It’s difficult to set those boundaries, because we're all one instant message away. People send a Slack or text message here and there, and then it's like people start to assume everyone's available 24 hours a day to work on the 15 projects that we plan to finish this quarter. That piece has weighed on me, because burnout is real.
Burnout is very real. I've been creating loyalty on my team by being super empathetic. When an organization is still in the process of growing into what will be an enterprise-size company, it’s tough to drive as if you already have the same capacity or resources that an enterprise does. Shockwaves from that hit the team and it shows. They’ll say, “Do you know how much we have on our plates?” You have to shift your leadership style based on the current situation in order to drive productivity and get the results that you want.
Yes, that's what's best for employees.71%
No, that would disrupt business.28%