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Does anybody else feel like half the reason you get burnt out and restless is because of a lack of patience? I think I'm beginning to fully understand and accept that I have a 2-year max shelf life for every role I'm in before I start getting bored and unmotivated, and am ALWAYS concerned with getting to the next step, even if I'm still learning and growing in my current role. I lack patience elsewhere in my life, too, but it's definitely more pronounced in my career satisfaction.

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Nope. I left for industry last year and my job is easy as hell. Sometimes I feel bored as hell. But I'm not burnt out at all. If anything, I'm rejuvenated. And apparently the bar is so low that even though I'm slacking, I'll probably get promoted to director after only one year with the company and two years of consulting experience post-MBA. Consulting is a serious grind. Not everywhere else is.

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I'm at a midsize public tech company. BizOps type of role. I mainly put together business cases for a few VPs to get executive approval for whatever they need to grow their parts of the business.

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Also seems to be a generational thing, shorter patience and attention span.

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Definitely me! Don’t know how to overcome it just yet..

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