How to Be Happier at Work: 8 Tips To Raise Your Spirits

Everyone strives to be happy. We aim for the utmost happiness when it comes to our families, our friends, our significant others, our social life. Even Superman makes time for Lois Lane!

So why shouldn’t we aim to be happy at work? After all, we spend a huge chunk of our time in the workplace. And that time will be much more enjoyable – or at least bearable – if our moods are lighter and we’re having a little bit of fun.

The best part is, making yourself happier at work isn’t even hard. Here are a few easy tricks that’ll keep you in better spirits at the office: [Read more…]

6 Personality Types Your Office Doesn’t Need

Even with superpowers, you’re not going to get along with everyone.

Certain people just rub others the wrong way. And unfortunately, in a work environment, this can make for an unproductive team. So it’s a good idea to use those superhuman abilities to weed out the weaklings and troublemakers.

Your office is your S.H.I.E.L.D., so channel your inner Nick Fury to determine who’s worthy of your organization.

You can do yourself a lot of favors during recruitment by knowing what personality types to avoid. [Read more…]

Gasp! 10 Warning Signs You May Be The Office Villain

It can happen to the best of us: Jean Grey turned into Dark Phoenix; the second Robin became Red Hood; even sweet little Anakin Skywalker was eventually consumed by the Dark Side.

If they’re not careful, heroes can slide into villainy. It starts small – letting your nemesis off with a warning here, a little micromanaging there – but before you know it, you’re plotting to take over the world and employee morale has evaporated.

Here are 10 warning signs you might be the villain in your own story – if any of these sound familiar, it’s time to save yourself… before it’s too late! [Read more…]

When one bad attitude chips away at morale

Will negative employee unravel ‘can-do’ work culture?

Teamwork is a critical component of successful organizations.

A culture where folks willingly jump in to help each other and do their part makes for terrific morale.

But one sourpuss can undermine a team and derail productivity and morale. [Read more…]