What's burnout and why is it so prevalent? with Dr Amy Bradley & Dr Katherine Semler

Episode 298,  Nov 08, 2022, 10:15 AM

In this episode of LID Radio, we're joined by Dr Amy Bradley and Dr Katherine Semler - the authors of Running on Empty: Navigating the Dangers of Burnout at Work. In this first episode with them, we'll define what burnout is and why it's been so prevalent in recent years since the beginning of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

About Running on Empty

This book offers a story-based exploration of a growing risk and some real and deep practices that seek to improve the human experience of the present-day workforce and make organizations more viable for the future. The authors look at the current burnout situation from a lens of discovering and seeking to heal some of the root causes of workplace despair. The book gives the reader a sense of when burnout is happening or imminent and suggests human and radical inroads for prevention and healing.

About Dr Amy Bradley & Dr Katherine Semler

Dr Amy Bradley
is a Professor of Leadership and Management and author of The Human Moment. In 2020, she was named on the prestigious Thinkers50 Radar of global management thinkers. Amy works as adjunct faculty at several leading business schools and runs her own consulting business. She lives in the UK.

Dr Katherine Semler is a senior partner at Korn Ferry. She specializes in personal and organizational change and the intimate relationship between these two, and has published articles about Personal Sustainability. She is based in Spain.

Grab a copy of the book: https://lidpublishing.com/book/running-on-empty/