Mishap in a jiffy – be there when you fill out those forms!

Hands up who has never filled out the wrong column on a form or who has never copied mindlessly what the previous participant had filled out on a presence list! Not paying attention can turn to mishap in a jiffy, not only at work, everywhere and with serious consequences! This study in 2014 found among … Continue reading Mishap in a jiffy – be there when you fill out those forms!

Help, I cannot stop thinking about stuff! 

Whether you're literally dreaming what you have written in the report just a few hours before, seeing that procedure manual in front of your eyes or playing an endless loop in you mind with what you'd say to your moody boss or lazy coworker, I know how you feel! And I admit, I am an … Continue reading Help, I cannot stop thinking about stuff! 

Harassment 101 – part I. What is harassment at work

From any angle you look at it harassment is a deeply inappropriate behaviour. Cambridge dictionary for business defines it as illegal behaviour towards a person that causes mental or emotional suffering, which includes repeated unwanted contacts without a reasonable purpose, insults, threats, touching, or offensive language. The legal definition of harassment differs from one country to … Continue reading Harassment 101 – part I. What is harassment at work

How to be constructive instead of destructive at work 

1. In meetings When you are in a meeting, instead of looking for stuff to correct, look for stuff to add to the conversation. Focus on your goals and do not lose them from sight just for the sake of being right. Think about what is being said instead of focusing on what you are … Continue reading How to be constructive instead of destructive at work