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Avoid Nonprofit Burnout With These Strategies to Help You Burn Bright

image of employee smiling outside showing how to avoid nonprofit burnout
Date: Thu., November 4, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm EDT
Duration: 1 hour

About the Webinar

Working in the nonprofit sector means you have a direct impact on people’s lives and on their communities. The work you do matters, and it can be incredibly rewarding – but with long hours, demanding workloads, and often strenuous budgetary concerns, it can be easy to find yourself and your team experiencing nonprofit burnout for the sake of the mission.

The truth is, you can’t give what you don’t have, whether that’s time, energy, or attention. And if the goal is to help others, you have to create the conditions for you and your team to bring your best selves to work so you can burn bright instead of burning out. One of the best ways to combat nonprofit burnout is to build resilience through regular recharge so that you can avoid burnout all together.

It’s critical for nonprofit leaders to cultivate personal and professional as well as individual and team practices that reenergize and foster resilience and ultimately help the people and communities you serve to do the same.

Watch this webinar to find out what nonprofit leaders should stop doing now – and start doing instead – to enhance your performance and keep nonprofit burnout at bay.

What You’ll Learn

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • The reasons behind why we can inadvertently drift towards burnout
  • Specific behaviors to stop doing – and things to start doing – to help you and your colleagues Burn Bright
  • Why collective resilience strengthens individual resilience, and vice versa
  • Ways to commit to reasonable and replicable individual and team recharge tactics

Our online resilience program, The Resilience Advantage, offers a practical, scientific, and application-based approach that will allow your leaders to avoid burning out, and instead, burn bright.

About the Presenters

Andrea (Andi) Williams

Andrea Williams 
Director, Health Sector Portfolio, Societal Advancement
Center for Creative Leadership

Andrea Williams (Andi) is the Director of the Health Sector Portfolio for CCL’s Societal Advancement Group. She also is a CCL faculty member, designing and delivering transformational leadership development programs. Andi has led work in public health, both in academic and nonprofit settings, for 25 years. Before joining CCL, Andi served as a Research Associate in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Her personal goal is to improve health outcomes in the United States through the development of health leaders. She has a MAEd in Counseling from Wake Forest University and a BA in economics, with a focus on health economics, also from Wake Forest University.

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