Leadership Burnout - 3 Key Questions

When is the last time you took at least two weeks off work? So long you can’t remember? If so, you might consider taking a real vacation soon.

I can imagine that many of you are thinking, “Yeah, yeah – when I have the time I’ll think about it.” Perhaps it seems like your own renewal is a luxury, an indulgence you’ll consider when all your work is done. I want to encourage you to view it more as an investment in your organization’s success.

Answer these three questions....

24-7 work – Why do we do it?

7:10pm on a Thursday evening. My brain says it’s time to stop for the day. You know the feeling – it’s harder to express yourself, maybe not so easy to hold three or four balls in the air at once. Studies have shown that after about 9 hours of work, software developers may be introducing more bugs into the code than they are adding value. All of us know what the equivalent feels like in our world.