If you are like most people you spend a large amount of time engaged in your work. But do you enjoy what you do? According to the 2014 Job Satisfaction Survey conducted by the non-profit research firm the Conference Board, less than 50% of American workers are satisfied at their jobs. But why are people dissatisfied?
I eventually pulled myself out of the burnout spiral and made it my mission to study the illness that almost took me down. As I lecture and train busy professionals in the skills that help build stress resilience and prevent burnout, I hear certain myths about burnout repeatedly. These five myths about burnout need to be busted.
We have all of the information that has ever existed in all of the libraries in the world at our fingertips twenty-fours hours a day. In my workshops I often say, "With my three graduate degrees and a token I can ride the bus all day. All of the information in the world is useless if it doesn't lead to transformation."
Alimony. It's a hot button issue in divorce and something many individuals have a hard time dealing with after the breakup. It seems unfair, when one spouse is ordered to pay a hefty sum each month towards the daily living costs and lifestyle choices of their ex-spouse. These individuals are no longer connected, yet the financial obligation continues -- sometimes indefinitely.
Whether you're there to gain new skills or information, meet new contacts, or to present something yourself, the pressure to wring the most out of a work conference can bring on a great deal of stress. But for those ladies who refuse to succumb to the pressure and want to turn a hectic day into a rewarding opportunity, Travelle has the tips you need to manage your stress level so you can rock that whirlwind of a business trip.