Battling Burnout: Building Capacity and Harnessing the Power of Human Energy
With Subject Matter Experts
Sarah Deane - CEO & Founder, MEvolution
Matt Sitter - CEO, AFN
We are living in a human energy crisis. From a struggling economy to back-to-the-office to increased demands on time and attention, employees at all levels struggle to cope, leading to a lack of productivity, engagement, and adverse health effects.
With positive relational energy being the “most underutilized yet powerful predictor of leadership and organizational success,” we will explore the impact of human energy at all levels of an organization and understand what is depleting leaders and employees based on current data and insights. You will discover ways to energize yourself and your people for increased success.
Sarah Deane is the CEO and founder of MEvolution. As an expert in human energy and capacity, and an innovator working at the intersection of behavioral and cognitive science and AI, Sarah focuses on helping people and organizations relinquish their blockers, restore their energy, reclaim their mental capacity, and redefine their potential. Her company, MEvolution, is a scalable, science-based personal development system that measures and systematically increases human capacity by teaching people how to manage, direct, and optimize their personal energy, which makes living life at full capacity a reality for everybody. The breakthrough assessment reveals what is draining a person's energy and creates a personalized roadmap of modules to train the brain to unlock greater human capacity and potential.
She holds a Master of Engineering in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, has studied human behavior extensively, authored The Wellness Formula based on her research, and has presented at conferences such as SXSW, Gartner, and HRWest. Sarah's thoughts and commentary are on numerous platforms, including Fast Company, Today.com, Huffington Post, Thrive Global, HR.com, SHRM, CMSWire, Reworked, CIO Magazine, and many more. In addition, she teaches her highly-rated course at Stanford University Continuing Studies on The Power of Personal Energy. Finally, she consults with leaders to become positively energized leaders and on their workplace strategies to create positively energized cultures.
CEO & Founder, MEvolution
Matt focuses on helping organizations approach, develop and execute co-creative solutions to strategic challenges of all kinds. A veteran visual thinker and consultant, Matt works shoulder to shoulder with leaders and their teams to provide the insights, skills and tools to keep pace with increased complexity and accelerated change. He is also a co-author of The Art of Opportunity (John Wiley & Sons), a practical guide to identifying, developing and seizing growth opportunities through strategic innovation.
Matt’s clients have included: American Express, Coca-Cola, Elsevier, Intel, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nike, Oracle, the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, RackSpace, Red Bull, Under Armour, UNESCO, and VF Corporation.