Employee burnout may be the most pressing challenge companies face today. Despite the urgency for a solution, employees and employers are pitted against each other arguing about who is to blame. The way forward to a happy, healthy and productive workforce and profitable company involves collaboration and building mutual trust.
Cassie breaks down the latest evidence for how burnout occurs, who is responsible to prevent it, and who is responsible to repair it after it has happened. She provides actionable ideas for how employees and employers can work together to solve burnout once and for all.
Cassie Christopher is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Workplace Wellbeing Consultant. She has a Bachelors of Arts in Business with a focus on entrepreneurship from the University of Washington and a Master’s degree in Nutrition from Bastyr University. Cassie holds a Certificate of Training in Pediatric and Adult Weight Management and Obesity, and has completed post-graduate training in corporate wellness. Cassie holds leadership positions in well-being industry expert and employee groups including the Wellbeing ThinkTank, where she keeps her pulse on the latest research and employment issues.
Cassie is a dynamic speaker and educator with a gift for humor and passion for well-being. In a world where people are routinely overloaded with information and feel like they have little bandwidth for changing habits, Cassie helps her audiences personalize the education she provides so they can immediately implement her advice. Cassie is skilled at tailoring her presentations to be relatable for a wide variety of people and job functions, with extensive and varied speaking experience ranging from 1200+ viewers at T-mobile to break room functions for non-desk workers.
As a Registered Dietitian, Cassie provides Medical Nutritional Therapy both one-on-one and in groups. She is the Founder of the Courage to Trust Method and specializes in helping individuals reconnect to their bodies’ innate goodness. Leveraging the nervous system and self-compassion to foster sustainable behavior change, Cassie helps people eat with joy instead of eating to seek joy. Cassie believes we’re all doing the best we can, and “bad habits” don’t equal brokenness, but rather a need for support.
In her spare time, Cassie can be found at the beach with her husband and 4-year-old daughter, coffee in hand, in her hometown of Edmonds, WA.