For Many Employees, A Dream Job Is One That Isn’t a Nightmare

And one more WSJ article! This ties into the stress factor mentioned in my last post. And here’s an article on burnout from CNET. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about job-related stress, and what I can do to minimize the amount of stress, both for myself and for the people who report to me. I really think I *do* like my job, though it’s challenging at times. I do get stressed out a lot. I’ve found that a quick afternoon trip to Starbucks helps out, if I’m feeling weird. And I try to shift gears between different projects often, if one particular thing is driving me nuts. And of course I try to remember the advice of people like David Allen and Randy Pausch, in terms of keeping things in perspective and keeping things organized.

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