Stop deifying the workaholic

Ted Bauer
7 min readJun 11, 2022

We tend to have an attitude, at least in America, that being a workaholic is a good thing. It’s virtuous. You’re a hard worker. You’re successful. You achieve things. You focus your attention in the right areas, especially if you’re a man. You eat what you kill, goddamn it!

The workaholic is often deified. We think it might not be that way for millennials — The Uber Generation, chasing freelance — but millennials

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Ted Bauer

Mostly write about work, leadership, friendship, masculinity, male infertility, and some other stuff along the way. It's a pleasure to be here.