Staying Passionate When the Days Continue to be Long

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Brian Manning


Passion. It’s what drives us and excites us at work. It’s the thing that makes us strive to be better, and work harder day after day. It’s the energy that makes a project exciting and energizes the team to deliver something never seen before. It connects people, and makes them more than just co-workers, but more like family. What happens though when that passion begins to dwindle? The days become long, the project gets hard, burnout sets in. How do we push to deliver what we set out to do? How we do keep focused? How do we keep that passion?

In this talk, we will talk through the different ways to identify burnout — for yourself, your team, and your project.  We are going to help understand what causes burnout, how to prevent it, and what you can do to pull yourself out of it if you are already experiencing it. Our goal is for you and your team to stay passionate about the work you do, but also protect yourselves from losing that passion permanently.

Session Topics:

  • How to Identify Burnout
  • Causes of Burnout
  • Turning Burnout into Success
  • Ways to Keep your Passion