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How to Recover from Burnout

As I mentioned in my earlier post, human learning and performance professionals should know better, but we sure do like to work in crazy, caustic work environments. Indeed, in my experience, learning and performance professionals are some of the worst culprits of contributing to workplace toxicity. A few years ago, I experienced a burnout. I’m better now, but it’s not …

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How to Burnout

You know, as learning and performance professionals, we should know better. I don’t know whether it’s our drive, our creativity, our passion, or just our desperation (the majority of us are not paid well), but we sure do like to work in crazy environments. Aren’t we supposed to be the experts in meeting human needs to increase learning and performance? …