Burnout. We’ve all been there. It happens to all “workaholic” entrepreneurs like you and me.
But please allow me to provide a reality check: You’re not a machine. And regardless of how much you think you’re like Gary Vaynerchuk, you need to take breaks in order to function at maximum capacity. Non-stop hustle without ever taking a break is dumb.
That’s why it’s called a “break”. Because if you don’t eventually stop, that’s exactly what will happen. You will break!Scheduling your work around your breaks (not the other way around) is the most effective way to avoid burnout.
Now to be clear, I’m not saying “don’t work hard”. I’d never tell you that. But rather, to work in a sustainable fashion.In other words: Prioritize your breaks the same way you would prioritize your work.
For example, LinkedIn’s CEO, Jeff Weiner, schedules two hours of breaks throughout each of his workdays (in 30 to 90-minute blocks). How many breaks are scheduled in your day?“Burnout is what happens when you try to avoid being human for too long.” – Michael GungorIf you’re reading this, you have eyes. Be grateful for them, some people don’t.
Remembering what you already have is critical, because gratitude is a divine quality and awakens our sense of true abundance. Work hard and be mindful of every gift that you have in your life. An attitude of gratitude is the path to true happiness.Why do you do what you do? Why do you go the extra mile, get up early, stay late, and work around the clock? Only once you’ve answered this question will you have isolated your “why power”.For instance, do you want to retire your parents? Is your why power to become a billionaire so you can fund cures for diseases? My suggestion to you would be to prepare a pocket-sized
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