March 9, 2022

Ep 85 Stay Healthy on the Job in Challenging Times

Ep 85 Stay Healthy on the Job in Challenging Times

Are you tired all the time? Do you feel lethargic or apathetic? Are you short with your team? Have you started to wonder if your depressed or something is wrong physically......the answer, is probably no. In this episode I talk to Psychologist, Jeff Sych on how you stay healthy on the job in challenging times from the firehall to the board room this is an episode you are not going to want to miss.

You as a leader have had do almost everything differently today than you did two years ago. Your team has had to do everything differently. Let's take a moment to step back, take a deep breathe (actually do this) and release....now lets see what we can do about regaining our locus of control.

In this episode we start to unpack:
✔️Burnout vs Cumulative Stress
✔️How to manage your way through crisis instead of trying to solve it
✔️Leaders are not immune to personal stress and that's okay
✔️Don't pass the water station - you need it
✔️Things that used to be water off a ducks back are now sticking points
✔️Technology has allowed us to do our jobs but made us more disconnected
✔️It's okay to disconnect - Turn Off devices: Leading by example
✔️The leaders that we remember are relationship leaders not task leaders
✔️You are not going to change the culture till you change the climate

Disclaimer: I'm not a doctor or psychologist, psychiatrist or any type of medical professional, and this video should not be construed as medical advice or guidance. I'm just a guy with 30+ years of crisis leadership, disaster and emergency management and corporate project management experience that has worked in and survived some of the most difficult and complex situations and I'm here to confirm for you, you have a right to be tired.....accept it, acknowledge it and lets have a chat about how we can get ourselves and our teams through this.


Are you tired all the time? Do you feel lethargic or apathetic? Are you short with your team? Have you started to wonder if your depressed or something is wrong physically......the answer, is probably no. In this episode I talk to Psychologist, Jeff Sych on how you stay healthy on the job in challenging times from the firehall to the board room this is an episode you are not going to want to miss. You as a leader have had do almost everything differently today than you did two years ago. Your team has had to do everything differently. Let's take a moment to step back, take a deep breathe (actually do this) and release....now lets see what we can do about regaining our locus of control. In this episode we start to unpack: ✔️Burnout vs Cumulative Stress ✔️How to manage your way through crisis instead of trying to solve it ✔️Leaders are not immune to personal stress and that's okay ✔️Don't pass the water station - you need it ✔️Things that used to be water off a ducks back are now sticking points ✔️Technology has allowed us to do our jobs but made us more disconnected ✔️It's okay to disconnect - Turn Off devices: Leading by example ✔️The leaders that we remember are relationship leaders not task leaders ✔️You are not going to change the culture till you change the climate Disclaimer: I'm not a doctor or psychologist, psychiatrist or any type of medical professional, and this video should not be construed as medical advice or guidance. I'm just a guy with 30+ years of crisis leadership, disaster and emergency management and corporate project management experience that has worked in and survived some of the most difficult and complex situations and I'm here to confirm for you, you have a right to be tired.....accept it, acknowledge it and lets have a chat about how we can get ourselves and our teams through this.