The research speaks: You're probably burned out, and you're not alone


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When our guest today started her career as an educator, 80% of the teachers at her school were new, the result of tectonic turnover resulting from burnout on staff. That experience drove her to leave teaching after just a few years and pursue a career studying educator burnout and the big lesson along the way?

"The more I researched [burnout], the more I realized it wasn't just a pattern in education, but that it was a pattern in health care, social work ... I began to see that it was a nation wide thing. ... Sixty-six percent, two out of three people that you see on a daily basis are burned out."

Dr. Newburgh joins Howard today to share her experience studying burnout and her effort to help high-burnout organizations to create human-centered cultures that are more resilient to overwhelm and stress, higher-functioning, and healthier.

About Dr. Kate Newburgh

Dr. Kate Newburgh is the founder of Deep Practices Consulting, L3C, a social enterprise that creates human-centered systems within your business or organization to foster strong, inspired, and productive workplace cultures. Dr. Newburgh has over a decade of experience in research and systems change. Learn more about Dr. Newburgh at Deep Practices Consulting.

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