Toxic People and Burnout

December 22, 2022
Hosted by Kelly Owens

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Episode Description

In this episode, we hear about the impact of toxic bosses on organizations from our first guest who shares his personal Cubicle Story. Our second guest is a psychologist who shares about dealing with 8 difficult personality types that can help contribute to burnout in others. In the last segment, learn some tips for helping you deal with toxic coworkers and how to take care of yourself.

Death by Cubicle

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This show is for anyone feeling burned out, but cannot change jobs for another. It will educate you on what causes burnout, how we fuel our own burnout, and how you can make simple changes each day to recover from it. Learn about the impact of unmanaged stress, nutrition to help you sleep and recover your energy, how to address the mental aspects of burnout, and finding ways to heal your spirit. This is a mind, body, and spirit recovery. The show will feature experts in various fields related to the burnout recovery process. Each show will contain takeaways for the listener to implement and make a positive change for their recovery.

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Kelly Owens

Kelly is the author of the book Death By Cubicle-Recovery From Burnout Without Quitting Your Job. She is a personal empowerment coach, leadership development trainer, and speaker. Kelly has over thirty years of professional experience in for-profit and nonprofit organizations. She obtained her Master's Degree in Management with a concentration in Nonprofit Leadership. Her undergrad work was at Purdue University where she studied Sociology, Psychology, and Health and Wellness. Kelly is part of the Maxwell Leadership team and enjoys serving others with leadership training that promotes employee engagement and empowerment. During her professional career she has worked as an addictions counselor, in human resources, as a leader for a nonprofit housing program, and in the automotive industry as a supply chain manager. She has additional certifications in Neurolinguistic programming and as a DISC consultant. The one underlying theme in her varied background is that of serving others and working to empower individuals to improve their experiences on the job and in life. In her free time, she enjoys running, scuba diving, traveling, and time with family and friends. She and her husband Allen have three daughters and four grandchildren. Kelly also has a passion for her 1970 VW Type 2 camper van. She has named her van Janis after Janis Joplin. She and her husband are working on getting Janis ready for some upcoming travel and camping.

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