Some claim millennials are lazy and entitled – unable to do basic tasks that older adults have just gotten on with for years. Anne Helen Petersen, senior culture writer for Buzzfeed News, rejects those labels. Milllennials like herself, she argues, are merely trying their best to navigate trends like skyrocketing student loans and an underpaying, perk-free gig economy. Millennials will likely not be the only ones who feel that her insights and observations are almost painfully on the nose.
As a seasoned project manager who has experienced burnout, Lynn Winter is supremely qualified to comment on why project managers are vulnerable and how they can help themselves. She is relatable, admitting that she ignored her stress for years before taking steps to reduce it. Winter’s advice is simple and practical. She encourages you to take control of one small, achievable area at a time. Her conviction that you deserve better is hard to oppose. The only logical response to her steady beacon of positivity is to get some exercise, take time off and feel better.