Beating Burnout: Jeron Davis On The 5 Things You Should Do If You Are Experiencing Work Burnout

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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13 min readDec 28, 2021

Communicate with your supervisor. Most supervisors want happy, productive employees, but they may be unaware of how their behavior may reduce or contribute to burnout. For example, a supervisor may instruct you to complete a task a certain way. However, if you are aware of a method that would be more efficient, it could be a good idea to mention the alternative approach to your supervisor in a respectful and thoughtful manner. You’d be surprised how many times this approach works when done properly.

Millions of Americans are returning back to work after being home during the pandemic. While this has been exciting for many, some are feeling burned out by their work. What do you do if you are feeling burned out by your work? How do you reverse it? How can you “get your mojo back”? What can employers do to help their staff reverse burnout?

In this interview series called “Beating Burnout: 5 Things You Should Do If You Are Experiencing Work Burnout,” we are talking to successful business leaders, HR leaders and mental health leaders who can share insights from their experience about how we can “Beat Burnout.”.

As a part of this series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jeron Davis.

Jeron Davis, is a Senior Associate at RLJ Equity Partners has been selected as one of the top Financiers by Forbes magazine. He made their annual list of 30 under 30 for 2022.

Jeron, from Maryland, has evaluated hundreds of investment opportunities and closed over $100 million of transaction value for RLJ Equity Partners, whose founder Robert L. Johnson is the first African American billionaire.

Other notable deals include the $60 million leveraged buyout (LBO) of Pro-Vac, and the $31 million TechMedia acquisition. Before joining RLJ, Davis was an investment banker at Citigroup Global Markets Inc. where he completed a $4.6 billion LBO