How I Quit Burnout Archives

How I Quit Burnout Archives

Archives of How I Quit Burnout, my newsletter on specific strategies I use daily to avoid burnout inside and outside of work
Oct
04
Manage your second shift. Build a wall between work and sleep.

Manage your second shift. Build a wall between work and sleep.

If your normal workday is a wall of meetings, your evening is likely dedicated to work. How to keep it from impacting your sleep.
2 min read
Sep
27
Take work off your phone to find focus, quality

Take work off your phone to find focus, quality

Your phone is your property. Treat it as such.
2 min read
Sep
20
How to spend 10 hours (or less!) in meetings a week

How to spend 10 hours (or less!) in meetings a week

Meetings suck. Here's how to have less of them.
2 min read
Sep
13
Take disconnected breaks to help you go further

Take disconnected breaks to help you go further

Your brain can't work for 8 hours straight. So get out and give it what it wants.
2 min read
Sep
06
Create an EOD ritual to turn off your work brain

Create an EOD ritual to turn off your work brain

When your laptop is closed for the day, so are you.
2 min read
Aug
30
Work when you work, don’t when you don’t

Work when you work, don’t when you don’t

Just because work is at home and you have flexibility doesn't mean you should always be logged on.
2 min read
Aug
23
Three priorities are all that’s needed to get a promotion

Three priorities are all that’s needed to get a promotion

Ditch the quantity mindset and lean into quality to get your next promotion.
2 min read
Aug
16
Don’t go faster just because you can

Don’t go faster just because you can

Once you show you can go quicker, you're going to be rewarded with more work.
2 min read
Aug
09
Asking for more time is not a sign of weakness

Asking for more time is not a sign of weakness

Your boss wants high-quality work and that takes time. Ask for it.
2 min read
Aug
02
How to configure tech so you don't interrupt focused work

How to configure tech so you don't interrupt focused work

It takes 25 minutes to regain your concentration. Here's how to keep from losing it in the first place
2 min read