Boreout – What to do?
Boreout: What to do?
Self-knowledge is the first step. If you have the feeling to suffer from Boreout, you should document them first, for yourself, honestly, how one spends his working days. The technician health insurance recommends that to answer these questions honestly: How much is actually Apparent? What is particularly boring? And what makes it fun?Initiative is the second step. In an interview with the boss, you should try to formulate the Situation in a positive and explain that you can have more and new tasks would be. Suggestions and ideas should be prepared. “No longer can motivate a victim to put energy into his Job, it is time for clear words to the supervisor to change the work situation or for a career change,“ it says in the TK.
An application for a different position in the company, a training in an interesting field connected with perspective to apply in a different company or even industry can be approaches for a change. It is important also to find a mentally demanding compensation in leisure.
“In Germany, but also well-trained people will be required to work too much,“ says business psychologist Christian Dormann, University of Mainz. Who could not but shape his work, or just uninteresting projects assigned to get, and the’ve enough work, but he was developing a dislike of the activities, and it could come to a paradoxical Situation: The boss has a tendency to Burnout, because he does not want to delegate important tasks to the employees length of bore, because he get to do anything interesting and will bear no responsibility.
For Rothlin and Werder, there are three key elements for job satisfaction: meaning, time and finally money. The three together make the quality salary that goes beyond the financial aspect, of course. If all three elements are sufficient and well-balanced available, you need to have in front of Boreout no fear. That money alone does not of itself permanently satisfied, in relation to the work, not a truism of life. The usefulness is missing, namely, what to do, not enough Motivation money in the long term.
A major recommendation of the authors is: “ask yourself early on in your life, whether you are interested in what you want to do, really.“ In any case, you should accept an unsatisfactory Situation, but the individual needs. Because Boreout is an individual phenomenon that can only be managed.
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- Boreout – Definition and symptoms
- Boreout Strategies
- Boreout – What to do?