With Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to be commonplace in the workforce by 2017 according to a recent Gartnerreport, and our obsession with smartphones as this Business Insider report suggests, it is very easy to get burnt out with the “Always On” syndrome.
This syndrome is especially challenging for those who telework or who work from home.
You know what I’m talking about.
- Sneaking those email messages when your kid is reading a book to you
- Texting your brilliant idea to a colleague at 9:00 at night so you don’t forget it
- Agreeing to take that 7pm call while picking your kid up from practice, just because you can with your bluetooth-enabled car
It is important to remember that burnout can come out of nowhere and hit you hard. But here are a three simple tricks you can implement to help avoid burnout from “Always On” syndrome.