When the Thrill Is Gone

Steven Berglas studies burnout in highly successful people. Here, he talks about how it happens -- and how to get over it

You make a six-figure salary, work in an office with a view, and park your car in a space that's reserved for you. But when your assistant goes home for the night, and it's just you and your framed degrees on the wall, you catch yourself staring into space and wondering: Is this all there is?

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