Rise Above Burnout: Taking Action with Resilience

Ronan Harrington
by Flow Research Collective
August 1, 2023
Ronan Harrington


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Ronan Harrington is a keynote speaker and expert on the neuroscience of resilience, advising major institutions and organizations on how to create healthy, high-performance cultures. 

In this episode, he talks about the hidden burnout trajectory that many people are unknowingly on and providing practical tools grounded in the science of resilience to operate at peak performance without compromising health. 

Ronan expounds on burnout and the importance of taking enough rest to achieve peak performance. He also shares strategies on how to rise up from a burnout and its difference from exhaustion, and the importance of regulating your mental health for optimal performance. 


In this episode, you will learn about:

(00:00) Intro

(02:21) Ronan's Origin Story

(08:17) Window Tolerance

(09:57) The Idea in Resilience

(15:53) Introducing the Ronan Theory

(18:00) Endurance Culture

(23:32) Importance of Recovery

(26:03) The Difference between Burnout and Exhaustion

(32:28) Social Stigma Around Burnout

(34:47) Cosmetic Resilience

(36:01) Systemic Cultural Burnout

(37:54) The Work hierarchy

(41:11) The Paradigm Shift

(43:03) Battle of the Generations in the Workplace

(48:06) Ronan's recommendation for fighting burnout

(51:48) Boundary Setting Is not a "NO"

(55:22) Importance of Measuring in the Workplace


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Steven Kotler, the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, is one of the world’s leading experts on human peak performance. He is an award-winning journalist and an author with over ten bestselling books.

Some of his works include: The Art of Impossible, The Future is Faster Than You Think, The Rise of Superman, Stealing Fire, and so much more! Look out for his latest upcoming book, Gnar Country: Growing Old, Staying Rad, where he debunks the old myths about aging and how you can boost your longevity through flow!

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