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Getting to Grips with Office Politics

Getting to Grips with Office Politics

If you work in an environment with more than two people you have likely experienced office politics and it can be difficult to deal with if you don’t have a knack for it, especially for those who are naturally introverted. It can seem daunting when everyone around you is competing and you don’t want to…

A few things to know about Sexual Harassment - Introvert Whisperer

A few things to know about Sexual Harassment

  I got into a fairly lengthy discussion with a 30+-year-old male friend yesterday.  It started because of learning that Matt Lauer (Today Show anchor) was fired for “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace”.   I appreciated his candor as he acknowledged that he really didn’t know what any of this meant as he personally…

7 Survival Tips for Introverts Working in an Open Office - Introvert Whisperer

7 Survival Tips for Introverts Working in an Open Office

I’ve been working in an open office since I began my career writing for various ad agencies. As an introvert, I can tell you this: it wasn’t a total nightmare. Shocking, isn’t it? I could tell you all the horrors of working in an open office, but that would be a slight exaggeration.   Ideally,…

How to Identify Stressors at Work and Learn How to Manage Them

How to Identify Stressors at Work and Learn How to Manage Them

Stress has increasingly become a part of work life of employees irrespective of their hierarchical position in a company. Whilst limited amount of stress can act as a motivator and create challenges to complete work within a specified time frame but excessive workplace stress can have devastating ramifications.   Did you know that about 47%…

The Pitfalls of Being a Wallflower in the Office - Introvert Whisperer

The Pitfalls of Being a Wallflower in the Office

Being introverted may be a bad thing at a party, but being a wallflower on the job actually comes with advantages. If you work with open-minded people, they will see you as a hard worker, a good listener, a conscientious and dependable employee, even as a calming and professional influence. Wallflowers have a wonderful universe…

5 Strategies to Manage Introverts at Work - Introvert Whisperer

5 Strategies to Manage Introverts at Work

Your team is made up of many characters and every manager knows that although they can’t all be pleased at the same time, it is up to them to make them feel comfortable so that they can thrive in their job.   Part of a manager’s job is to try different strategies to reach out…

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