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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

XL5G3 Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, NX2V1, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 041: Preventing and Dealing with Burnout in Web Development



Apr 11th, 2018

Preventing and Dealing with Burnout in Web Development

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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 of 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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