Overcoming Job Burnout: How to Renew Enthusiasm for Work

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Job burnout is something that doesn't go away - especially in a chaotic economy. It is a kind of job depression caused by feelings of powerlessness - loss of control over one's work. The effect is devastating. The victim dreads going to work. Productivity falls and life becomes hell. Burnout is stressful, but it is not caused by stress. Going on a vacation provides relief until the vacation is over and one must return to the job. OVERCOMING JOB BURNOUT describes how burnout can take hold and how to turn it ...
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Overview


Job burnout is something that doesn't go away - especially in a chaotic economy. It is a kind of job depression caused by feelings of powerlessness - loss of control over one's work. The effect is devastating. The victim dreads going to work. Productivity falls and life becomes hell. Burnout is stressful, but it is not caused by stress. Going on a vacation provides relief until the vacation is over and one must return to the job. OVERCOMING JOB BURNOUT describes how burnout can take hold and how to turn it around. Docpotter offers 8 proven strategies for increasing personal power and renewing enthusiasm for working. Book is filled with practical advice that the reader can implement immediately.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579510749
  • Publisher: Ronin Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/28/2005
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 239
  • Sales rank: 825,664
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 8.36 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 The Burnout Syndrome 1
2 Causes of Burnout 17
3 Burnout Situations 31
4 Motivation and Learning 57
5 Pace Yourself 73
6 Manage Stress 101
7 Build Skills 131
8 Develop Social Support 149
9 Tailor the Job to Fit You 165
10 Change Jobs 187
11 Think Powerfully 215
12 Develop Detached Concern 235
13 What Managers Can Do to Prevent Burnout 263
14 Find a Path With a Heart 287
Bibliography 293
Index 299
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