Written by Arief Kartolo & Christine Yip, edited by Lillie Sun

Everyone can burnout. But is the experience of burnout similar across age groups, gender and income levels? The answer is no. Here is what we know.

According to Statistics Canada, 1 in 4 Canadian employees reported feeling high levels of stress on a daily basis. While this data point is important to help us understand the scale of the problem, it does not help us determine why, who, or what is causing people to burnout. A corporate CEO and an individual who works shift work may share similar symptoms…


Written by Rebecca Lee, Lillie Sun & Christine Yip, edited by Crystal Li

With plans to work for home lasting longer than any of us expected, it’s time to buckle down and address some of the real challenges that come with it.

When the stay at home orders first came into play, many of us thought we’d get a chance to take a breath and slow down from our day-to-day grind. Some have. For others, that expected sigh of relief has yet to come. Though our work environments may have drastically changed in the last few months, the risks of…


Written by Arief Kartolo & Christine Yip, edited by Lillie Sun

They say knowledge is power — the sooner you can recognize the symptoms of burnout, the quicker you can take steps to resolve it.

At Organizations for Impact, we believe that awareness is the critical first step to preventing and addressing the risks of burnout. In this post, we’re sharing a statistically validated survey tool to help individuals identify and understand the symptoms associated with burnout, and provide leaders and managers with a tool to use to help manage a team that might be at high risk for burnout.

Awareness is the first step


Written by Arief Kartolo, edited by Lillie Sun & Christine Yip

With the end of the pandemic far from sight, it’s time to get used to WFH.

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Time works differently when you’re at home. While working from home is not a new concept, the outbreak of COVID-19 is causing many to work remotely for the first time in their careers. …


Written by Arief Kartolo & Chrisine Yip, edited by Lillie Sun

Imagine sprinting your way through a 10 mile marathon, there’s no way you’ll make it out on top.

The stress of a workday is like a weight on your shoulders. Without giving yourself the appropriate time to rest and recover, the weight will continue to get heavier until finally, you realize you’re burnt out.

Our world has been transformed into a globalized and technologically-advanced environment, where time zones and workspaces no longer act as boundaries to getting things done. We have an almost infinite access to resources and can…


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By Christine Yip, Founder of Organizations for Impact

“ It was there that I first felt a passion for my work and a connection to my colleagues. Each and every one of us cared about people and work and worked hard to understand how we could make work better.”

My early years can be quickly summed up by one word — change. My father’s job in the telecom industry took us all across the country. We lived in three provinces and went through five city moves by the time I entered the 6th grade. While this meant new schools and…


Photo by Raw Pixel from Unsplash

By Christine Yip, Founder of Organizations for Impact

“ It was there that I first felt a passion for my work and a connection to my colleagues. Each and every one of us cared about people and work and worked hard to understand how we could make work better.”

My early years can be quickly summed up by one word — change. My father’s job in the telecom industry took us all across the country. We lived in three provinces and went through five city moves by the time I entered the 6th grade. While this meant new schools and…

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