Bounce Back from Burnout with Kara Dennison

Have you been feeling stressed, overworked, overwhelmed, and burnt out? You're not alone. Take a listen as Kara Dennison and host Natalie Benamou as they share personal experiences of working to the point of ending up in the hospital..and how to bounce back.

Kara's passion is empowering high achievers and leaders to live impactful lives, starting with their careers. Kara is the CEO of Optimized Career Solutions, an Executive Career and Leadership Coach and a Forbes Contributor. She is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) who has spent her career as a Corporate Recruiting Leader, working closely with decision-makers. Throughout her career, Kara has personally reviewed over 300,000 resumes. Through her executive coaching programs, she has helped thousands of professionals land their dream jobs and has been responsible for negotiating over $10 million in salary increases over the last few years.

Find out what happened to Kara twice in her career and how she recovered from being in the hospital to bounce back from burnout.

Signs of Burnout

Working 12+ hours in a day Weekends aren't are no longer days off Your health and wellbeing is suffering Your doctor is telling you something has to change…or worse you end up in the hospital

Self-Care Strategies

Stop working weekends and long hours Empower your team  Make a commitment to yourself 

How Leaders Can Help Your Teams

Be vulnerable with your team. Create an open relationship for your team to talk to you. Look for signs that your team is experiencing fatigue, are disengaging and need help

“If you're a leader and you're seeing burnout on your team, encourage your team members to take advantage of EAP programs. Especially if you have free EAP programs where they can go and talk to a therapist or talk to someone or a burnout coach.” -Kara Dennison

Find Kara Dennison | TikTok @karadennisonsphr | Optimized Career Solutions

Thank you Kara Dennison for being a guest on HerCsuite™ Radio!

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LinkedIn: Natalie Benamou | HerPower2 Lead | HerCsuite™

This podcast is sponsored by HerCsuite™ Events. Join us at our next program, September 23!

Credits: Thanks to Julie Deem and the Business Podcast Editor for editing our podcast!

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Natalie Benamou
Founder, CEO 
Herpower2 Lead | HerCsuite™ Platform | HerCsuite™ Radio Podcast Host 

Natalie founded Herpower2 Lead to create products that empower women to make lasting impacts today and into the future. She takes a ‘serve first’ approach to life and has applied this principle throughout her career, serving in leadership positions in business as well as non-profit organizations.

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