Burnout is a two way street.

A good manager will understand you when you speak up.

A great manager will see it coming and take action in good faith to prevent it.

If you find that great manager, cherish the time you have with them. Thank them right now. Now. You will likely not have more than a handful of great managers in your entire career. If you’re not one of the “lucky” keep a careful eye on yourself. No one cares more about you than you do. It’s on you and me to take accountability for our energy and efforts to ensure that we don’t burn out. Remember the ol’ cliche gold mine….

A lack of planning on your part doesn’t constitute an emergency on mine.

Always remember that you’re in control of your energy, your words, your perspective and therefore your path.

That’s what I got for today. More later as I sort through life.

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