CONCLUSION
Let’s Resculpt

By now you should have a pretty good understanding of what workaholism is, its prevalence, and the factors that reinforce it. Maybe you have discovered that you have some workaholic tendencies yourself, or that you work for a workaholic boss. Perhaps you now recognize that your organization is sending overwork signals that contradict its stated values. I’ve also covered some research-backed strategies for kicking your own workaholic habits, as well as addressing the ways in which your organization might foster and reinforce an overwork culture.

And still, the most important message to take away from all of this is that the research conclusively strikes down the myth that workaholism is a good thing—for individuals, ...

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