Preventing and Dealing with Burnout in Web Development


Scott and Wes Chat about burnout!

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Show Notes


  • What is burnout?
  • Losing Enthusiasm for web development
  • That Hustle


  • Why is being burnt out bad?
  • Putting off hobbies


  • How do you prevent burnout?
  • Farming out Work
  • Automating content
  • Busy work


  • Aggressively turn down meetings
  • Work to cut out busy work
  • Locus on Control
  • Managing Email and Notifications
  • Scrubbing Plates


  • Health and Nutrition
  • Sleep


  • Motivation
  • What to do when you just don't like the work you are working on
  • Small Wins
  • Learning new Things
  • Getting a new job
  • Taking Courses
  • Keeping Up With The Codeashians


  • Being overworked at work
  • Overtime


  • So you've burnt out, what do you do?
  • How do you reignite the spark?
  • Taking a day off
  • Delegating GitHub
  • Online chat with other developers
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