bicycle

Why do we tend to focus so much on arriving at the goal...but forget about the journey?  Why is it so easy to quit moving forward after we've reached our destination? In other words, why do we STOP moving after a perceived "end point?" Nothing in life is static.  We are constantly moving.  The goal, … Continue reading Life Is Like Riding a Bicycle

What To Do When Your Boss Is Unethical

When I was conducting my research that led to the Burnout During Organizational Change Model (B-DOC), I asked my participants to identify what they believed led to their burnout.  I didn’t offer any potential choices relating to what I thought caused burnout.  So, one particular finding left me, well, flabbergasted: A disturbing 57.1% of my … Continue reading What To Do When Your Boss Is Unethical

So, What Do You REALLY Want to Do?

Have you ever asked a child what he or she wants to be when they grow up?  Usually they have a long, extensive list of all the professional possibilities just waiting for them when they grow up. But ask an adult what he or she really wants to do professionally?  Well, that’s usually a completely … Continue reading So, What Do You REALLY Want to Do?