When stress mounts in the workplace, your emotional response can be fraught with arguments and short tempers. Try paying attention to the emotional challenges. Give yourself and colleagues more time and space to breathe, take breaks and consider thoroughly.
Having an aggressive workplace personality may be effective in achieving status and higher income. However, it might not be the right one for you and your colleagues to employ. Fair, considered and strategic approaches are effective and healthier for all.
When a colleague or supervisor does not recognise our innovative suggestions or solutions it can feel shocking and infuriating. It can also feel disappointing and painful. Nurturing your emotional reaction and modelling giving credit to others can help.
The Workplace Weekly Tips Series is focused on healthy workplace functioning and professional development. All material is authored by Cori Lambert unless explicitly stated otherwise. Authentic Consulting and Counselling is located in West Perth, Greater Perth Area.