7 things unsuccessful people do over holiday breaks
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Most people throughout the country will take some time off around the holidays this year.
If you're one of those people, you've got to make sure that you're not squandering your precious time off.
Business Insider spoke with Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job
" about the major mistakes professionals make while on break.
Here are some behaviors to avoid:
1. They stay completely connected to work
2. They don't unwind
3. They feel guilty about rewarding themselves
4. They check in often
5. They do nothing
6. They go overboard
7. They ignore friends and family