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Managing Compassion Fatigue & Navigating Stress and Burnout: Insights from a Seasoned Humanitarian.

April 03, 2023 Season 3 Episode 14
Managing Compassion Fatigue & Navigating Stress and Burnout: Insights from a Seasoned Humanitarian.
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Managing Compassion Fatigue & Navigating Stress and Burnout: Insights from a Seasoned Humanitarian.
Apr 03, 2023 Season 3 Episode 14

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Ever wondered what it's like to dedicate your life to helping others in some of the most challenging environments on earth? What if you could learn from someone who has not only done that but also shifted focus to mentoring and coaching others in the field? If you're curious about resilience, empathy, and creating a lasting impact, this episode is for you.

Welcome to this episode, where I have the pleasure of speaking with Alan Lefevre, HR Director for Doctors Without Borders Norway. Alan has over 30 deployments in natural disasters, outbreaks, and armed conflicts. His extensive experience and genuine desire to connect and help others make our discussion enlightening and inspiring.:

Imagine gaining insights from a seasoned humanitarian who has seen it all and has shifted his focus to mentoring and coaching. 

By listening to this episode, you can:

  • Learn from Real-World Experience: Discover what Alan has learned about himself through his deployments with Doctors Without Borders.
  • Understand Resilience in Crisis: Gain insights into how resilience shows up in disaster zones and the common denominators in crisis responses across different cultures.
  • Foster Psychological Safety: Learn the importance of psychological debriefs, compassion fatigue, and the benefits of external coaching and mentoring.

Three Benefits You'll Gain:

  1. Real-World Insights: Understand the challenges and lessons from working in high-stress, high-impact environments.
  2. Practical Strategies for Resilience: Learn how to manage compassion fatigue and burnout, and the importance of psychological support in crisis situations.
  3. Building a Supportive Environment: Discover the value of creating psychologically safe teams and the role of external mentors and coaches in fostering growth and resilience.

Are you ready to learn how to build resilience and create psychological safety from a humanitarian expert? Scroll up and click play to join our inspiring conversation with Alan Lefevre. 

Gain the insights and strategies you need to manage stress, foster resilience, and create a supportive environment. 

Alan Lefevre's  contact information: 
LinkedIn:        @AlanLefevre
Email:               alan.lefebvre@oslo.msf.org

REFERENCES:
S2 E24:
Stories of Resilience from the Ukrainian Battle Front: Interview with Volodymyr Dehtyarov: Soldier, CEO & Athlete.
S3 E1:
Season 3 Premier: The Pillars of Resilience.
S3 E12:
Insights from an UN WHO Leader on Fostering Resilient & Responsive Teams. Dr. Rui Vaz, A Former WHO Leader.

CONNECT WITH ME:
webpage:   www.MINDtalk.no
Instagram  @itsaninsidejob_MINDtalk
LinkedIn:    @JasonLiem
Twitter:     

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Get in touch with us! We’d appreciate your feedback and comments.

Ever wondered what it's like to dedicate your life to helping others in some of the most challenging environments on earth? What if you could learn from someone who has not only done that but also shifted focus to mentoring and coaching others in the field? If you're curious about resilience, empathy, and creating a lasting impact, this episode is for you.

Welcome to this episode, where I have the pleasure of speaking with Alan Lefevre, HR Director for Doctors Without Borders Norway. Alan has over 30 deployments in natural disasters, outbreaks, and armed conflicts. His extensive experience and genuine desire to connect and help others make our discussion enlightening and inspiring.:

Imagine gaining insights from a seasoned humanitarian who has seen it all and has shifted his focus to mentoring and coaching. 

By listening to this episode, you can:

  • Learn from Real-World Experience: Discover what Alan has learned about himself through his deployments with Doctors Without Borders.
  • Understand Resilience in Crisis: Gain insights into how resilience shows up in disaster zones and the common denominators in crisis responses across different cultures.
  • Foster Psychological Safety: Learn the importance of psychological debriefs, compassion fatigue, and the benefits of external coaching and mentoring.

Three Benefits You'll Gain:

  1. Real-World Insights: Understand the challenges and lessons from working in high-stress, high-impact environments.
  2. Practical Strategies for Resilience: Learn how to manage compassion fatigue and burnout, and the importance of psychological support in crisis situations.
  3. Building a Supportive Environment: Discover the value of creating psychologically safe teams and the role of external mentors and coaches in fostering growth and resilience.

Are you ready to learn how to build resilience and create psychological safety from a humanitarian expert? Scroll up and click play to join our inspiring conversation with Alan Lefevre. 

Gain the insights and strategies you need to manage stress, foster resilience, and create a supportive environment. 

Alan Lefevre's  contact information: 
LinkedIn:        @AlanLefevre
Email:               alan.lefebvre@oslo.msf.org

REFERENCES:
S2 E24:
Stories of Resilience from the Ukrainian Battle Front: Interview with Volodymyr Dehtyarov: Soldier, CEO & Athlete.
S3 E1:
Season 3 Premier: The Pillars of Resilience.
S3 E12:
Insights from an UN WHO Leader on Fostering Resilient & Responsive Teams. Dr. Rui Vaz, A Former WHO Leader.

CONNECT WITH ME:
webpage:   www.MINDtalk.no
Instagram  @itsaninsidejob_MINDtalk
LinkedIn:    @JasonLiem
Twitter:     

Support the Show.


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