Quotes on Burnout 6

quotes-on-burnoutHere are a few quotes on burnout to help as you are working on the development of your team organization. If you have ever come across a great quote that you would like to share, please do! Simply go to the bottom of this page and post your comment or quote in the box that says, “It would be great for you to share your thoughts!”

  • The most emotionally demanding aspect of a work situation is its lack of existential significance.  People need meaning in their lives, and the failure to find such meaning will cause burnout.  It is not objective failure per se that causes burnoutbut rather the feeling that one’s efforts are insignificant and meaningless.  Similarly, it is not objective success per se that prevents burnoutbut rather subjective experience of doing something meaningful. - Wilmar B Schaufeli, Christina Maslach and Tadeusz Marek

Keys to Avoid Burnout

  1. Avoid being the person who always handles the tough jobs
  2. Limit the number of hours you work
  3. Take vacation, and make sure your staff does too
  4. Promote a team approach – D.L. Sammons
  • Some of the results of long hours and hectic schedules that most minister choose to follow are: colitis, diverticulitis, migraine, chest pain, high blood pressure, and health disease.  One factor in pastoral abuse of time is that the pastor feels that since he is working for God he should be able to do more than other humans. –J. L. Johnson

About Dale Roach

Dale is the creator of "Like A Team." He has been working with businesses, charity organizations, volunteer groups and church groups in the development of teamwork for over 25 years. The goal of "Like A Team" is to help share the knowledge and skills of healthy team creators across the planet.
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