It’s Monday. You can be forgiven for being a little grumpy, especially if you just braved a spring ice storm. But, what if the prickly moods around the office goes beyond a weather-related trigger? “Workplace Engineer” and author of The Humor Advantage Michael Kerr has is an expert in creating inspiring workplaces and he appeared in The Independent outlining how everything from morale, to creativity, to just basic help can increase if the conditions in your office are good. The article also offers 22 signs things aren’t as good as they could be, and your co-workers might actually dislike you. That includes basics such as gut feel and avoiding you.
From the article:
“When your co-workers like you, everything becomes easier,” he said. “People have your back when you need it the most, you can ask for and get favours more easily, people will volunteer to help in times of need and you can get far better cooperation even across departments.”
Being well-liked will boost your morale, which in turn will make you more productive, focused, creative and successful in everything you do, he said.
Read the list of signs here.