How To Avoid Burnout

Avoiding Burnout

Burnout is caused when you repeatedly make large amounts of sacrifice and or effort into high-risk problems that fail… You effectively condition your brain to associate work with failure… The best way to prevent burnout is to follow up a serious failure with doing small things that you know are going to work.

We all need to feel like we’re making progress and simple tools like these bits of software and exercise, diet, reading and Andrew’s other suggestions are part of that antidote to burnout.

It was my first startup. I was 18 and we had just raised our first real financing round – $250,000 from a local angel group. A lot was riding on us, even though the scale seems minuscule in hindsight….

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