"Work like this increases my faith that mental health can become an everyday topic of conversation with no stigma attached."
Sir John Kirwan
Are you feeling exhausted, depleted and deflated at work?
Could you, or someone you lead, be on the brink of burnout?
Burnout is costing us. There are the personal costs to health and finances, organisational costs in lost productivity and sick leave, and national costs when it comes to healthcare services and similar.
Following her own first-hand experience, as well as the countless similar scenarios she’s seen in her role as an executive coach, Suzi McAlpine has created a book about burnout to help create environments and organisational cultures that reduce its occurrence.
This book shows you how to recognise the signs of burnout, how to address it when it’s present and perhaps most importantly, how we can reduce it in our workplaces.
List of chapters included in Beyond Burnout
by Sir John Kirwan
The cost of burnout
Myths of burnout
What is burnout?
Who is most at risk of burnout?
What causes burnout?
What we can do to address burnout
APPENDICES & REFERENCES
'How to' tips and resources
As well as actionable tools and practical tips for individuals, leaders and businesses of all sizes, this book includes clear information on how to recognise the signs of burnout, and how to treat it.
Published: 2 February 2021
Imprint: Random House NZ
Format: Trade Paperback
What readers have to say
"The timing of this book is impeccable. It's just what is required in what are unique and challenging times. It raised the burnout radar for me and not only is it likely that I am burnt out but also my team. A great shot in the arm with practical and helpful solutions."
Chief Executive Officer, MOA Brewing Company
"This book is hugely enlightening and a must read for any people leader in today's world. It is not just what we say as leaders but what we do, and understanding how to help our people thrive in the world we are in, (I would suggest) is the most important part of a leader's role. Whether you are or have experienced burnout or are a leader of people in our changing world, this resource is a must."
Author of A Slight Detour - A Guide to Successfully Navigating Career and Family, Founder of Reconnect
"Beyond Burnout is right on target, a guide that many people today need to help combat the epidemic of job burnout. With actionable insights from the most current research and the author's experience, every leader should race to get his or her hands on it."
Michael Lee Stallard
President, Connection Culture Group, Author of Connection Culture & Fired up or Burned Out
"In our hyper connected, 24-7, digitized world, there are spectacular new opportunities for leadership and performance excellence. There are also new snares that lay in wait for even the most dedicated and talented. Suzi McAlpine has brilliantly analyzed the latest iteration of the shape-shifting, protean specter of burnout. Her actionable, relatable insights can make the difference in deciding individual and organizational success or disappointment."
American award winning author of Serve to Lead 2.0: 21st Century Leaders Manual, speaker, entrepreneur, lawyer and former US senior-level public official
"A wonderful read full of insight and wisdom. The penny dropped for me several times. Suzi has done a masterful job weaving personal stories into fact based research, giving us solutions that are needed now more than ever. Highly recommended."
CEO & Founder Overland Footwear Group, Multi Winners of the IBM Best Workplace NZ Award
"It's great to have more conversations and resources like this book to help spark change. There isn't a Board Meeting I have sat in during the Covid Crisis where the ‘burnout factor’ for the CEO and team has not been an issue. I hope that has been the case across the world."
Media Industry Executive and Independent Director
Chief People Officer, Meridian Energy
"Beyond Burnout offers a timely prescription on how to address the growing issue of burnout in today’s workplaces. A must-read for leaders looking to not only better understand what causes burnout, but what they can do to help employees suffering from burnout to once again succeed and thrive."
MSc., Inc. 100 leadership speaker, award-winning leadership writer, and author “Leadership Vertigo"
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