Over 50 in Consulting

How to deal with the never ending exhaustion? Started consulting at the age of 33, and 20 years later chronically tired and impacting my motivation/drive both professionally and personally. Help!

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PTO doesn’t help. I’ve taken 2 weeks off and About two weeks after returning from PTO, I’m right back where I started

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Deloitte can do that to you - with due respect. On another note, have you looked at opportunities in the industry? That could be an option. When you reach a certain point of exhaustion - consulting ( especially the big 4 kind) is not viable. And why should you even try to make it “work “.

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Are you a Partner?

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Exercise usually helps me a lot!

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I feel you. I finally stopped traveling after 20 years on the road. And, I also got stuck at Director. I was able to transfer to a group/location that does mostly local work, but I think moving to industry is the way to go now.

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