The Cult of Overwork (And How to Avoid It)

Ty Fujimura
Dec 12, 2018 · 1 min read

It was the worst sales call I’ve ever had. I normally felt comfortable talking to prospects about my web design firm, Cantilever, but this time I was inexplicably nervous. I was sweaty and dry-mouthed, stumbling over my words and struggling to hit my normal cues. The lead was a great fit, and they were referred to us by a satisfied Cantilever client, but I was losing them. I cut off my guests mid-sentence, yet left awkward pauses between my own. Being uncomfortable, I let the conversation die out quickly without even making the case for hiring us, practically suggesting that the client not bother.

What was different? I was overworking.

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Ty Fujimura

Written by

CEO @ Cantilever. We make warm, welcoming websites – the new WWW. 👉 https://cantilever.co

Cantilever

We have MOVED! You can now find our blog here https://cantilever.co/blog

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