Sylvia Kernke ran a “hamster wheel” until a friend warned her: You are addicted to work.
Today, the marketing professor and coach helps others draw strength from failure.
You once wrote a very personal sentence: "At 50 I was faced with the ruins of my life".
When I was 50, I made a
fresh start, both
professionally and privately.
After 18 years my marriage was in crisis.
I downsized my marketing agency to a minimum, organized couples therapies together, and mainly worked on saving my marriage.
A friend had previously warned you that you were "addicted to work".
Was she right?
Job addiction is particularly tricky.
Because many people praise you for being so hard-working.
If my girlfriend hadn't shaken me up, I'd probably be looking at the radishes from below today.