Saving Your Burned Out Boss | Vicky Oliver

Saving Your Burned Out Boss | Vicky Oliver| Episode 90

October 10, 2019

Burn out continues to be a world problem and with technology today people cannot get away from their workplace. This is just as relevant to leaders as their subordinates and as both it is important to recognize this issues in both your people as well as your boss. Sometimes, as a junior or middle leader, or even as a subordinate we need to step in and help our bosses recognize their own burn out.

Vicky Oliver is an award-winning author of 6 books on career development. Her savvy career advice has been featured in over 901 media outlets, including the NY Times, WSJ, NY Post, and Esquire. She blogs for B2C, ThriveGlobal, Harvard Business Review Ascend, LifeHack, and KivoDaily. Her 3rd book, Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers & Other Office Idiots (Sourcebooks, 2008) won 9 awards, including the National Best Books Award for “Best Business Careers Book,” and placed in the NY, SF and Hollywood Book Festivals.


During this interview, Vicki and I discuss a range of topics including the following:

  • Her background and story
  • Reasons why people are burning out
  • Why are bosses are prone to burn out
  • How we can recognize burn out in our bosses
  • How to avoid burn out
  • How to help your boss when they are burnt out
  • Ways to find a mentor when your boss is burnt out

Vicky Oliver’s Resources

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