Burnout is officially a “syndrome.” What comes next?

The results of chronic stress in the workplace have been getting a lot of attention this week. First, we learned that the World Health Organization (WHO) officially redefined the term "burnout" as a "syndrome" resulting from chronic workplace stress in their handbook of diseases. Despite some reporting, the WHO previously included burnout in their handbook …

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Brit Marling, The OA and Commoditization of Creativity

"At some point if you stop living a life of risk and failure and adventure alongside your storytelling life, eventually your storytelling only becomes about the art of storytelling." - Brit Marling, as-told-to Sam Fragoso Brit Marling is my favorite artist right now. She’s the creator, writer and actor in Netflix’s most interesting show, The …

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Elizabeth Holmes – Embodiment of Modern Corporate Leadership

Elizabeth Holmes is having a moment in the media landscape right now - although it's not the type of moment most of us would see as triumphant. Over the last several years she's gone from the darling of Silicon Valley to a pariah. And with the release of HBO's new documentary on her rise and …

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Required Skill: Advanced Training in Breath Holding

I've been rethinking my path in life. My career. My goals. Where I want to be in 10 years. And I think I wrote an opening statement for my resume that will help snag the next great, suffocating, corporate gig. Summary: Marketing professional with lifelong training in breath-holding; extensive experience freediving into nothingness with an …

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