“If you want to heal from shame, we need to bring it into the light, because once you actually see it for what it is, it starts to lose its power on you.”

In this episode of the True Grit and Grace podcast, host Amberly Lago welcomes guest Zach White, a leading career coach specializing in engineering. Zach has worked with major companies like Apple, Google, and General Motors, helping engineers prevent burnout and achieve breakthroughs. He also hosts the immensely popular Happy Engineer Podcast.

Tune in as Amberly and Zach discuss key topics such as burnout prevention, improving emotional intelligence, and advancing one’s career while maintaining work-life balance. Zach shares his lifestyle engineering blueprint and talks about his work with top leaders globally. Amberly looks forward to being on Zach’s podcast, The Happy Engineer.

Tune in for valuable insights on building a successful career and enjoying life.


1. Exploring Burnout: Defining Its Impact on Work and Life (11:10)
2. The Role of an Effective Coach: Expectations and Boundaries (21:30)
3. Overcoming Rock Bottom: Healing and Processing Shame (29:40)
4. Mental Clarity through Fasting Resets (40:10)
5. The Birth of “Oasis of Courage”: Zach’s Coaching Journey (44:30)

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