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Leadership reboot for the Very Weary

Work’s been tough. You’ve been working long hours, bashing it out with relentless urgency and competitive drive, holding yourself to very high standards. Now you’ve hit burnout…. So, you try to fix it with discipline and more hard work… Welcome to the club! That’s what we all do. But it’s not going to work. You’ll […]

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Sam’s Story

I just had an email from one of my clients (*name changed) who finished up coaching with me in May 2019. He’s a terrific young sales guy with a strong faith and desire to contribute, both to his work and to his family and community. But he came to me in burnout, while he was

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How not to fix burnout

By the time you’re worried enough about burnout to do something useful about it, you’re probably too exhausted. But here are a few things you might have tried: Beat yourself up more Man up – try to be more disclipined and work harder Ignore the problem and hide away from others Tell yourself it’s temporary

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The 7 deadly sins of burnout

Burnout looming? Have a look at these and adjust your course… ANXIETY: >> Fretting about self-esteem, status and job security, to the point where we keep burnout a secret.Not asking for help is the biggest single factor keeping us in burnout. It leaves us in anxious isolation and denies us the resources to manage stress.

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Do I have burnout?

As I reported last year, in May 2019 the World Health Organisation classified burnout as ‘a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed’. The three main experiences they reported in people suffering burnout were feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion; increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings

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6 contributors to burnout

According to the “Areas of Worklife” model, workload is only one of the six contributors to burnout. Control, reward, fairness, community and values are the other five elements. Control Our need for control in modern life is often thwarted, but our sense of entitlement sometimes tells us it shouldn’t be. In the last century, we had much better

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What is Burnout?

The World Health Organisation has this year recognised Burnout as a medical condition. WHO defines Burnout as a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed with three attributes feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion; increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to

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