Workaholics in your workplace, how do you deal with them?

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Workaholics in your workplace, how do you deal with them?

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If you have workaholics in your place of business, how do you deal with them?

We have a few, including one in a very senior role with the ear of executive mgmt who makes a point of subtely, and sometimes not subtely, letting everyone know he works 7 days a week...implying that others should be doing the same. He makes a point of passive aggressively calling out people who are off on vacation (he works on vacation).

I've often viewed my BH approach of investing for retirement starting in my mid 20s as the solution to avoid having to do this. I don't live for work, I have outside interests that are more important to me.

I've always wondered if the workaholics are going to be lost on that first day they wake up with no job to go to. Or maybe they'll just work into the grave.

In any case, I've taken the approach of ignoring the workaholics as much as possible and staying out of their groups.
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