A cursory glance over LinkedIn or Twitter will yield any number of generic ‘motivational’ posts, designed to inspire and encourage workers to perform at their best; however, do these posts actually spread positivity, or are they actively encouraging workers to push themselves too hard?
An op-ed published by Journalist Matt Chittock on the Metro this morning stated that although such quotes may be intended to simply inspire, constantly pressuring workers into dedicating all their time and energy into their work is in fact only promoting a culture of burnout and poor work-life balance.
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