Simple Ways to Be More Considerate to Your Colleagues – European Institute of Science in Management

Simple Ways to Be More Considerate to Your Colleagues

Simple Ways to Be More Considerate to Your Colleagues

No one wants to be told they’re a selfish  jerk at work — and being thought as one could hold you back in your career. But if you are inconsideratechances are it’s not because you’re mean; it may be because you’re not paying attention or you’ve invested  too little time in becoming aware of others’ goals and opinions. Become more conscious and you’ll become more considerate. Start by paying more attention to body language: Maintain eye contact. Watch your coworkers’ faces for signals of emotion. And be curious about what others think. Don’t be overly focused on proving your pointYou’ll get to thatInstead,  come up with questions of sincere curiosity that will help you understand why others think what they think. When you see things from another person’s perspective, you’ll often find surprising points of agreement.
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*Source: Harvard Business School’s Management Tip of the Day
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