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Unhappy Workplace - How to Survive It


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  • 1. Unhappy Workplace How to Survive
  • 2. Introduction
    • When you don't like your job, going to work every day can be a challenge.
  • 3. Main Problems
    • Your problem might be with a bad manager, that you constantly feel stretched to the breaking point.
    • You are resentful about taking a pay cut.
    • The whole environment may just feel toxic.
    • You might need to stay in your job because it provides health benefits.
  • 4. Important
    • Whatever your reasons for being unhappy, you need to maintain your professionalism and prevent a bad attitude from sabotaging you.
  • 5. Signs That You Need to Take Action
    • Losing control at work.
    • Feeling distracted, sluggish, angry or irritable, not sleeping well or sleeping excessively, relying on alcohol or food to comfort yourself, and withdrawing from friends and activities.
  • 6. Strategies to Improve your Own Job Perception
    • Face the reality head-on.
      • Accept that this job is not where you want to be, even if you can't make a change today.
      • Tell yourself, 'This is where I am, this is where I'm going to be for a certain amount of time.'
    • Develop a plan.
      • Be proactive. Brainstorm with trusted friends and family members about your ideas.
  • 7. Strategies to Improve your Own Job Perception
    • Find the positive.
      • Make a list of the good points about your job.
      • Listing what you do like about your job will help shift your perception and keep you from feeling so trapped.
  • 8. Principles to Remember
    • Do:
      • Differentiate between what you can change and what you can't.
      • Take responsibility for making a change.
      • Focus on making the best of a bad situation.
    • Don't:
      • Assume nothing will ever change.
      • Allow negative thoughts to rule you.
      • Go it alone.
  • 9. Lico Reis Consultoria & Línguas P rof. Roberto Lico Reis [email_address] E-books: Linkedin: Twitter: @licoreis