Friday, March 13, 2009

Good Advice for Workaholics


Are you a workaholic? Maybe you even take pride in that moniker and embrace it as evidencing a good work ethic.
If so, be sure to check out this great article by Karen Leland, titled 7 Worst Habits of Workaholics for some watercooler wisdom.

2 comments:

  1. I probably am a workaholic. Well, I don't know if I am actually driving by wanting to do too much or what. It's not like I don't know that spending more time spread among different task will likely water down the completeness of each task. I warm people all the time not to over commit. Yet I continuously find myself with too much to do. I don't know does that qualify as being a workaholic.

    I should be working on my website right now, but I am off in la la land commenting on being a workaholic.

    What am I going to do with me?

    I think I do things to get a break from doing other things. I work all day (driving a truck). After I get finished driving then I work on my website about driving a truck. Then when I get home I work on editing video from driving and about driving a truck.

    My friends tell me I need help. They say when I get home I am supposed to stop working. I say I am just paying my dues now so that I can relax a little later.

    Maybe I will find a healthy balance very soon. The sad thing is none of these task has a finish point. Everything is ongoing and could last til infinity. That's really not so good!

    Thinks for the space to vent. lol
    Hervy

    Very Nice Blogspot by the way!

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  2. Hervy, thanks for your post! You are not alone, and I find myself doing the same things. Since the work never seems to end, I find that it's important to disconnect from the computer and phones every once in a while and go outside to a park - even if just for a few minutes a day! We'd love to see your website, if you want to post the link. Safe travels to you in your journeys!

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