Spend any time in the workforce, and there is a high possibility that you will be made to feel “small” by a colleague talking down to you or devaluing your input. Taking some time, however, to understand what motivates condescension, as well as learning some strategies to combat it, can help.
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Improving office morale can be as simple as taking the time to make sure your colleagues know you appreciate them.
If you make your list(s) and check it every time, pay attention to your budget, and find creative ways to make gift giving both affordable and fun, you’ll be on your way to a lower stress holiday season and a more relaxing New Year.
This gift guide solves your holiday shopping problems. It’s filled with lots of fun and meaningful treats for your hard-working government colleagues that don’t violate the ethics rules.
Let me share a few tips on communicating appreciation to a “difficult” colleague.
It’s that most wonderful time of the year when you think about holiday gifts that will make your favorite coworkers feel appreciated—and then draw a complete blank on the perfect gift to give them.
A friend can be in your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. You shouldn’t try to push it for more than it is.
Learn how you can deal with an offensive coworker.
It’s that most wonderful time of the year when you think about holiday gifts that will make your favorite coworkers feel appreciated—and then draw a complete blank on the perfect gift to give them. Giving gifts to government colleagues isn’t as straightforward as what to buy Aunt Mabel (a scarf). At the federal level, strict rules govern giftsRead… Read more »
As the presidential election nears, talking with your coworkers has gotten increasingly treacherous. Whether you’re a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, Green, independent, or undecided voter, in order to not make enemies at work, you need to learn how to agree to disagree.