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Entrepreneurial burnout, Velina Getova (EN) | Burnout triumphants
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Entrepreneurial burnout, Velina Getova (EN) | Burnout triumphants

Velina worked for several startups and young organizations across the UK and Bulgaria. During that time she assumed various roles of a performance coach, consultant, team psychologist, and ultimately Chief of People and Operations. As the saying goes - “The shoemaker always wears the worst shoes” - while Velina was catering to the team’s performance and wellbeing, she completely neglected her very own. From there she had a turbulent rollercoaster down the ‘burnout road’, which she will share with us on the upcoming livestream. Nowadays Velina works as an Organizational Psychologist and coach, supporting thousands of CEOs, managers, and entire teams. This experience, too, will make up for an even more insightful Burnout Talk with multiple engaging insights across the entire burnout spectrum. - How do highly 'corporate' environments differ from 'start-up' ones? - How did Veli recover from her 'her rough patch' she shares about? - When should people turn to prescribed medication? Get in contact with Veli: https://www.linkedin.com/in/velinagetova/ 👉Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC42Q4HY2e7I8j7xRaoF2zsg?sub_confirmation=1 👉 Get Digiburn: https://bio.link/digiburn Burnout triumphants An event series, presenting authentic burnout stories from around the world. Spreading firsthand experience to contribute to global awareness, support individuals recognize their own warning signs, and inspire for action early on. Digiburn - Burn bright, not out. 🔥❤🚀 Digiburn is a burnout risk check-up and burnout self-help App. It measures Your risk of burnout and offers an anonymous 12-weeks self-growth journey: body, mind and growth. Understand your body signals, explore inner dialogue, prioritize empowering beliefs, build supportive habits and lead a life of fulfillment. It is your time to thrive! ▬ Chapters ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 00:00 - Introduction 01:12 - Why is Veli an "Advocate" 06:10 - Veli's Education 08:50 - Why LSE? 10:53 - Corporate and Start-up Experience 12:00 - Master Thesis 14:50 - Career Progression 17:16 - Start-up vs Corporate Environment 19:11 - Burnout 28:30 - Recovery & Change 31:11 - Medication 33:26 - Seeking Help 34:44 - Change of Attitude 38:58 - Overachieving Mentality 40:35 - Building Resilience 44:46 - Words of Advice 47:20 - Q&A 49:54 - Can Burnout be Caught Early On? 52:50 - Outro
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