Is too much of hard work making you a workaholic? In the New York Times article ” When Hard Work Becomes Overwork”, Diane M. Fassel, author of “Working Ourselves to Death” and chief executive of Newmeasures, which conducts employee satisfaction surveys, describes a workaholic as one who is “addicted to incessant activity”.

Most workaholics are either perfectionists, have a need for control or a combination of both, said Gayle Porter, an associate professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business in Camden, N.J., who has studied workaholism.

Hard work becomes over work when no boundaries are set and relationships are effected. When people close to you feel neglected.

Habits are easily formed and becoming a workaholic is one of the easiest habits to get hooked into!

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