Dec. 28, 2022

Lead with Balance: Mastering Work-Life Success | S2 E52

How can responders succeed in a world where we are often working multiple jobs, handling high call volumes, working under staffing shortages, or just trying to get through one shift at a time? We’re joined by Dr. Donnie Hutchinson, a Work-Life Balance instructor who works with firefighters, law enforcement officers, and other first responders on self-care and work-life balance programs, to improve their success at home, work, and in life.


How can responders succeed in a world where we are often working multiple jobs, handling high call volumes, working under staffing shortages, or just trying to get through one shift at a time?

We’re joined by Dr. Donnie Hutchinson, a Work-Life Balance instructor who works with firefighters, law enforcement officers, and other first responders on self-care and work-life balance programs, to improve their success at home, work, and in life. His website is www.donniehutchinson.com

Dr. Donnie speaks about how work-life balance is a strategic path to success, while two of the top universal priorities in life are one’s health and family. He explains how to create a desired future, and offers other practical tips for improving work-life balance.

Dr. Donnie begins the show with a heartfelt tribute to the late Chief Bobby Halton.

Dr. Donnie Hutchinson Profile Photo

Dr. Donnie Hutchinson

Professor of Work-Life Balance | Speaker | Author

Dr. Donnie Hutchinson is the Professor of Work-Life Balance for First Responders. He is an Army National Guard veteran, author, speaker, professor, podcaster, and a Work-Life Balance instructor who works with firefighters, law enforcement officers, and other first responders on self-care and work-life balance programs to improve their success at home, work, and in roles in life.
Dr. Donnie serves as an instructor for FDIC, IAFC, and the IAFF. He has a national presence with his work-life balance work delivering workshops for the past six years at the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF/ALTS) annual conferences. Dr. Donnie is an active and proud father of four children and resides in Palm Coast, Florida, with his wife Marlene. His son, a U.S. Army combat veteran, is a full-time firefighter.