Wednesday May 31, 2023

Rethinking Hustle Culture: Prioritizing Sustainability over Burnout

Productivity culture, sometimes referred to as hustle culture, has become ubiquitous, particularly on social media platforms. Hustle culture, characterized by a relentless focus on work and constant busyness, has become deeply ingrained in our society. 

We are constantly bombarded with tips and tricks on how to work smarter, faster, and more efficiently.

By obsessing over productivity, we inadvertently program ourselves to burn out quicker. We become so fixated on optimizing our work output that we neglect self-care, rest, and nourishment. This often leads to burnout, deteriorating health, and strained relationships.

In an effort to redefine the narrative surrounding productivity and success, we are proud to introduce Whole Self Thursday, an initiative by @jumpstarthr. Whole Self Thursday is designed for people who understand that sustainable success requires a holistic approach.

In this episode, I am joined by Taryn Grey, an HR consultant here at Jumpstart: HR, LLC, to talk all about this new initiative. 

It emphasizes the importance of being excellent while also being healthy and balanced. By joining this movement, you will gain valuable insights, practical tips, and a supportive community that encourages self-care, personal growth, and work-life integration.

Tune in to learn more about Whole Self Thursday and how to join the movement.

Key Takeaways

- Meet Taryn Grey (00:48)

- Whole Self Thursdays (04:17)

- Creating a healthier work-life balance (05:53)

- Being great at work does not translate to living a better life (07:34)

- The pitfalls of hustle culture (09:45)

- The Whole Self Thursday events (12:16)

- The Whole Self Thursday Community (13:51)


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Hosts: Joey Price & Taryn Grey 

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