What’s the Quickest Way to Irk a Co-Worker?

Editor's note: This is a guest post from Eileen Habelow and Randstad Nothing can disrupt a productive day at the office like inconsiderate colleagues.  It seems no matter how hard we try, they always find ways – mostly unintentional – to disrupt your workday “mojo.”  While there are extreme cases of workplace irritation (back-stabbing, taking credit for other’s work), it’s ...

16 Difficult Office Situations and How to Deal With Them

Editor’s note: Although some of these ideas may seem obvious, you are bound to find a helpful tip. This is a guest post from Katheryn Rivas In order to maintain a high level of productivity, a positive work environment is absolutely essential. Although many aspects of the workplace are completely under your control, there will be occasions when you are essentially helpless, ...

Office Dilemma – Clocking in a Co-worker

From the comments on this blog and the emails I’ve received I can see that we have some experienced workers who know their way around the office. I have a scenario that I’ve been pondering. One of your co-workers walks up to you at the end of the day. You consider this woman a friend. You go out to lunch ...

Bruce Lee - Complete the Other Half

"One should not respond to circumstance with artificial and "wooden" prearrangement. Your action should be like the immediacy of a shadow adapting to its moving object. Your task is simply to complete the other half of the oneness spontaneously." - Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was a mental and physical juggernaut.  So many think of him as just a physical freak ...