On this episode of Work/Life, host Greg Nibler and Ciara Pressler, founder and author of Pregame, talk about one of the biggest dangers facing workers today: Dealing with burnout.
Whether it’s burnout from a job you’ve had for years, or from finding the best ways to build your own small business, anyone is susceptible.
So how does one know they are headed for burnout?
What are some of the symptoms?
First, Pressler walks us through the difference between “stress” and “burnout.” The big difference, she notes, is that “stress goes away when the stressor is removed, but burnout will still be there regardless.” Burnout is like a work depression, she says, adding that “you don’t just bounce back.
Pressler gives some general symptoms.