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The Whole Marketer Ep126 - Burnout with guest Rowan Morrison
4th June 2024 • The Marketing Society podcast • The Marketing Society podcast
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Episode #126. The Burnout Miniseries ep3 – The third episode in our burnout series, raising awareness to the physical, mental and emotional exhaustion that prolonged stress in our profession that cause – and what we can do about it. 

This episode highlights burnout from a leadership perspective and the pressure to become other people’s version of a leader, not your authentic self.

Sharing their first-hand experience is Abby’s guest, Rowan Morrison.  An experienced agency-side leader, Rowan is co-founder and co-MD of Rationale, a strategic marketing communications agency. Alongside her role she coaches women in innovation-led businesses. 

In this episode, Rowan shares her definition of burnout, her story of burnout accumulating over a year, target-driven stress, the effect of stress on her health, conflict in leadership expectations, boundaries and her processes to empower those in her agency to prevent burnout. 

Plus her advice for marketers of tomorrow. 

Host:  Abigail (Abby) Dixon FCIM/ICF | LinkedIn

Guest:  Rowan Morrison | LinkedIn

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The Whole Marketer podcast is here to support and empower the people behind brands and businesses with the latest technical tools, soft and leadership skills and personal understanding for a fulfilling marketing career and life as a whole. For more info go to 



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