After publishing my essay on Burnout, I found a gap in a burnout risk calculator tooling without sharing information with other parties while maintaining records of previous results. That triggered creation of a simple risk calculator to make it easier for people to evaluate themselves from time to time and see improvement (or not).  I used the best no-code tool out there: Google Sheets! There are 20 questions scattered over 4 categories: Emotional Exhaustion Work-Life Balance Work Environment Support & Personal Growth There are 5 questions for each category. The answers are from “Strongly Disagree” to “Strongly Agree.” After answering

Over time and with more life responsibilities, I’ve found it hard to stay in touch with my network. Outside of working hours, there is always something to do around the house, from fixing stuff to going over the bills to spending time with your significant other. Those activities have a sense of urgency in them. They can easily through you off of less urgent but important matters such as socialization.  I was reading this article when it hit me that I haven’t been in touch with my old friends and colleagues for a while. At work, I’m preaching to use automation