High performers shed outside distractions and focus on the task at hand.
“I’m a recovering workaholic,” I admit, looks similar to high performance on the outside — but they’re actually nothing alike.
I have spent a great deal of time doing research and conducting experiments on myself to understand the difference between workaholism and high performance. I found that while they both look like hard work, the big difference is how the individual feels on the inside about who they are in relationships with their work,
A high performer works hard in “healthy sustainable ways and feels happy and inspired, Meanwhile, a workaholic “works hard in unhealthy unsustainable ways and feels unhappy and burned out.” Don’t forget to check out the coming article.