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Burnout: How to stay on top of your game

 Burnout is real if you are constantly performing at high levels (Shutterstock)

Constantly being a high-achieving individual can be stressful if you don’t find a proper balance.

While it can be gratifying to always be on top of your game, the danger of burnout is real if you are constantly performing at high levels. Here’s how to find balance without reducing your output.

Learn how to say no

Only take on what you can do well. Being selective prevents you getting overwhelmed and overworked.


A major proponent of high achievers is understanding what you can do well and delegating the rest. Surround yourself with people whose talents enhance yours.

 Understand what you can do well and delegating the rest (Shutterstock)
Be prompt

Avoiding procrastination avoids pressure mounting when you have multiple deadlines due at once.

Read extensively

Staying informed keeps you ahead of trends. Remaining knowledgeable helps you address even the most unexpected challenges.

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