How Restaurant Owners Can Identify and Overcome Burnout
These past three years have led many restaurant owners and managers toward restaurant burnout. As a restaurant owner, it’s easy to have a feeling of despair that has been almost impossible to shake. Between group coaching calls, one-on-one coaching calls and discovery calls, I talk with a lot of restaurant owners just like you. I can tell you that I hear you and feel your pain. While challenges in the restaurant business are a given, sometimes there are so many that you find yourself feeling jaded. Challenges ranging from staffing and cost controls to marketing and legal issues can overwhelm your love of your restaurant and make it so you don’t even enjoy it anymore.
In this episode of my podcast, The Restaurant Prosperity Formula, I'm sharing with you how to tell the difference between work related stress and burnout, how to avoid burnout, and, finally, how to keep or reignite your passion for your restaurant to keep burnout at bay. Losing your passion for your restaurant is the worst thing that can happen to it and everyone involved. Instead, follow this advice to get off the path of burnout.
Tune into this podcast to learn:
- How burnout comes about
- What to do to battle burnout and get yourself back into the right mindspace
- Why your “why” is so essential to battling burnout
- The difference between extreme stress and burnout
- How professionals classify burnout
- Signs of burnout
- How to overcome daily stresses
- The importance of capturing your passion for the hospitality industry
- How to reignite your passion
- And why it’s mandatory to take care of your health, relationships and attitude
Remember, challenges in the restaurant business are a given, but sometimes there are so many in a month, a week or even a day, that you find yourself feeling jaded. Follow the practices I lay out for you in this podcast and see if they make a different. Of course, if you feel like you need professional mental health support, definitely find that! Otherwise, if you can’t remember your why and don’t have a passion for the business anymore, if you can’t reignite it, it just might be time to get out because the restaurant business is not going to get easier any time soon.
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