Is the Burnout Myth One Big Excuse?

by Inc.

burnout mythYahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer believes the burnout myth is nothing more than resentment over time mismanagement.

Jessica Stillman of Inc. writes that, according to new Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, the burnout myth is just that: pure fiction. “I really don’t believe in burnout,” Mayer said, and instead believes that burnout myth is a result of “resentment.” You feel burned out when you know “what matters to you so much that if you don’t get it that you’re resentful.” As long as you’re around for the moments that matter most to you in your life, Mayer believes, then you can work any amount of time and still be fine. Read the full article on Marissa Mayer’s take on the burnout myth, and decide for yourself whether or not you think she’s on to something.