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Episode 044: Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First
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Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First
Today’s episode focuses on what leaders and leadership teams need to do in order to stay ahead and stay fresh.
“In order to have success as leaders, we absolutely need to find ways to ‘keep our buckets full’, to keep perspective, and to advance our ability to lead and inspire others.”
–Peter C. Atherton, PE
“We need margin – sufficient time and ‘white space’ without noise and distractions in order to decompress, think, contemplate, regenerate, and plan.”
–Peter C. Atherton, PE
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Resources Mentioned in This Episode
- Are you feeling overwhelmed, or are you burning out? There is a big difference and each requires a different approach. Find out where you stand and learn how you (and your team!) can get back on track: Take Quiz and Receive Reports Here
- Checkout and download important audio and text chapters of Reversing Burnout. How to Immediately Engage Top Talent and Grow!
- ActionsProve’s blog R&R 2.0 Series – Part 1: Designing Daily PTO
- ActionsProve’s Executive Coaching Services
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About the Host
Peter C. Atherton, P.E. is an AEC industry insider having spent more than 20 years as a successful professional civil engineer, principal, major owner, and member of the board of directors for high-achieving firms. Pete is now the President and Founder of ActionsProve, LLC, author of Reversing Burnout. How to Immediately Engage Top Talent and Grow! A Blueprint for Professionals and Business Owners, and the creator of the I.M.P.A.C.T. process. Pete works with AEC firms and leaders to grow and advance their success through modern and new era focused strategic planning and implementation, executive coaching, leadership and management development, performance-based employee engagement, and corporate impact design.