There are many different personalities in any work environment, but some of them hurt the dynamic of the work space rather than strengthen it. If a coworker is egotistical, negative, defensive, spineless, or quick to deflect blame to others, they are putting more stress on their work relationships. They can also cause problems if they are incompetent, over-reactive, or a bully. All of these personalities can make a job harder and take the focus off of doing a good job.
Reflect on these key points:
- 1)Successful interactions are based on understanding each other’s needs — putting yourself in the other person’s shoes, as it were, but many people don’t do this.
- 2)People who are so focused on themselves and what they want are harmful to a business because they are not focused on what people around them need or on the goals of the business.
- 3)Companies are also harmed by employees who are eager to point out the negative qualities or work of their coworkers.
“Customer relationships are critical to any successful business, but inside a company’s four walls, work relationships take on far more nuance and complexity. That’s where most issues that destroy team performance occur.”
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