I see a lot of “burned out” (or “flaming out”) employees. People who are emotionally, relationally and physically worn down. Responsible individuals that have “given all they’ve got” (usually in multiple areas of their lives) and don’t have much, if anything, left to give. Being “burned out” doesn’t have much Read more…
Are you feeling exhausted? Frustrated? Stressed out? Not sure if you are doing the thing that you were born to be doing? Then you have come to the right place! Let’s fix this burnout “problem” once and for all.
In all of my time in business, I have heard people talk about this little devil called burnout, and the truth is, most of these people don’t have a clue what they are talking about.
Now, I am sorry if I sound harsh at this point, that is not my intention. My intention is to give you a clear understanding of what burnout is, and most importantly, what it is not. You see, burnout doesn’t exist. It is a myth that we have come to believe in without ever coming across any factual evidence of its existence.
The Power of Belief is a very interesting subject to talk about in and of itself (I may touch on it more in-depth in a future article). It amazes me the kind of stuff we choose to believe in when we have no factual evidence to back up those beliefs. We would rather believe in myths rather than in truths. We would rather believe that we CAN'T do something than believe we CAN do something. (more…)