Workaholics aren’t heroes.

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Jason Fried and Heinemeier Hansson (co-creaters of Basecamp) in their book Rework:

Workaholics aren’t heroes. They don’t save the day, they just use it up. The real hero is already home because she figured out a faster way to get things done.

(The illustration is from their book, too, and my real reason for this post: Just to share that bit of simple but brilliant communication.)

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