We know burnout is real, yet we often don’t prioritize rest. Ximena Vengoechea joins Kevin to delve into the means of breaking free from the grind and discovering the value of rest. Ximena highlights the critical role rest plays in both personal well-being and productivity. She shares actionable advice for individuals and leaders on how to integrate rest into their daily lives and foster a rest-friendly work culture. Moreover, the Ximena emphasizes the idea that waiting for a vacation to combat burnout is not the solution; instead, find ways to incorporate rest into our everyday routines.

Meet Ximena

  • Name: Ximena Vengoechea 
  • Ximena's Story: Ximena Vengoechea is the author of the new book, Rest Easy: Discover Calm and Abundance through the Radical Power of Rest. Her previous book is Listen Like You Mean it: Reclaiming the Lost Art of True Connection. She is a user researcher, writer, and illustrator whose work on personal and professional development has been published in Inc., The Washington Post, Newsweek, Forbes, and Huffington Post. (Penguin Random House). Ximena is a contributor at Fast Company and The Muse, and writes Letters from Ximena, a newsletter about staying curious, getting creative, and living well. She is also the creator of the popular project The Life Audit. Ximena is a keynote speaker on topics such as empathetic and inclusive listening, navigating difficult conversations, and preventing burnout. She previously worked at Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter and advises select startups and executives on user research, executive communication, and resting well.

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