Others make you happy when they don´t show up…
The reason many people go out of bed in the mornings, to go to work, is good coworkers.
As I have written about before most people use up to 75 or 80% of their waking hours every day for work. Or work related matters. Like preparing for work. Commuting. Thinking about work. Or resting after work.
So, good coworkers matter a lot. As all other people in your life.
And when I talk here about coworkers then I don´t distinguish between roles. Coworkers can be managers. People on your team. Other freelancers (if you are one) you meet at coffee-houses etc.
- Some coworkers make you smile and laugh.
- Some coworkers help you see the bright sides of things, to see solutions instead of problems.
- Some coworkers share interesting knowledge and facts with you.
- Some coworkers show interest in you as a person, your wellbeing and your family.
- Some coworkers invite you on daily journeys of great achievements and adventures.
- Some coworkers hold you to high standards and help you grow, as a professional and as a person.
- Some coworkers hold you accountable to be everything you are capable of, in work and life.
What kind of a coworker are you?
Do you make others look forward to go to work every morning?
Or are your coworkers happy when you take a day off?
Please, for your own sake, for the sake of your coworkers and overall joy in the world, choose to be a good coworker!
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Herdis Pala is an experienced HR Leader, Speaker, Internationally Certified Coach, Author and Business Consultant.
She works with organizations and leaders on 360° Success.
– Her most requested speaking topcis are:
- The Future of HR
- Going from HRM to HBM (Human Beings Management)
- 360° Success
- Energy Management over Time Management
- How To Be a Better Manager — and Have a Better Life — At The Same Time.
Originally published at herdispala.com on March 7, 2017.
Originally published at medium.com