Are You a Workaholic?

Read the statements below and select which option best describes the the degree to which you agree with each statement. Then click submit to view your score to see whether or not you’re a workaholic.

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1. I prefer to do most things rather than ask for help.


2. I get impatient when I have to wait for someone else or when something takes too long.


3. I seem to be in a hurry, racing against the clock.


4. I get irritated when I’m interrupted while I’m in the middle of something.


5. I stay busy with many irons in the fire.


6. I enjoy multitasking with two or three activities at once such as eating lunch, working online, or returning emails.


7. I overcommit myself by biting off more than I can chew.


8. I feel guilty when I’m not working on something.


9. It’s important that I see the concrete results of my work.


10. I’m more interested in the final result of my work than in the process.


11. Things don’t move fast enough or get done fast enough at work to suit me.


12. I lose my temper when things don’t go my way or work out to suit me.


13. I ask the same question over again without realizing it after I’ve already been given the


14. I work in my head and think about future projects while tuning out the here and now.


15. I continue working after my coworkers have called it quits.


16. I get angry when people don’t meet my standards of perfection on the job.


17. I get upset at work when I’m not in control.


18. I tend to put myself under pressure from self-imposed work deadlines.


19. It’s hard for me to relax when I’m not working.


20. I spend more time working than socializing with friends or enjoying hobbies or leisure


21. I dive into projects to get a head start before plans have been finalized.


22. I get upset with myself for making even the smallest mistake on the job.


23. I put more thought, time, and energy into work than into relationships with loved ones
and friends.


24. I forget, ignore, or minimize celebrations such as birthdays, reunions, anniversaries, or


25. I make important job decisions before getting all the facts and thinking them through.


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