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Podcast: Work Is Hard – Don’t Forget to Care     

When was the last time you really thought about the importance of caring for yourself and others in the workplace?

Too often, the answer to this question is a blank stare. Yet discussing a healthy work-life balance and finding tips for dealing with stress and burnout can be extremely helpful. And no, it doesn’t have to be filled with pointless complaints.

Instead, begin by acknowledging the obvious: that work can be hard, and it’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of the day-to-day grind. Next, emphasize the importance of taking care of yourself both physically and mentally in order to be productive and successful.

Finally, conclude the conversation by emphasizing the importance of a healthy work environment. You might be shocked at how much more you can accomplish after you’ve taken the time to evaluate all of this.

Karl Brummer has made a career out of encouraging purposeful, untroubled living as president and CEO of Messiah Lifeways. Before taking on that role in 2021, he served as the organization’s senior VP for eight years, where he oversaw human resources, enrichment services, and community support services. Karl holds a bachelor’s degree in HR management from Messiah College and an MBA from Kutztown University, and is a Certified Aging Services Professional (CASP), a Senior Certified Human Resource Professional (SHRM-SCP) and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).


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