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How to spot narcissists in the workplace?

Although it’s not possible to define a complete list of narcissistic attributes, there are some common qualities which are widely noticed among narcissists. And just to be clear, working with narcissists doesn’t necessarily have only negative consequences. If you notice that someone has narcissistic features, that person can still be your great colleague, manager or …

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Why is praising people at work so important?

Praising demotivates, slating motivates There are different approaches to praising people at work as well as plenty of myths regarding the issue. Some managers believe that praising can actually lower people’s performance. They argue that it doesn’t make sense to compliment people too much because it will make them arrogant and pompous. They are scared …

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Don’t be scared to talk about your failures

Talking about things that went wrong can help you build your personal brand. I know it sounds ridiculous, especially when everyone else appears to be doing everything perfectly. But I mean it – talking about your failures may actually be useful. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not encouraging you to blindly boast about your missteps. …

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