In this podcast episode Melo Calarco, the author of Beating Burnout, Finding Balance, keynote speaker and corporate programs facilitator reveals how business leaders can stay energized and perform at their best.
Melo, as a mindfulness and high-performance expert, provides insights on finding balance in the corporate world and conquering burnout. He shares his experiences and expertise, highlighting essential strategies for executives to use that will lead to greater productivity.
Melo lesson’s draw on his three decades of professional experience, and from his life of cycling and trekking over 30,000 km across five continents. Often described by others as being truly transformational.
Melo’s path to burnout prevention and well-being began through a passion for helping people and a deep interest in mindfulness. His professional journey evolved from physical therapies to coaching, eventually focusing on promoting mental health and well-being in corporate settings. This shift change was driven by the increasing prevalence of burnout, particularly during the pandemic.
During this insightful podcast, Melo discusses the signs of burnout that business leaders need to look out for. He emphasising three main areas: physical, emotional, and behavioural and delves deep into how leaders can identify the triggers.
Additionally Melo provides valuable insights on how CEOs and business owners can prevent burnout in themselves and their teams. He stresses the importance of self-awareness, self-regulation, and self-care. A recommended tools is the “90-second breath break,” a brief mindfulness practice that can reset one’s focus and reduce stress levels.
In summary, by prioritising self-awareness, mindfulness, and self-care, leaders can foster a healthier, more productive work environment.