10 Clues That You're a Workaholic

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 09-15-2010 Print
You've attained your current career status because you've worked hard all of your professional life to get there, right? Congrats. But in today's 24/7 business environment, it's easier than ever to immerse yourself in all work, all the time. If you're at the point where your responsibilities consume you, then you know what we're talking about. Sure, there are obvious trouble signs, starting with the number of hours that you spend at work. But there are other, more subtle behavioral traits that are equally important to examine when it comes to evaluating whether your dedication to work is leading you down to path to long-term mental, emotional and even physical damage. CIO Insight consulted with author/executive coach David Krueger, M.D., a former clinical professor of psychiatry. Dr. Krueger now serves as CEO of MentorPath, which specializes in career enhancement for CIOs and other senior executives. Here are 10 "trouble signs" to be wary of in yourself and your employees. Want more? Check out these lifestyle changes that can help break the cycle, and improve your professional performance in the process.

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