Recognizing these phases is crucial for early intervention and prevention of burnout because burnout can have serious consequences for your well-being and professional life. Research consistently shows that workplace burnout has wide-ranging negative consequences for both individual employees and organizations. Harvard Business Review estimates the annual healthcare spending due to workplace burnout is anywhere from $125 billion to $190 billion. In the book, "The Burnout Challenge," co-written with Michael P. Leiter, Maslach and Leiter offer a solutions-focused approach to combating workplace burnout. To be a great manager for your marketing teams, here are six ways to combat burnout that address Maslach’s misalignments.