Chained to the Desk (Third Edition): A Guidebook for by Bryan E. Robinson

By Bryan E. Robinson

american citizens love a difficult employee. the employee who toils eighteen-hour days and eats food at the run among appointments is generally seen with a mixture of admire and awe. yet for lots of, this way of life results in kin difficulties, a decline in paintings productiveness, and eventually to actual and psychological collapse. Intended for somebody touched by way of what Robinson calls “the best-dressed challenge of the twenty-first century,” Chained to the Desk provides an within examine workaholism’s influence on those that dwell and paintings with paintings addicts—partners, spouses, youngsters, and colleagues—as good because the acceptable concepts for clinicians who deal with them. Originally released in 1998, this groundbreaking booklet from best-selling writer and commonly revered kinfolk therapist Bryan E. Robinson was once the 1st complete portrait of the workaholic. during this new and completely up to date 3rd variation, Robinson attracts on thousands of case experiences from his personal unique learn and years of scientific perform. The agonies of workaholism have grown the entire more difficult in a global the place the pc, mobile phone, and iPhone permit twenty-four-hour entry to the workplace, even on weekends and from holiday spots. grownup young ones of workaholics describe their formative years discomfort and the lifelong legacies they nonetheless hold, and the spouses or companions of workaholics exhibit the isolation and loneliness in their vacant relationships. Employers and company colleagues talk about the associated fee to the corporate whilst workaholism dominates the workplace. Chained to the Desk both counsels and consoles. It presents a step by step advisor to aid readers spot workaholism, realize it, and recover.

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