In a personal relationship, one per person loves the other, and the other loves them back. Pretty simple and works, right? However, if one person doesn’t love the other, or both aren’t in love with each other, chances are things are pretty miserable and the relationship will fail. The same can be said about jobs. Let’s take a look at the different work scenarios that are a bad relationship. Continue reading
In a recent post I asked if introverts are better at saving money. Being introverted myself, I had a slightly biased opinion I suppose. So today, I want to give the extroverts out there some love. Continue reading
As I have mentioned in other posts, we moved to a different city nearly a year ago. Since then, I have been teleworking or in other words, working from home for my previous employer. Continue reading
Have you ever been frustrated with an employee because you think their job is so easy and you can’t possibly fathom how they can be stressed out by it? I certainly have been guilty of this and it’s time to think of the big picture. Everybody has job stress no matter how high or how low on the totem poll they may be. Continue reading
Is it more important to know “stuff” or to understand emotions and behavior when it comes to today’s workplace? I suppose the obvious answer is a little of both right? Over the years I have worked with people who have high IQ and people who have high EQ. Continue reading
The Art of Workplace Interaction
Workplace interaction is one of the most important skills that a person can acquire. We have all worked with those difficult people who have personalities that are just brutal to deal with. Admittedly, this does take an incredible amount of fortitude and practice. I was fortunate that early in my career, I worked closely with someone who was highly respected not only because of his job knowledge, but even more so because of his uncanny ability to interact with individuals of all types. He taught me a few tricks that have served me well through the years.