Burnout among software professionals is far more widespread than many would like to admit. It can sneak up on you. At first, you might dread going in to work each day. You find that can barely focus enough to get through the day and struggle with tasks that should be simple for you. It starts there and gets much worse. What are some of the things that cause you to burn out? In this session, Santosh Hari will draw from personal experiences and have a frank and productive discussions on some of the well-known, and not so well-known causes of burn out, how to recognize the symptoms, how to avoid getting burned out and some tricks on coping.