Burnout Part II, Designing the Life You Would Prefer: Burnout Mitigation

“With respect to the Army, I believe burnout to be the gravest threat we face to resiliency, readiness, and retention.” All who study the phenomenon of burnout will tell you: prevention is best.  It is best not to wait until you are experiencing deep stages of burnout to begin to make some changes to address… Continue reading Burnout Part II, Designing the Life You Would Prefer: Burnout Mitigation

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The Real Plague: Burnout

Perhaps the greatest threat to the workforce in the 21st Century is a newly designated phenomenon called occupational burnout. The phenomenon is not new, and it has been studied from a variety of disciplinary angles before. My mother used to ominously call its more serious stages, “a nervous breakdown.” What is new is that the… Continue reading The Real Plague: Burnout

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