In this episode of Big Questions, Short Answers, we’re talking about what it looks like when we push everything else aside so we can focus on work—often to our detriment. This is a huge problem that entrepreneurs struggle with in our “hustle” culture, so I’ve been doing some research lately to learn more.
Addiction is a serious condition and should be diagnosed by a doctor, but I’ll share some warning signs that it might be time to walk away from the laptop. If you are a workaholic like me, this list will hit close to home.
At the end of the episode, I share some ideas I’ve found for combatting the constant urge to work (including literally pinning my arms down). Tune in for ideas that might help you think about something other than work (at least for a minute).
If you like this episode, check out these resources.
- Quiz: Am I a workaholic?
- Podcast: Are you productive or just “busy?”
- Podcast: Why ‘no’ should be your favorite word
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