Preventing and Dealing with Burnout in Web Development — Syntax Podcast 041

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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

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

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

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

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

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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

01:50

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

7:00

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

12:30

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

18:00

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

24:00

  • Health and Nutrition
  • Sleep

27:00

  • 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

37:00

  • Being overworked at work
  • Overtime

41:00

  • 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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