Recognizing and Preventing Burnout

Aaron Lee
The Startup
Published in
5 min readNov 27, 2019

A few weeks ago I took part in a research exercise that asked respondents to describe what burnout at work meant to them. The symptoms are different for everyone but the end result, usually disastrous. For myself, burnout occurs when a working environment I once thrived in becomes a source of unhappiness. Left unchecked, there is no doubt it will spread into my personal life.