Everyone is prone to experiencing professional burnout in their daily lives no matter what profession they have: tech writer, corporate trainer, freelance writer, website marketing specialist, butcher, baker, candlestick maker, etc. The problem is, they don’t know how to deal with it until their health, happiness, relationships and even their job performance has suffered.
In her article, Dealing with Professional Burnout, Whitney Potsus discusses the signs of professional burnout as well as how to deal with this problem. She includes some questions that you can ask yourself or ask your employees if you suspect burnout may be an issue. She also offers some suggestions for avoiding and overcoming burnout.
Read Dealing with Professional Burnout and then leave a comment here with your thoughts. Have you experienced professional burnout, either in yourself or with an employee? How did you deal with it?
Dealing with professional burnout is very difficult and everyone might experience it in their daily lives, either in themselves or in others in their profession. It can affect your health, happiness, relationships and even your job performance. But the problem is that it’s very hard to detect it until the damage has been done.
In her article, Dealing With Professional Burnout, Whitney Potsus talks about the warning signs of professional burnout – in yourself or in an employee you manage. She provides a quiz right up front to tell if burnout is the problem, along with ways to help yourself or with the help of others. It even includes a short quiz you can use to see if you have professional burnout.
Read Dealing with Professional Burnout and then leave a comment here with your thoughts. Have you had to deal with burnout on the job in the past, either with yourself or with an employee? What did you do to overcome it?