Beating Burnout at Work
Why Teams Hold the Secret to Well-Being and Resilience
Wharton School Press, 2021
Burnout is an epidemic, but you and your organization can fight it.
Are you feeling burned out? You’re far from alone. In this helpful book, Paula Davis, an expert on burnout, presents the causes of work-related stress and discusses how to mitigate its damage. Organizations and individuals can reduce burnout, she argues, by making minor adjustments to their mind-sets, schedules and workflows. Davis suggests assessing what’s important to you and analyzing your schedule. If you spend less than 20% of your day on tasks you’re passionate about, you’re vulnerable to burnout. By adjusting your daily to-do list, however, you can immunize yourself against exhaustion.
About the Author
Paula Davis, who contributes to Forbes, Fast Company and Psychology Today, is founder and CEO of the Stress & Resilience Institute.
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