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Overworking and hustle culture, with Lara Sheldrake

Overworking & hustle culture with Lara Sheldrake

In this episode, I talk to Lara Sheldrake about how overworking and hustle culture has an negative impact on our success, and how accepting imperfection and being kinder to ourselves is more helpful in meeting our goals.

Lara is a speaker, mentor and the founder of founder of Found & Flourish, an online membership, media and events platform for women in business. She has been listed as a top influential female founder and business leader in f.Entrepreneur and in Startups Magazine.

We talk about:
3:00 Lara’s journey from burnout to flourishing
9:00 Resistance to work from friends and family
12:39 Calibrating for perfectionism
13:01 Being forced to slow down by the pandemic
15:24 Blend, not balance
19:00 Learning from burnout and being kinder to self
21:00 Change the narrative around ‘successful’
23:51 Workaholism and ‘hustle culture’
25:50 Busy does not equal productive
33:07 Embracing perfectionism as an imperfection
34:59 Overcoming people-pleasing
39:48 Play – mindfulness by doing
46:36 Lara’s take away for you

Find out more about Lara www.larasheldrake.com

and Found and Flourish www.foundflourish.co.uk

Order my book, The Lasting Connection, here

Find me at www.thethomasconnection.co.uk

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This episode was edited by Emily Crosby Media

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Michaela Thomas
Michaela Thomas

Senior Clinical Psychologist & CBT Psychotherapist

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