It is easy to get burnt out at work. Will it may seem inevitable, it is possible to avoid. Focusing on the big picture and making sure you realize it is a marathon and not a race can help you avoid the burn out that most people feel with their job.
- Known as burnout, this psychological condition is generally associated with a lack of motivation, exhaustion, frustration, and a lack of efficacy in your work.
- I doubled down on productivity tools looking to do more in less time. I began to focus on reducing interruptions and tallied each time someone interrupted me.”
- “It’s about doing only the most important things well. And either saying no to the other things or finding another way for them to get done.”
“Pretty soon, the extra work began to consume a lot more time. I began to sleep less, going to bed on consistently after midnight, sometimes sleeping only a few hours.”