This excerpt is adapted from Extinguish Burnout (SHRM, 2019) by Rob & Terri Bogue. It is the second in a three-part series on the effect of burnout at work.
In the light of cynicism and the idea that nothing you can do will make things different, it’s easy to see why the lack of perceived personal effectiveness may be the start of burnout. Before it has reached its full development, where nothing is possible any longer, burnout starts as the feeling of not doing enough.
Originally published on SHRM.org. Read the full article here: https://www.shrm.org/ResourcesAndTools/hr-topics/employee-relations/Pages/Calibrate-Expectations-to-Prevent-Burnout.aspx