Really interesting piece here on being a workaholic and whether or not we are addicted to work.
For family business leaders where there is a responsibility to the family, employees and stakeholders, and even more so if your name is above the door, there may be a reluctance to stand back and let go. Social media may also be part of the problem but there are steps that can be taken to minimise the amount of time devoted to work.
A good insight and some good practical points that some family business owners might do well to heed.
For many of us, working simply feels good. But just because it feeds your ego or makes you feel important, that doesn’t mean it’s actually good for you. How do you break the cycle of working long hours at the office and constantly checking email at home? How do you persuade those around you — similarly work-obsessed colleagues or a demanding boss — that working all the time isn’t healthy? How can you reset the expectations of your manager and coworkers?