World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has officially declared “burnout” to be a medical condition.  It has been considered as a workplace issue for a number of years, and experts want employers to change their cultures.

A former NFL coach, Dick Vermeil of the Philadelphia Eagles, left his job due to what he called “burnout.”  It’s defined as a feeling of exhaustion, increased mental distance from a job, and reduced job performance.  Charlene Rymsha is a therapist who focuses on burnout.  She says more business leaders would do well to improve work-life balance for employees.