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Strategies to Beat the Burnout


The World Health Organization declared burnout an occupational phenomenon in 2019. As employees are leaving in record numbers well in 2022, burnout is cited as one of the biggest reasons employees are looking for new roles.


The Mentor Method (Janice Omadeke, CEO of The Mentor Method, and Joseph Kopser, Chief Growth Officer) teamed up with Kimberly Strong, CEO of Strong Connexion.


By the end of this video, we hope you:

  • Define burnout and its impact on the workplace

  • Understand the underlying causes of burnout and how it affects the workplace

  • Implement strategies to address burnout

  • Access tools and resources to get started on addressing burnout


About our panelists:


After 20+ years of human resource experience in large organizations, including being the Vice President of Diversity & inclusion at Target Corporation, Kimberly Strong founded Strong Connexion to advise companies on championing diversity in the workplace, aligning people, and business strategy, and approaching difficult placements.


Joseph Kopser serves as a Special Advisor for Military Leadership and Strategy Policy at the University of Texas. Prior to that his company, RideScout, was acquired by Mercedes. He served in the Army for 20 years after graduating from West Point and Harvard. He was recognized as a White House Champion of Change in clean energy and won the U.S. DOT Data Innovation Award. Co-author of Catalyst, he is an advisor for CleanTX.


Janice Omadeke is the Founder and CEO of The Mentor Method, an enterprise platform transforming company culture through mentorship. Making history as one of the first 100 Black women in the United States to raise $1M in institutional VC funding, Janice has made her mark on the tech industry. Black Enterprise recognizes her as one of DC’s Top 5 Black Women in Tech. Forbes inducted her into the Forbes Next 1000 Class of 2021 and she’s been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Business Insider, and is a contributor for Fast Company and Harvard Business Review. Additionally, Janice was a subject matter expert at the 2016 White House Summit on Building the Tech Workforce of Tomorrow. Janice is certified in Entrepreneurship from MIT, and is PMP certified with over 10 years of corporate leadership experience for Fortune 500 companies.


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