Posts Tagged“Workplace”

Last week, I began a series A Different World. I hope that each post in this series will remind us of the basic stuff we already know to do–maintaining certain decorum in the work environment so that our light can shine even brighter. I also hope that these posts help us even in a minuscule way to navigate human interaction in this different world whilst still upholding a good reputation. In Part I  I shared some remarks on keeping a neutral stance when dealing with cliques at school/work. I also wrote about the value of respect to our peers regardless of whether or…

If you’ve ever worked in a professional/academic setting then you can relate with the many categories and sub-categories of individuals that you call colleagues. There’s the sycophant who’s always sucking-up; the backstabber who wants to get ahead by any means possible; the gossip whose mission is solely to disseminate ear-tingling information; the people-pleaser who wants to be liked by all and sundry; the know-it-all who does not miss a beat in engaging in a lecture when all you wanted to know was the time; the chatter-box that doesn’t realize you would really like a moment alone; the ringleaders who rule…