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6 Ways To Navigate an Open Office As An Introvert

If you’re an introvert, operating in an open office is probably more exhausting than the work itself. While open offices have valid reasons for redesigning the workspace, such as reducing the real estate footprint and facilitating collaboration, many introverts wonder what kind of sadist concocted the layout, gleefully corralling his employees into a single room…

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5 Things That Happen When You Don’t Speak Your Mind At Work

We all have opinions. All kinds of opinions on all kinds of topics. Expressing them, discussing them and sharing them is part of the fun of being human; our differing thoughts and varying ideologies help us grow and develop as people. Opinions are wonderful things. At work, opinions are terrifying. At work, a controversial opinion…

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What To Do When Someone Steals Your Ideas

What do you do when someone you know steals your ideas? I have previously outlined things you can do to either prevent idea theft or to ensure your ideas are public enough for others to realize where they came from to begin with. But, let’s go to the next step with this problem. Let’s say…

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To Prevent Overwhelm-Set Boundaries

I realized what a fool I’d been as soon as my co-worker launched into a recruitment pitch for his political lobby group. We were all crowded into a conference room at the office, and more people kept coming in and trying to find seats. My co-worker – let’s call him Stan – smirked to himself…

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5 Ways To Manage The Bosses Expectations

Most of us dream of the perfect career where we are performing acts of genius, admired by our peers and praised by the boss. The reality is often just short of that and made worse if the boss is making demands of you that are unrealistic. When the boss is expecting something from you which…

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What to do When your Best Friend Becomes your Boss

When you are in the work place long enough, you accumulate work friends as meaningful to you as non-work friends. One thing about work friends is that you sometimes have situations arise that are difficult to effectively manage. One of those is when your best work friend becomes your boss. It’s apt to happen to…

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How to deal with discrimination at work

While we don’t like to think about it or want to pretend like it doesn’t happen where we work, discrimination in the workplace can be commonplace. While it is easy to be discriminated against at work, it is just as easy to fight back against those responsible. In some cases, you may be entitled to…

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