Best 8 Quotes & Tweets on Burnout

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1

How to keep the momentum while working hard: - Don't burn out - Pick fun projects - Don't be a single point of failure - Spread your knowledge - Delegate - Fire yourself from boring jobs - Pair on projects, don't get stuck - Take staycations - Solve the little problems first

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

2

If you have a burnt out employee that has stuck with you for a while that you value, try this: Give them a paid trip to anywhere in the world for as many weeks as they need to recover. If they come back & stay, great! If they leave, you're both better off. Don't retain a zombie.

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

3

Startup people get obsessed about their work and can burnout as a result. Healthy obsession starts with personal habits that prevent you from burning out.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

4

How do you avoid burnout? It’s quite straightforward: You sacrifice everything that leads to chronic burnout. You’ll likely make less money, get fewer opportunities, learn fewer things, dent your social status, retire later, etc. But at least you won’t hate your life.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

5

Note to self: High standards will make you stand out. Perfectionism will make you burn out.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

6

There’s a difference between having high standards and being a perfectionist. Having high standards will make you stand out. Being a perfectionist will make you burn out.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

7

If you’re not sure how much you’re working, ask those around you. Your friends and family know the answer.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

8

One thing I am starting to realize is if you can’t get either, the founder is better off cutting burn and starting over (or shutting down) One of the hardest convos in the life of any startup Sometimes you just know. But sometimes your friends have to nudge you. Never easy.

Garry Tan

Garry Tan

@garrytan