workaholic


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workaholic

n. someone who is obsessed with work. Jerry is a workaholic. He can’t enjoy a vacation.
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When you are not able to completely disconnect yourself from work, for example all your important clients and co-workers have your cell number and your laptop is never out of sight, in case you need to log in at a moment's notice, even then you are a workaholic.
The following steps may help prepare a friend or loved one interested in confronting a workaholic.
Speaking to Gulf News, she says, "I didn't realise I am a workaholic till people pointed it out.
If we categorize the "style" of the workaholic we find many of the following characteristics:
Although their three-cluster solution found a cluster that matched Spence and Robbins' (1992) conceptualization of the workaholic, Aziz and Zickar (2006) stressed the importance of considering definable worker types in future research.
Often the workaholic does make others who work around them question their own work pattern and style which may result in those who are easily influenced falling into the same trap.
One of the basic tenets of this model is that workaholic behaviors are a set of progressive, maladaptive behaviors that worsen over time.
chairman and principal of The Lightstone Group, commented, "I'm a workaholic, and they didn't believe me when I told them I was going to Disney World.
Apparently there are more and more such anti-family employers, as Americans now surpass even the famously workaholic Japanese in annual hours on the job.
The late GEORGE ALLEN, football's all-time workaholic, on his theory of leisure: "The five or six hours after 12 a.
To top it all off, her mother, a former workaholic lawyer, has decided to be a stay-at-home mom, and watches the Food Network all day.
Enhanced with references, useful links on the web, additional recommended reading materials, and a "user friendly" index, The Culprit And The Cure is especially well written for the non-specialist general reader concerned with improving their physical health and avoiding the consequences of a flawed and all-to-traditional American couch-potato, advertising driven, workaholic lifestyle.
According to Langley, Weill's volatile personality--he is in many ways tyrannical, gluttonous, a workaholic, explosive yet loyal, with indefatigable energy and superhuman ambition--could be raw material for a novel.
Research indicates that the family of origin contributes greatly to the development of the workaholic, and the roots of the workaholic's perfectionism often lie in childhood experiences.
By means of an ad in the Tulsa World newspaper, the church extended a special welcome to: "single, twice-divorced, under 30, gay, filthy rich, black and proud, poor as dirt, can't sing, no habla Ingles, married with pets, older than God, more Catholic than the pope, workaholic, bad speller, screaming babies, three-times divorced, passive-aggressive, obsessive-compulsive, tourists, seekers, doubters, bleeding hearts .