Rules for Office Politics
attitudes professional at all times. And
especially keep it Positive.
the game being played, not the one you want to play or think should be
make enemies. Never burn bridges.
whine and complain. Once again a Positive Attitude will eliminate this
intimidate superiors. Try to avoid going over your superior's head.
make others look bad.
criticize employees or bosses.
criticism in terms of employer's interests, not personal.
others get what they want.
affiliations of mutual advantage with important people. NETWORK!
common ground with others. Become a Connector.
discuss personal problems.
assume anything will stay secret.
employer's perspective in mind.
a positive, simple, accurate image.
an active listener.
yourself to do difficult, uncomfortable or scary things.
pleasant. Laugh and smile.
assertive and tough when required, not aggressive.
oversell. Be natural. Develop your own style.
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