In today’s article, I’m going to talk about cognitive dissonance. It is the state of mind where what we doRead more
Bullying can be seen and experienced in many ways. For the most part, it’s any conduct that is unwelcome, hostile, or frightful. It can be physical, mental, or verbal.
Bullying is usually associated with school children and teens. But these days, even adults experience it. It is actually prevalent in some offices.
The issue of workplace bullying is not limited to a single type of behavior. It includes individual attacks, for example, shouting, gossiping, disengagement, micromanagement and toxic workload.
Usually, bullying is more of a personal attack on a certain individual and is normally unrelated to the job or work environment itself.
According to researchers, workplace bullying is on the rise. And this is because of a lot of factors. It could be due to a toxic work environment that tolerates this kind of behavior. It could also be due to unhealthy competition. Personality factors could also be in play.
If you are a target of workplace bullying or corporate bullying, then your career will be affected. Your bully’s actions will cause a lot of problems for you. For example, you could miss out on promotions because your manager refuses to provide training and feedback. Here’s another example. Let’s say you have a colleague who constantly takes credit for your work. You will not get the recognition that you deserve if this persists. If you are always being intimidated by a workplace bully, then you might feel reluctant to voice out your opinions. People who are non-confrontational might have a more difficult time dealing with workplace bullies. However, confrontation is not always needed to address this issue.Read more
“The fishing is best where the fewest go and the collective insecurity of the world makes it easy for people to hit home runs while everyone is aiming for base hits.”
― Timothy Ferriss
“Living a life somewhere else in your mind is nothing more than being a prisoner where you are.”
― Shannon L. Alder
“What else can I do? Once you’ve gone this far you aren’t fit for anything else. Something happens to your mind. You’re overqualified, overspecialized, and everybody knows it. Nobody in any other game would be crazy enough to hire me. I wouldn’t even make a good ditch-digger, I’d start tearing apart the sewer-system, trying to pick-axe and unearth all those chthonic symbols – pipes, valves, cloacal conduits… No, no. I’ll have to be a slave in the paper-mines for all time.”
― Margaret Atwood, The Edible Woman
“I’ve been very lucky at what’s happened in my career to date, but playing something as far from me as possible is an ambition of mine – anything from a mutated baddy in a comic book action thriller, to a detective. If anything, I’d like Gary Oldman’s career: he’s the perfect example of it. I’ve love to have a really broad sweep of characters – to be able to do something edgy, surprising and unfashionable.”
― Benedict Cumberbatch
“What if you were wrong? What if everything you ever believed was a lie? What if you missed your opportunity because you didn’t know your worth? What if you settled on familiar, but God was trying to give you something better? What if you decided not to go backwards, but forward? What if doing what you have never done before was the answer to everything that didn’t make sense? What if the answer wasn’t to be found in words, but in action? What if you found the courage to do what you really wanted to do and doing it changed your whole life?”Read more
“Weirdism is definitely the cornerstone of many an artist’s career.” ― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly “In fact, thereRead more
COMMING SOON. “If you say that getting the money is the most important thing, you’ll spend your life completely wastingRead more
“Done is better than perfect.” ― Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead “Persistence. Perfection. Patience.Read more
“Why do they always teach us that it’s easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It’s the hardest thing in the world–to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.”Read more
The kind of problems you may run into cannot be really defined. Even at your workplace, you may come across a hundred different situations and quite a lot of them may be unfavorable. So, precisely how do you want to handle it? Do you have a feasible working plan in mind? This is exactly what we are going to deal with here.
The logic behind critical thinking
Critical thinking is known to be one of the most effective ways of finding the real problem and then coming up with possible solutions which can be implemented for the right results. One of the main reasons as to why employees fail to solve a deadlock at the office is because, in most of the cases, they fail to find the real problem.Read more