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  • • By far the most important factor in burnout is organisational culture.
  • • Organisational culture is the set of commonly accepted and key assumptions held by members of an organisation.
  • • In a boxing match between culture and strategy, put your money on culture to win by a knockout, every time.
  • • Organisational culture contributes to burnout in three ways:
  • • Excessive collaboration.
  • • Poor time management and boundaries.
  • • Overloading the most capable.
  • • Burnout happens as a result of many daily workplace experiences.
  • • To minimise burnout, change these daily experiences.
  • • Psychological safety is a key factor in minimising burnout risk.
  • • Practical things you can do to minimise burnout include:
  • • Keep meetings to a minimum and manage them well.
  • • Improve boundaries and time management.
  • • Take care of your most capable people.


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