Being Kinder Than Necessary at Work

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I was dusting the top of my TV yesterday (something I do fairly regularly, honest). I moved a wooden decoration that I keep on top of the TV which says “Be kinder than necessary.” And since I was thinking about my next blog post, I put two and two together and thought that sentence would make a great theme for a blog post—hence the words that follow. [Read more…]

Is Your Mood Making You a PITA at Work?

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How’s your mood? The answer to this question is an important one because your mood (sometimes called ‘attitude’ in the workplace) is a strong factor in how well you do at work.

A Negative Mood Can Make You Less Successful at Work

Why is this? Because having a negative mood can make you less successful at work. When you are living in a negative space, you lack the ability to see possibilities for yourself and for the situations and people around you. That can translate to your being a real pain in the tushie to work with—someone who others would rather work around than spend one additional minute in your presence. Also your negative mood can have an effect on your own well-being, taking the joy out of your day to day life. [Read more…]