Believe it or not, Some Workaholics people do have fun…

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Maybe being a “workaholic” is not as bad as everyone thinks.

The term “workaholic” is generally used in a negative context. But perhaps its reputation is undeserved. If you are driven to work extremes by an external force, such as your employer or even a financial reward, then it is more akin to slavery. But if you are driven to work extremes by an internal force, such as the desire to make something truly great and innovative, your motivation is achievement.

External rewards such as money can only drive people so far. However, the pursuit of a great achievement is a far more powerful force that can drive people beyond the known limits of mankind. After all, it wasn’t a pot of gold that motivated man to put people on the moon; it was patriotism, pride, achievement, and a dash of adventure.

So, if people say you are a workaholic, try to identify what is motivating you. External drivers will only lead to exhaustion. Internal factors will bring joy and satisfaction. These are the workaholics that have more fun.

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