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The People Dividend Podcast

Feb 8, 2022

Welcome to another episode of The Authentic Change Podcast, I am Mike Horne, your host and I am joined today by Jim Young who describes himself as a men’s burnout coach, he frequently works with Millenials and GenXers, who generally are CEO dads. Jim is a burnout survivor, a highly experienced coach, he has spent thousands of hours training on relationships and cares about helping eliminate burnout from people’s lives.


Key Takeaways:

[2:13] Jim describes himself.

[3:09] What is burnout?

[5:46] Jim shares his own experience with burnout.

[6:35] What were some of the clues that showed Jim he was not bringing his whole self to work?

[8:05] Jim talks about the process of realizing he was suffering from burnout.

[9:11] Where can you seek help when going through burnout? Reach out to your community.

[10:36] Jim speaks about one of his 51 Life Lessons: Be an Expert on Yourself.

[13:15] Burnout was a cataclysmic event in Jim’s life.

[15:44] Jim describes authenticity in the workplace.

[17:37] How does the heart get depleted in the workplace?

[19:12] Jim talks about to-do lists.

[20:32] What are the motivators for change and transformation towards a more authentic leadership? Willingness and awareness.

[22:21] Ask yourself, why are you doing what you are doing?

[23:52] Is it possible to move fully from burnout into richness?

[25:05] What is your purpose?

[28:10] Everyone deserves to be loved. How do we create loving organizations?

[31:05] Jim shares his perspective in regards to the difference between how men and women experience burnout.

[33:31] Jim talks about the “confidence” piece.

[34:55] Confidence, competence, and calmness.

{36:10] Why is Jim's practice called The Centered Coach?


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