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3 Reasons You Need To Change Your Attitude At Work

Posted by | July 6, 2015 | Scholarships_CareerTips

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By Selipha Kihagi

You may be a smart individual and your boss trusts you enough to know you will get the work done at the required time, but if you have a bad attitude every now and then, even your employer is bound to burst that bubble you have put yourself in.

A bad attitude is not in any way attractive and could be the worst nightmare of your career if not put in check. If you are the kind of person who believes respecting a co-worker or saying hello as you pass by is too much work to do, here is a few reasons you need to change that attitude.

Why You Need To Change Your Bad Attitude At The Office

1. No one will want to work with you
Most jobs require that you work with a team in your daily activities and if you have a bad attitude, then no one will want to liaise with you in any task. This may challenge your effectiveness in the job and even when you believe you can do it by yourself, truth is you can’t do it all.

You will need to work with others, however difficult they may appear, if you are to impress your employers.

2. You will always have a bad day at the office
Having a bad attitude makes you an easy target where anger is concerned. You are always lashing out at your co-workers and believe everything should be done your way, so when it’s not, your anger checks in.

You end up making rush decisions that could set you up on the wrong track with everyone you work with and even worse, the boss. For you, there will always be a reason to be angry and that means you will always have a bad day at work.

3. You are set for unemployment
Most people with a bad attitude will at most times have their numbers up and are among the high performers, but this is not a reason to become comfortable at the job. It is one thing to bring in the money, and another to keep the company’s reputation.

Know that even the boss has a limit to your bad attitude, and you might be seeing the door sooner than you anticipated.

The attitude you have is the sole determinant of how successful you become in your life and career. So, instead of choosing to have a bad attitude and hate your job, choose to always be positive and keep an open mind.