If your workplace is anything like Cosmo’s, it’s filled with amazing peeps who can gossip about the result of the Australia’s Next Top Model finale one minute and have a heated debate about politics the next. (You guys do that too, right?) The moral of the story is, seeing as you spend most of your time at work, it makes sense to be friendly with those you share a water cooler with. But with any work friendship comes a whole lotta roadblocks that have the potential to make you life awkies. We show you how to maintain that work-friendship boundary…
Last week I was on a train that killed someone. We all hear about suicides on train lines, they seem to be happening more and more, but actually being on the train that struck a person has had a profound effect on me. It’s got me thinking about how everyone has something going on in their life that they’re battling with, and how we can all probably afford to be a little kinder and less involved in our own busyness and drama.
I’ve got a year until I turn 40 and some huge goals I want to achieve by then, so over the next 12 months I’m on a personal mission to succeed, which I know is going to take a lot of planning, determination and commitment. The problem is though that setting a great goal is very different to actually achieving it, so what’s the best way to start tackling the goals that really matter?
It goes without saying that manners are important, but unfortunately they seem to play second fiddle a little too often, leaving many of us feeling frustrated and irritated by our colleagues behaviour. It doesn’t matter how busy you are, there’s never an excuse for bad office etiquette, so take a moment now to make sure you’re not falling foul of the fundamentals of good office behaviour…
It doesn’t matter whether you’re an employee or a business owner, being savvy with the way you manage your time at work is key as it allows you to be more productive, get home earlier, and feel more satisfied at the end of the day. Unfortunately many people tend to do the opposite when things get hectic, and instead find themselves working longer hours and feeling burnt out by the end of the week. So how can you actually work smarter instead of harder when the going gets tough? Here’s how…
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