Leading Others When You're Overwhelmed & Burnt Out with Dr. Angela AndersonLet's Thrive Together

Leading Others When You're Overwhelmed & Burnt Out with Dr. Angela Anderson

In today’s episode, our special guest Dr. Angela Anderson, US Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Operations & Strategy at Novartis joins us for a candid discussion on navigating leadership amidst overwhelming burnout.

Dr. Anderson shares valuable insights on overcoming exhaustion and prioritizing self-care, emphasizing the importance of maintaining health and wellness in leadership roles. Through honest conversations and inclusive leadership practices, Dr. Anderson highlights the pivotal role leaders play in creating a positive impact on others and fostering inclusivity within leadership programs. Dr. Anderson also offers practical tips on sustaining energy and creativity in work through rest and reflection, reminding us that rest is not a reward but a requirement for continued success.

Don’t miss this episode! Join us as we explore strategies for leading others effectively while managing burnout and proactively prioritizing well-being in the journey of leadership growth.


  • Burnout and how to overcome feelings of exhaustion
  • The importance of prioritizing self-care, health, and wellness
  • The pivotal role of honest conversations and inclusive leadership practices
  • How to create a positive impact on others
  • The importance of inclusivity in leadership programs
  • Rest & Reflect: Ways to sustain energy and creativity in work


“Everybody's journey is not leadership, we still need contributors at every level. And so, if you're experiencing that burnout, where you are figuring out why that is, you need to be proactive around addressing that burnout and then maximize your link.” — Dr. Angela Anderson

“Rest is a requirement, not a reward. Remember that the moment you open your eyes, you've already fought the toughest battle because you beat death again. It's an opportunity for you to do something with that chance.” — Dr. Angela Anderson


Dr. Angela Anderson

Website - novartis.com

LinkedIn - drangelaanderson


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