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Overcoming Job Burnout: How to Renew Enthusiasm for Work
by Beverly A. Potter (Goodreads Author)
Job burnout is something that doesn't go away - especially in a chaotic economy. It is a kind of job depression caused by feelings of powerlessness - loss of control over one's work. The effect is devastating. The victim dreads going to work. Productivity falls and life becomes hell. Burnout is stressful, but it is not caused by stress. Going on a vacation provides relief ...more
Paperback, 238 pages
Published May 5th 2005 by Ronin Publishing
(first published January 1st 1980)
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I quit halfway through the book when I hadn't come across a single concept, idea, insight, etc. I didn't already know. It's 50% common-sense, and 50% experience, with lots of obviously made-up "quotes" from supposed people, who "talk" about their jobs but in most cases what they say isn't what someone in that field would say. Overall, no even a single gem found at the halfway mark, and that's when I move on to the next book.