Fast Company has run the results of something or other that got them a top ten list of the things that get in your way at work, as chosen by annoyed people at work. None of the ten are going to startle you but as you recognise many of them, see what you think of the suggested solutions.
Here’s one of the ten:
PROBLEM: COWORKERS DRAINING YOUR ENERGY
Cure: Surround yourself with productive people
Much like laughter, productivity can be infectious, says [Rosemary] Haefner [chief human resources officer for CareerBuilder]. Stay away from people who like to waste time; they will drain your energy. Instead, align yourself with the company go-getters.
“Watching how others make themselves productive can inspire us to act similarly,” she writes.
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