Sustain Archives

Sustain Archives

Archive of Sustain, my weekly newsletter with strategies with the tools and courage to work without burnout.
May
19
The third peak and the cautionary tale of workplace flexibility

The third peak and the cautionary tale of workplace flexibility

Flexibility has led to great outcomes for employees. But we need to tread carefully as work creeps closer to bedtime.
2 min read
May
12
Run your own race

Run your own race

You may see those around you sprinting ahead in the short term. But work’s a long race.
2 min read
Apr
28
Using a challenge to take on burnout

Using a challenge to take on burnout

We think burnout only comes from overwork. But there’s something else that creates conditions for burnout.
2 min read
Apr
21
Choose to grow in nutrient-rich soil, not junky dirt

Choose to grow in nutrient-rich soil, not junky dirt

Using a centuries-old farming approach as our guide, we explore the connection between regenerative farming and burnout.
3 min read
Apr
14
Those who take all their PTO are more likely to get promoted

Those who take all their PTO are more likely to get promoted

Don’t leave any time off and you’re more likely to get promoted, a study finds.
2 min read
Apr
07
The best companies of the future will be anti-racist and anti-burnout

The best companies of the future will be anti-racist and anti-burnout

While DEI and well-being are separate issues, here’s why they must be solved together at work.
2 min read
Mar
31
Why you shouldn’t be afraid to ask for more time

Why you shouldn’t be afraid to ask for more time

You might feel inferior asking for more time but your boss would rather have the best work, a new study shows
2 min read
Mar
24
The time is now for hobbies

The time is now for hobbies

If you wonder what else to be doing besides work, read this.
3 min read
Mar
17
Why you should stop fighting the seasons and adapt to them

Why you should stop fighting the seasons and adapt to them

Don't aim for consistency all year. Aim for what's right for the time of year.
2 min read
Mar
10
What to do when you’re overwhelmed by life

What to do when you’re overwhelmed by life

If the 2020s have taught us anything it’s that we need a playbook for dealing with life when it’s too much. Here’s my approach.
3 min read