I love when things align. So for this week’s article, I was working on the impact of burnout on women. We, as women, are disproportionately subject to burnout, more likely to be impacted by the economic stress of COVID-19, overworked, unheard, and fed up. At least that’s how I’m feeling. Then I saw a news report that reinforced those feelings with data. So, I began to wonder if that was true. I started to think about what my day entails. Thankfully, I can wake up around 8am.
This past week, I’ve had a lot of individuals reach out to me about how to deal with burnout. In particular, I have a friend who worked for an organization that was in denial of their burnout culture. The workload never seemed to end. A new project was always on the horizon without the completion of previous tasks. There was an expectation that staff were available or willing to work outside of business hours, without pay or flex-time 😬 on a regular basis. Organizational val