The Burden of Burnout: Where to Start to Combat and Prevent It

Craft Brewers Conference 2022
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Speakers: DJ Enga, Katie Muggli

Burnout in the craft beer industry has only been exacerbated by the events of the past few years. What does burnout look like? Why and how does it happen? How does one address it if they are experiencing it? How does one address it if their staff is experiencing it? Learn what burnout is, how it impacts the body, and practical ways to prevent and combat it, both as a leader, and as an individual.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what burnout is and why it is important to understand
  • Understand how to recognize burnout
  • Discuss how burnout impacts an individual’s body
  • Explore ways to combat burnout as an individual, and how to better prevent, recognize, and combat it as a leader

About the Speakers

DJ Enga

DJ Enga, Financial Wellness Services Manager & EAP Consultant, Account Liaison, CPFC

Sand Creek EAP

Daniel "DJ" Enga studied Communications at the University of Colorado and offers over 22 years of consulting and counseling experience. He has partnered with the Department of Human Services, HUD, The Department of Treasury, VISA and Citi, and consulted with many public and private companies around wellness. DJ and his counseling colleagues work to help restore work/life balance to people's lives using a humanistic model that has been designed to educate and measure the impact of healthy mental wellness in various organizations.

In addition, DJ has gained insight into the EAP field and works closely with clinicians and therapists providing support and guidance to staff and clients alike. He has been lucky to learn and facilitate other training on a variety of workplace wellness topics and was awarded Educator of the Year through the Institute for Financial Literacy. He lives in the Twin Cities and enjoys kayaking on the St. Croix, is an author, and father to his 16-year-old daughter, Catie.

Katie Muggli

Katie Muggli, Founder and Executive Director

Infinite Ingredient

Katie Muggli is the Founder and Executive Director of Infinite Ingredient, a nonprofit whose mission is to actively support the mental and physical wellbeing of individuals working in the craft beverage industry through outreach, education, and access to resources. With 20 years of experience in the hospitality and craft beer industry, she is passionate about creating conversations that challenge the status quo and inspire actionable change. She has her M.A. in Liberal Studies from Hamline University and Women in Leadership Certificate from Cornell University.