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Ignite the Burned Out While You Fire Up So You Don’t Burnout: How Leadership Inspires the Disengaged

  • 10 Nov 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
  • Zoom Virtual


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November Virtual Meeting: Combined event with Fox Valley, Oshkosh and Green Bay SHRM

Ignite the Burned Out While You Fire Up So You Don’t Burnout: How Leadership Inspires the Disengaged

Presented by: Jessica Rector

Wednesday, November 10th


11:30 AM – 1:00 PM


Burnout is like a wildfire—spreading quickly and affecting everything in its path. recently reported burnout having increased by 30% in the last few months, and it’s not slowing down any time soon. With 79% of the workforce burned out and even more stressed out, employees feel overwhelmed, unappreciated, and un-recognized, and employees consistently feel leaders need to better recognize burnout in their workforce. With having to juggle more things and in different ways, burnout and stress are at an all-time high, reducing performance, health, and motivation in HR professionals.

As the #1 expense to organizations, burnout is an organizational and leadership issue affecting morale and bottom-line results. Using her burnout research, Jessica shares how individuals can identify what leads to burnout, teams can stop stress from spreading to other work and life areas, and how leaders can ignite, motivate, and empower employees to build resilience, create a thriving culture, and tackle uncertainty and challenges without burnout.

Learning Objectives:

·               Examine three pillars of Jessica's Burnout Break Through and Prevention Program to amp up yourself and your team

·               Identify and pinpoint your biggest “burnout moments” to prevent future stress and overwhelm to improve your health, mind, and team

·               Identity the top three ways to extinguish burnout in your workplace to build a stronger team and culture

·               Apply what organizations can do to decrease turnover while retaining and engaging top talent


Jessica Rector’s mission is simple: transform lives. Because her brother died, her passion is to help others truly live. A former TV talk show host, Jessica is one of the top motivational speakers and is trusted by organizations to energize, empower, and grow their people and brands through her interactive one-of-a-kind keynotes.

Jessica has a rare combination of energy, passion, and authenticity when she speaks and consults, creating connection and massive impact on the spot. She uses her company’s research and personal experiences to help people uplevel their performance, while reducing burnout. Through her five-step proprietary process on inner communication, audiences are able to turn their inner dialogue into actionable steps to implement right away.

She’s often cited at “Energetic, entertaining, and engaging,” “Innovative, interactive, and impactful, and “The best at the conference.”

Jessica is a former #1 sales producer and leader at a Fortune 100 company. From these roles to nervously giving her last presentation for her MBA to now speaking in front of thousands, Jessica knows firsthand how to turn self-doubt, second guessing, and questioning into confidence and bigger actions and massive results.

As a #1 best-selling author, Jessica has written ten books and continues to impact lives through consulting with companies, training teams, and speaking at conferences, companies, and associations. Some of her clients include Fortune’s #2 “Best Company to Work For”, NBC Universal, the Dallas Mavericks, American Airlines, and Keller Williams. Jessica has shared the stage with Michelle Obama is a Contributor for The Huffington Post and has been seen on ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX for creating change.

Jessica is a conference favorite, and her presentations include her own research, games, interaction, and relatable stories. With visual anchors, her sessions are often talked about long after the conference has ended, leaving audiences inspired, empowered, and resourceful with her proven, easy-to-implement action steps.

Jessica is a former board member of Mental Health America Tarrant County and is a professional member of National Speakers Association.

When she isn’t traveling around the world speaking, Jessica enjoys learning about the exciting world of Transformers, so she can carry on real conversations with her eight-year-old son, Blaise, who is the youngest published author in the United States and a #1 best-selling author of two books.

Meeting Schedule

11:30AM - 11:45AM               Welcome, Announcements, and Sponsors

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM                Speaker: Jessica Rector

Reservation Deadline for this meeting is Monday, November 8th at

5:00 PM

$30 – GB SHRM Member*

$45 – GB SHRM Non-Member

$25 – SHRM Student Chapter Member

If you have questions, please contact Reservations at

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