A Gallup survey found that on average Americans work 47 hours per week. Entrepreneurs frequently work more than that, which can lead to physical and emotional strain.
Starting a new business is exciting, but eventually, the honeymoon phase will be over. Daily stress and repetitive work will take over; everyday responsibilities can begin to wear one down and can become overwhelming.
If you start to notice symptoms such as chronic fatigue and exhaustion, irritability and decreased productivity, problems concentrating, and many more such symptoms, it may well be a sign of an early onset of burnout.