Wednesday, June 12, 2019

#12: How Negotiation Helps You Work Smarter


Negotiating is crucial for workaholics, who have a tendency to say yes to everything. Negotiating your time, salary, and workload gives have more control over your work situation. And that control gives you the freedom to decide on your own relationship with work. In this episode, we cover a number of strategies for successful negotiating.

 

Show notes:

Secrets of Six-Figure Women by Barbara Stanny

Tandem Anchoring: Information and politeness effects of range offers in social exchange by Malia Mason

Ladies Get Paid

Payscale

Glassdoor

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

#11: Being a Workaholic Parent


What does it look like when workaholics become parents? In this episode, working mom-of-four Rebecca Ford sheds some light on the myth of "having it all." She tells us what it's like to balance an obsession with work – which often feels like freedom – with being present at home. 

 

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

#10: The Burden of Being a Control Freak


Being a control freak and being a workaholic go hand in hand. When you're addicted to work – and when your work defines you – chances are, you have a hard time allowing others to contribute to the work you do. In this episode, we talk about learning to let go of our control freakery so we can have a healthier relationship with work.

Show notes:

Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less by Tiffany Dufu

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

#9: Workaholism vs. Work Addiction


In today's episode, we talk about the difference between being a "workaholic" and being legitimately addicted to work. We discuss research from psychologist Mark Griffiths, who defines six traits of behavioral addiction and how they relate to work.

Show notes:

Workaholics Anonymous

Work Addiction and "Workaholism" by Mark D. Griffiths, Ph.D.:

6 Traits of Behavioral Addictions

Is There Really Such a Thing as a "Workaholic"? by Jordan Weissmann

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