Burnout at work is a stress-related condition that can strike no matter the size or function of your organization. It can cause low productivity and high employee turnover—both leading to client dissatisfaction.

Training yourself to spot the signs of burnout early—and apply a few simple remedies—can help you avoid the downside of this pervasive workplace issue. What’s more, in the process, you will create a workplace that thrives.

It is a typical business day for a marketing professional. She arrives in the office, turns on her computer ready to use a special software to do her work. “Your software license is expired. Please contact the sales team of the software company.” is the message she sees. Frustrated, she immediately contacts the sales team of the software company to have the software license extended.