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It turns out working around the clock won't kill you — unless you're a specific personality type

It turns out working around the clock won't kill you — unless you're a specific personality type
Business Insider
By Shana Lebowitz
Published: September 8, 2017

Right after grad school, I worked for a super small, super new startup. When I joined, there weren't more than 10 of us on the team, and everybody had to fill multiple roles just to keep the company afloat.

A few months into my new gig, a friend visited and saw me clacking away on my laptop before bed. "You get work emails at 11 p.m.?!" he asked me.
Well, yes — but I'd never stopped to think about it. It didn't bother me that I never really disconnected from the office — I enjoyed my work and I was thrilled to help grow the company.

This exchange with my friend came back to me as I was reading a paper, published in the Academy of Management Discoveries and highlighted in The Wall Street Journal, that debunks the myth that working long hours will necessarily kill you.

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