Management can be a wonderfully rewarding profession. The ability to uplift and encourage our teams can give immense fulfillment. A manager’s job is often to take care of everyone and everything. We have definite struggles within the profession and those struggles By identifying difficult areas that are unique to the management profession we can work to ensure that we don’t begin to have symptoms of burnout and compassion fatigue. In this lecture I hope to be able to pinpoint areas that can contribute to negative emotions. I also will be discussing strategic coping methods to address our work/life balance and mental health.