Joan’s Naughty and Nice List for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Gossip about your peers (or anyone else). Ignore signals that you are under too much stress. Gossip about your peers (or anyone else). Ignore signals that you are under too much stress. Attitude Communication Skills Professional Image Self Development Work EnvironmentDuring a Facebook Live event Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International, had discussed her Naughty and Nice List for Assistants.

2018 133

HR How-To: Tips to Handle Common Workplace Controversies

Office Dynamics

It is important to know how to effectively handle controversy so that the work environment can remain pleasant and productive. You can employ several techniques as a mediator that will help you work through any high-stress situations that come your way, such as these tips on how to skillfully navigate through some of the most controversial conversations within the work environment: Sexual Harassment. Unsafe Working Environment.

2016 103

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Thinking Differently about Difficult People

The Office Professionals Place

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 Thinking Differently about Difficult People Dealing with difficult people can cause us to lose focus, productivity, and increase stress levels. The ability to handle people we have negative feelings about can cause the office atmosphere to become unmanageable, stressful, and in some cases hostile. When you change your attitude, you are able to focus on the issue and get the job done in a stress free environment.

2010 109

How Companies Should Handle Office Romance

Dumb Little Man

Reduces stress levels – 17%. Increases stress levels – 21%. It can be as simple as creating an environment where employees are comfortable openly discussing office romance. 42% of UK workers said the worst thing about their relationship with a colleague was being the subject of gossip. Relationships are likely to be stressful when it influences employee’s ability to do their job. We spend more of our waking day at work than anywhere else.

2020 150

How to Be Extraordinary At Work: Helpful Tips For Career Growth

Dumb Little Man

Plus, a positive working environment also increases job satisfaction. Your words might help them overcome the stress and problem they are facing. Moreover, maintain distance from the people who are full of negative vibes, particularly those who are full of gossips. How to be extraordinary at work? Well, a leader always expects his team members to be proactive and diligent. He wishes them to grasp things quickly and give outstanding performance.

2020 146

10 Work Productivity Tips and Tricks You Should Adopt at Work Today

Dumb Little Man

The study showed that people reported fewer cases of worry, stress, sadness or anger in performing tasks that they do on a daily basis; working on the tasks they are experts in. Chit-chat and socializing in the workplace is good, but it’s counter-productive when it turns into unwated, irrelevant gossip. Productivity is determined by your mindset and the environment that lets you thrive. There are only two ways to increase the output of your work.

2020 209

5 Ways to Fix Workplace Drama

45 Things

Workplace drama can come in many different forms, from the gossiping colleague to the co-worker who yells (or cries) when under stress. Such an environment hurts productivity, teamwork and creativity, and can eventually lead to employees leaving. Walk away from gossip. In any workplace, there are gossips who love to have listeners. Don't be one of them, even if the gossiper is using a fun-loving "Wait until you hear this!"

2018 56

Climb the career tree, all the way to the top!

Practically Perfect PA

Sorry to say it but if you want to transform from PA to Leader, gossip is a big no. This means taking note of your environment at all times but you can do it as you are smart. The unique 8 week programme includes an analysis of client’s natural work and communications style and a number of steps to help clients get organised, reduce their stress levels and achieve a better work-life balance.

2015 166

Are You An Emotional Packrat?

Dumb Little Man

It can cause an enormous amount of stress, anxiety, and even depression in some cases. You get anxious when you think of certain people or get stressed at the thought of running into someone in an otherwise completely nonthreatening situation. Just as you don't think about, gossip about or otherwise worry about other people it's unlikely that they are any different. Drama adds unnecessary stress and complication to any relationship. Tags: Stress

2010 219

10 Tips for Being a Good Neighbour at Work

Ian's Messy Desk

Be careful what you say in stressful situations. Know your own weaknesses : Don’t get caught up in gossip. I work in a call center and sometimes the stress of the job alone is enough to keep you on the edge. It is important that you do what is possible to create a fun and friendly environment to keep up moral and motivate strong performance. These are excellent tips to create a great working environment.

2010 157

Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague!

Professional Assistant Blog

By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 06, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity H ave you had or are in a situation where your colleague is making your life miserable? Then she spends at least the first hour discussing what she did the day before at home; cooking, cleaning, shopping, gossiping , what ever she did after she left work. If all else fails, you might want to start considering what type of work environment you are in.

2008 109

Top Reasons for Working in Large and Small Companies

Professional Assistant Blog

It’s considered a more family friendly environment. Trust me, it can be very stressful! Home About Me Advertise Top Reasons for Working in Large and Small Companies By The Professional Assistant on Monday, February 25, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Productivity , Travel D o you work in a large company ? A small company ? Do you find that you prefer one over the other? I have worked in several jobs where the firms were large and small.

2008 100

What We Can Learn About Careers from Pope Francis

45 Things

Let''s not forget in this competitive environment, sometimes the best thing you can do is be a good listener for a struggling co-worker, or even offer to take a stressed manager out for coffee. 9) Committing the ''terrorism of gossip. "It''s (Photo courtesy of MSNBC) Recently, Pope Francis listed 15 "ailments" that he believed were infecting the Catholic Church. But I think we should also take this to heart in our workplace.

2014 55

How To Avoid Being A Toxic Person: 13 Simple Tips

Brilliantly Better

What really counts in this dusty environment is to try lowering this pollution index as much as we can. Don’t Gossip Talking behind other people’s back is like putting your exhaustion pipe to somebody else door, while pretending you’re looking in a different direction. If you help somebody out, you will in fact create a fresher environment for yourself. Adjust instantly to new environments.

2010 87

Full-time Freelance Writing Jobs | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

I earn good money, set my own hours, and I don’t have to deal with the stress of traffic, corporate politics, and an office full of idiots and suck-ups. Full-time “Employed&# Writing – The Pros: You get to work in an exciting, fast-paced work environment. So if you’re the social type, you’ll want all the personal contact you get from a corporate office environment. Gossip. You can enjoy a quiet, stress-free work environment.

2010 53

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Bad Behavior at Work has Bottom-Line.

45 Things

That is certainly a perfect lead-in for this story that I wrote for Gannett on a new book not just talking about the fact that rudeness appears to be an epidemic across all professions, but that it has real bottom-line consequences for business: For Andrew Rosen, rudeness at work is embodied by the co- workers who “use their outside voices” to talk about everything from celebrity gossip to their jobs. “I’m I work in a cube-farm environment, so there’s no getting away from it.”

2009 40