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Burnout Is Not A Weakness, It’s A Symptom Of Being Human.
Our Beating Burnout blog shares the real life burnout stories of real people. We focus on how burnout impacted them, how they overcame it and what advice they would give people to prevent it. Here's Nati’s story…
Decoding Your Burnout Risk.
You’ve recently answered our burnout risk assessment and have been given a score out of 100. What does this score actually mean for you? And what should you do next? This article is here to help you decode your burnout risk.
Be More Of A Baby.
Nope. We haven’t made a mistake. We believe that if you try and be more like a baby, you can successfully prevent/beat burnout.
Add It Up: Counting All The Little Things With Redhill Games.
Ekaterina Dolgova and Sandra-Carina Paukku, of Redhill Games, share how they are trying to beat burnout in the gaming industry.
In Safe Hands: How Brella Nurtures Psychological Safety.
Hanna Kontinen, Head of Talent and Culture at Brella, shares how to cultivate a psychological safe working environment.
Hear Me Out: Taito United’s Approach To Learning Through Listening.
Henrietta Hörhammer, Head of People and Culture at Taito United, shares her story of how listening to Taito employees has helped to build a better workplace.
58% Of Employees Are Regularly Contacted Outside Of Office Hours.
58% of employees are regularly contacted outside of office hours. Here’s what you can do to help...
Good Leadership Can Decrease Burnout Risk By 51%.
Even if you don't know what to prioritise, don't have enough resources, and have too much work, having a good leader can keep you at low risk of burnout. In fact, good leadership can reduce burnout risk by up to 51%.
Approaching Feedback The Right Way.
Giving feedback is incredibly important. But it can also be incredibly damaging if delivered the wrong way. Here are some important considerations.
I’ve Got Too Much Work…Help Me Delegate!
You’ve got too much work and you need to delegate some of it. But how? Here’s our 6 step guide to delegating like a pro.
The Ultimate 1-on-1 Can Increase Employee Retention By 67%.
Research has shown that a well delivered 1-on-1, between a manager and a team member, can increase employee retention by up to 67%. Here is the ultimate recipe.
How To Get The Best Out Of Your Team In 15 Minutes.
You might be expecting the answer to be something profound. A new tool perhaps? A cutting edge management technique? Or maybe a tactical change in company policy? The answer is actually much, much, simpler than that.
Dare You To Streak.
We all know that Finns like to get naked. But that’s not what this is about…Ha! It’s about behavioral change. It’s hard. Thankfully, keeping track of your winning streak makes it much, much, easier.
Make Vacation Days A Monthly Team Target.
You can prioritise your tasks (smart), you can block-book time in your calendar for deep work (very smart), but nothing will make you feel more energised than taking vacation days (very, very, smart). 🌴
Switch Steve Jobs For Steve(n) Fry.
We get asked a lot about how to stop thinking about work during our free time to reduce stress. Here are two simple things you can start doing differently tomorrow.
Be Exceptional At Saying No.
To be truly exceptional at something, you have to be exceptional at saying no.
5 Things Proven To Help Burnout Recovery.
What advice do you give your team member before they take sick leave? Here are 5 things proven to help burnout recovery in the short term.
What Not To Do To Enjoy Your Summer Vacation.
To help you unwind, we've made a list of things not to do to help you enjoy your summer vacation.
5 Easy Questions To Measure Your Team's Burnout Risk.
Managing burnout within your team is an overwhelming task. But the first step is simple: measure their burnout risk.
Expect The Unexpected.
Get into the habit of keeping 1 hour of work your day completely free. Here's why...
Is Your Behaviour Causing Your Team To Burnout?
What if you were the main cause of stress and burnout for your team? The best managers reflect on their own behaviour first by asking a simple question.
Remember! Check Your Blind Spots.
Blind spots can have a positive or negative impact on the people around us. Either way, we don't want them (sorry blind spots, you're not wanted here).
Inclusion, Equity & Psychological Safety Are Key Components In Preventing Burnout.
Our Beating Burnout blog shares the real life burnout stories of real people. We focus on how burnout impacted them, how they overcame it and what advice they would give people to prevent it. In January 2022 we sat down and spoke with Jasmin. Here is Jasmin’s story…
How To Get Your Team To Complete Employee Engagement Surveys.
Employee engagement surveys. Very important. Very tedious. Here's how you can get your team onboard.
Corporate Jargon Is Everywhere, And It's Not Helping
So what can we all do about it? Easy. We can start replacing corporate jargon with the simple language we use with our friends and family.
Managing Yourself Well And Being Open About Your Boundaries Goes A Long Way Toward Avoiding Burnout.
Our Beating Burnout blog shares the real life burnout stories of real people. We focus on how burnout impacted them, how they overcame it and what advice they would give people to prevent it. In December 2021 we had a very fun conversation with Em Seikkanen. Here is Em’s story…
Having A Work-life Balance Shouldn’t Be Such A Radical Notion.
Our Beating Burnout blog shares the real life burnout stories of real people. We focus on how burnout impacted them, how they overcame it and what advice they would give people to prevent it. In December 2021 we had a very interesting conversation with Irene Oliver Puerta. Here is Irene’s story…
Be Honest With Yourself About What You Want.
Our Beating Burnout blog shares the real life burnout stories of real people. We focus on how burnout impacted them, how they overcame it and what advice they would give people to prevent it. In December 2021 we had a lovely interview with Jessi Christian. Here is what Jessi had to say…
The Culture Of Silence Needs To Change.
Our Beating Burnout blog shares the real life burnout stories of real people. We focus on how burnout impacted them, how they overcame it and what advice they would give people to prevent it. In October 2021 we spoke with Marjo Turunen. Here is what Marjo had to say…
It All Starts With Being Aware Of What Burnout Is.
Our Beating Burnout blog shares the real life burnout stories of real people. We focus on how burnout impacted them, how they overcame it and what advice they would give people to prevent it. In October 2021 we had a great conversation with Lassi Lankinen. Here’s what Lassi had to say...
Know Them. Share Them. Listen To Them. Use Your Stress Signals To Beat Burnout.
Our Beating Burnout blog shares the real life burnout stories of real people. We focus on how burnout impacted them, how they overcame it and what advice they would give people to prevent it. In September 2021 we were lucky enough to speak to Maria Iho. Here’s Maria's story...
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