With her own experience of burnout, Sally McGrath has been a passionate advocate for workplace well-being, inspiring companies to invest in staff well-being. But the unexpected twist in her story is the revelation that the investment yields a return of $2.30 for every dollar spent - a remarkable transformation in the workplace that drives positive change. What other solutions does Sally have in store to promote balance and thriving workplaces?
"Normalization is not a good thing when it comes to burnout."
Sally McGrath is an accomplished burnout and workplace well-being specialist dedicated to supporting businesses in creating mentally healthy environments. With years of experience in her niche, Sally offers valuable insights and strategies for identifying, treating, and ultimately preventing burnout among employees. As a passionate advocate for removing the stigma surrounding mental health, she works closely with leaders and individuals to provide tools and techniques that foster a culture of well-being. Drawing from the latest research and best practices, Sally's expertise offers a fresh perspective on the vital role well-being plays in boosting productivity and talent retention
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Timestamped summary of this episode:
00:03:22 - What is Burnout?, Sally explains that burnout is a workplace phenomenon resulting from excessive stress that has not been successfully managed. She outlines the various signs and symptoms of burnout, ranging from behavioral changes to extreme fatigue, cognitive challenges, and cynicism.
00:13:32 - Effects of Burnout on Workplace Culture and Retention, Sally explains that burnout can have a negative impact on workplace culture, leading to absenteeism, presenteeism, and quiet quitting. This can result in a psychological safety issue and toxic workplace environments, leading to the loss of top talent across generations.
00:18:49 - Benefits of Investing in Workplace Wellbeing, Sally cites a study conducted by Price Waterhouse, PwC, which found that every $ invested in workplace wellbeing has the potential to create $2.30 by way of productivity.
00:23:33 - No Burnout in the Workplace, Sally's mission is to see no burnout in the workplace, which she believes will increase productivity and promote happier people. She can be contacted through her website, email, or LinkedIn for more information on her services.
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