We have discussed the causes and risk factors of burnout. But what exactly is burnout? And how do you recognise the initial signs in your team members? Kim discusses the above in this video:
Before an individual suffers from long-term burnout, they may initially experience some early signs of severe stress. These signs do not only manifest in a mental or physical capacity, they can also be recognised in the workplace by a change in behaviour.
Grab a (digital) pen and paper…
1. What was your biggest takeaway from the video? What stress symptoms did you discover as the early signs of burnout?
Write down your findings and take a moment to reflect.
2. Keeping your team member(s ) in mind, reflect on any behavioural changes you may have observed recently.
What are the less obvious signs that you could also watch out for? Write those down and take a moment for reflection.