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Kristen Lessig-Schenerlein

Research from McKinsey & Company shows that nonprofit professionals are particularly vulnerable to burnout. To effectively care for others, we must first care for ourselves. But that’s often easier than it sounds.

Self-care is the practice of taking an active role in protecting your well-being, pursuing happiness, and being equipped to respond to stress with a positive mindset, so difficult periods don’t become long-term imbalances. In this free on-demand video, you’ll learn how to prioritize yourself in our nonstop world.

Specifically, you’ll walk away knowing how to:

  • Design a personal roadmap for self-care that can be modeled at all levels of your organization
  • Develop strategies to shift organizational culture to one that prioritizes learning over performance
  • Identify ways funders can support the mental health and well-being of your nonprofit team(s)

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Kristen Lessig-Schenerlein


Kristen Lessig-Schenerlein is an Internationally Certified Leadership and Positive Intelligence Coach, as well as Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Instructor with additional training in Energy Medicine. As the founder and executive director of a nonprofit with nearly two decades of building, growing and turning around nonprofits, Kristen continues to be the change she wishes to see in the world. Her passion is guiding powerful, mission-driven leaders and teams through the inner work of linking their power with their passions.

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