The Whos, the Whats and the Whys of workplacetrouble.com
The Who’s (this for?)
This is about people like you and me, the every day folks out there trying to make a living while working with (many) other people.
Nothing and everything is special about us. We’re not the boss, we’re not the star of the show, we’re not the owner of the thing, we’re just the every day worker, the mice behind the scene, the mortals, you name it…
Every day work does matter. Many of us spend 8 hours a day or more at work (sometimes much more time than what we get to spend at home). It can be 8 great hours or 8 long, miserable hours. So, for all it’s worth, we’d better make it fun. I started this site with the idea of solving problems at work. But it is not going to be the sole focus of it. I’ll talk about how to, what to, what not to, whys, dos and don’ts; what to do at work so that we manage to get the job done, move forward and get along with people without being stepped on, overworked, over stressed or the like.
I work in an office, a multicultural, multinational and multilingual environment. It may be that some of my posts will have a stronger taste of this blend, but most of them are meant for universal reading and use.
And the whys
This blog exists because everybody needs some off the shelf work advice from time to time. There are times where we feel very much in control and able to do everything we’ve ever dreamed of. We have the time, we feel prepared, inspiration is roaring and our strength is growing by the minute. And there are times when for various reasons we are overwhelmed. I did experience moments when I wondered at my own incapacity to react because the stress had accumulated and made me narrow sighted.
So, this blog is meant for these times and hopefully written during the firsts :-D. This is for the times when you don’t feel sure of yourself anymore and you just need that quick and easy feed to remind you that you’re not alone and you’re much better than what’s happening to you might make you think you are.
Drop a line!
And tell me how I’m doing! I admit! I am a complete beginner at blogging. So there may be some hiccups here and some major flops there. I know there is plenty of place for improvement and I need you to tell me how.
So, in any case and for any reason you’re reading this, your feedback is welcomed and very much appreciated. Feel free to drop line in the comment box after each post. This is about all of us.
There is no fun in this but I have to say it. These are my personal opinions or a collections of some other people’s opinions that I quote. They do not engage in any way my former, present or future employers.
We’re starting from the presumption that our actions are taken as fully grown adults exercising free will. I provide some advice but the actions you chose in your specific situation and their consequences are solely and entirely your responsibility and Workplacetrouble.com and its author hold no liability for them.