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The Recovering Workaholics

Jun 26, 2019

If you're sick of saying, "I'm so overwhelmed!" this episode is for you. Sam Bennett helps creative people get unstuck so they can do their best work. She's the author of Get It Done and Start Right Where You Are, and in this episode, she gives us her advice for making time for work that energizes you.

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Jun 19, 2019

When it comes to setting goals, we think a lot about how we want to feel once we achieve them, but very little about how we want to feel while working toward them. 

In The Desire Map, author Danielle LaPorte suggests an alternative: making goals centered around what she calls your "core desired feelings." 

 

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Jun 12, 2019

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...


Jun 5, 2019

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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May 29, 2019

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...