There’s one thing you learn from burnout: once you experience it, depression will never be far away. String a few failures together, or have a problem at home, and it’s easy to feel the shadows begin to blot out your view of the sun again.
Here are four lessons hard-learned:
2. Steward My Energy. A leader’s greatest assets is not time. It is energy. A person well rested and full of energy can accomplish more in four hours than a fatigued person can in four days. With energy, a father can share quality time with his children building huge and lifelong memories, that simply spending time with them while fatigued would never accomplish.