Urgency Culture Leads to Burn Out
We’re living in a society that demands that we’re in a constant state of urgency.
Recognizing this auto-pilot way of doing things gives us a pause to shift our pace so we can slow down and choose differently.
Definition of Urgency Culture
Urgency Culture operates in a constant state of doing, reactivity, and speed at the expense of quality and being.
Characteristics of Urgency Culture
1. Every task is a top priority which ends up limiting our creativity and problems solving abilities
3. High performance feeds our self-worth so then self-confidence is attached to external validation
3. Symptoms can include:
4. Expecting immediate results or quick fixes
5. Black/white thinking including:
6. More is better
7. Our auto-pilot becomes a constant state of doing