Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Re-energizing the team following burnout, part of Managing Teams.
The challenges of competition in the marketplace often create a lot of …pressure on people inside organizations to work relentlessly. …Even in positive work cultures filled with high performing teams, you will …inevitably encounter periods where teams experience a low in positive emotion. …A low in terms of motivation and productivity, what is sometimes called …team burnout. Burnout is a state of emotional, mental …and physical exhaustion caused by excessive stress and long hours, even …when they were all in service of creating huge successes.…
If you notice a serious dip in motivation and work engagement, carefully begin …examining your team members. Ask yourself if you're seeing any of …these signs of team burnout. Statements that the work seems chaotic or …always under pressure. Team members who seem to be fatigued and …exhausted all the time. People expressing a feeling of no longer …making a difference. The presence of increased procrastination …and less social interaction. A sharp increase in negative attitudes …
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