#82: Boredom versus Burnout

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, and perhaps unfulfilled, this episode is for you! We often talk about burnout in the legal profession, but we rarely talk about boredom. Both are common problems and show up in similar ways, but they require completely different approaches to solve the underlying issue. Today, we’ll get to the bottom of both!

Things you will learn in this episode:

  • How to differentiate between burnout and boredom
  • Why understanding the difference between burnout and boredom is the key to moving through your unhappiness
  • Common pitfalls and mistakes attorneys make when they feel overwhelmed and unfulfilled
  • Tips and strategies for overcoming each type of problem


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Heather Joy Hubbard is an attorney, speaker, author, and strategic coach. Through her personal and professional development company, she helps attorneys reduce stress, manage priorities, and build a book of business. Prior to her work helping professionals find more balance and success, Heather was a partner and practice group leader at an AmLaw 200 firm. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Copyright, Trademark, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation, Mid-South SuperLawyers, Benchmark Litigation and Managing IP Stars. She was also named one of Nashville's Top 40 under 40 by the Nashville Business Journal. Heather graduated  summa cum laude   from the University of Louisville and received her  juris doctorate  from Vanderbilt University Law School.

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