Courtney Spence on How to Avoid Burnout Working a Fast-Paced Job

In Chapter 6 of 20 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, nonprofit CEO Courtney Spence answers "How Do You Avoid Burnout and Maintain Performance Working a Fast-Paced Job?" Spence shares how the last six to nine months before her interview has been one of the most difficult times of her life. In that period, she has also experienced great joy, getting married and becoming a step-parent. Never one to work out regularly, she finds regular workouts and acupuncture wellness therapy help keep her more present at work and with family.

Courtney Spence is founder and CEO of Students of the World, a nonprofit empowering a diverse network of student and emerging filmmakers to apply storytelling skills in purposeful work. She is also the Founder and CEO of CSpence group, a creative agency building millennial-focused content and programs for brands. Spence earned a BA from Duke University.