Beating Burnout

When relentless work stress pushes you into the debilitating state we call burnout, it is a serious problem, affecting not just your own performance and well-being — both on the job and off — but also that of your team and your organization.

Hard data on the prevalence of burnout is elusive since it’s not yet a clinical term separate from stress.  Some researchers say that as few as 7 percent of professionals have been seriously impacted by burnout.  But others have documented rates as high as 50 percent among medical residents and 85 .....

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