Handle a Bossy Co-worker

Do you have a co-worker who acts like they’re your boss or micromanage what you are doing? Perhaps they give you advice you didn’t ask for or insist on having things done their way? A bossy co-worker can cause conflicts, frustrate, make things difficult, or even interfere with your productivity. Before you lose your cool,…

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Boss Reject Ideas

Ever have a boss who says they want new ideas and then isn’t open to them? This can be frustrating, and in some cases, defeating. What to do when your boss rejects your ideas can actually be a chance to improve your communications style and preparation. Try these suggestions for preparing and presenting business ideas…

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Friends at Work

When you consider the amount of time you spend with your work colleagues, it’s natural that friendships may develop there. A Gallup study shows that 37% of people with a friend at work are more likely to report that someone at work encourages their development. Some of the benefits of having friends at work include…

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How to Get Respect

Definition of respect 1 : a relation or reference to a particular thing or situation remarks having respect to an earlier plan 2 : an act of giving particular attention : consideration 3 : high or special regard : esteem Giving and receiving respect in today’s environment seems to be very hard to find in…

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conflict at work

  Work can be the worst place to deal with conflict of any kind. Especially conflict with a colleague. It is important to maintain a professional working relationship with others, especially if you work as part of a team. Conflicts at work can be disruptive, impact your credibility, and self-esteem. Whether you’re new to the…

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Maybe you like your job, but you still feel like something is missing. You want a new challenge, or you wonder what you need to do to advance your career. Those concerns are natural, and they’re pointing you in a positive direction. However much you excel at your job, the truth is you’ll probably need…

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Your relationship with your boss can have a huge positive or negative impact on your job satisfaction and career advancement. Even if your boss has a few flaws in their management style or you just don’t seem to get along, you can still work together successfully if you learn the art of managing up. And,…

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