The double-edged sword of work fatigue Humor to mask the pain or to enjoy the success? Best thing overheard today while discussing leadership -Spend each day becoming a better person. This can lead to continuous improvement fatigue. Not improving can lead to mediocrity fatigue. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.